Forward-thinking, creative, and innovative – a place to nurture your talent
i-DAT is a vibrant open research lab and teaching collective for playful experimentation with creative technology in the School of Art, Design and Architecture, situated within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business. It delivers programmes of study at both undergraduate and postgraduate level such as BA/BSc (Hons) Digital Media Design, BA (Hons) Game Arts and Design and BA (Hons) Virtual Reality Design.
These programmes embed the production of digital media and design within a framework of creative and experimental artistic practice. They have a rich interaction with MRes Digital Art and Technology and MA Game Design, and a substantial and established PhD community.
They also have strong international connections with the Game Arts Design programme being delivered as a 3+1 at Nanjing University of the Arts and CODEX, an international PGR network. You will be based at the Plymouth campus and would be expected to contribute to this TNE activity.
We are seeking a Lecturer in Interaction Design to contribute to these activities. You will deliver practical and theoretical teaching and research in interaction design, and will have extensive skills and experience within the fields of creative physical computing (such as Arduino and Raspberry Pi), visual programming environments (such as Touch Designer and MaxMSP), the Internet of Things and product fabrication.
The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from women, black and minority ethnic people who are under-represented in this area within University of Plymouth.
Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.
Please include a PDF portfolio of practice with your application or a link to your personal website.
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Andrew Prior by email firstname.lastname@example.org or the School of Art, Design and Architecture by telephone on (01752) 585 150
Interviews are likely to take place on 29th - 31st July and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.
We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.
This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.
Please note, due to the COVID-19 pandemic the University is currently implementing a number of safety measures as per Government advice therefore the successful applicant may be required to work from home in the first instance.
Closing date: 12 midnight, Sunday 12 July 2020
The University of Plymouth is committed to equality of opportunity, promoting a diverse and inclusive culture, demonstrated through our commitment to the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and as a Stonewall diversity champion. All applications will be judged solely on merit, however, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently under-represented in the workforce, for example black and minority ethnic groups.
University of Plymouth holds a TEF (Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework) Silver by the Office for Students.
The School of Art, Design and Architecture holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education.