Senior Lecturer in Special Effects – Senior Lecturer
School of Games Computing & Creative Technologies
The University of Bolton’s degrees in Special Effects Development have proved extremely popular and we are now looking for an individual to join this cross-disciplinary team.
You should ideally have a reputation for developing cutting-edge visual effects using 3D CGI tools (ideally Autodesk Maya and/or 3DS Max) as well as experience in the related fields of compositing and video/film (pre and post production). Industrial experience is essential as you will be expected to mentor students through the production workflow mirroring good practice as much as possible.
The ideal candidate will possess an Honours Degree with industry related practical skills in this area and be ready to contribute to industrial groups in the sector as part of our “Professional University” model. You should be capable of developing and maintaining links with industry as well as raising the profile of the course and the School, nationally and internationally.
The School of Games Computing and Creative Technologies has a history of developing successful courses in the area of Creative Technologies. We are an innovative school and we are looking for the right candidate to help us continue developing.
The School is committed to providing a supportive environment for its staff to enable them to achieve their career aspirations and make a positive contribution to the ongoing development of the University, by offering excellent staff development opportunities.
In addition the successful candidate can expect to benefit from generous leave entitlement of 35 days per annum, plus bank holidays. There is the opportunity to join the Teachers’ Pension scheme. The University promotes well-being initiatives and staff can participate in child-care voucher and eye-care schemes. Subsidised sport facilities are available on site.
Candidates invited for interview will be required to bring along documentary evidence (originals required) of right to work in the United Kingdom, and Award Certificates for verification.
Please note that this appointment is subject to Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) Enhanced Disclosure.
Salary in the range of £32, 238 - £41,409 per annum.
Completed Academic Application Form (available from http://www.bolton.ac.uk/POD/Personnel/A-ZDownloadableForms/Home.aspx) should be returned to the Personnel Office, The University of Bolton, Deane Campus, Deane Road, Bolton BL3 5AB by February 2nd 2009. Interviews will be held at the University. For further information please contact Dr Rachel McLean. firstname.lastname@example.org