Post Title: Senior Lecturer in 3D Modelling
SBU/Department: Creative Arts (Screen)
FTE: 1.0 FTE (37 hours per week)
Duration of Contract: Permanent
Salary: UH8 £44,263 pa with potential to progress to £56,021 pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience
Annual leave: 35 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year
Location: College Lane campus, Hatfield
We are seeking a senior lecturer with an engaging approach and professional experience to teach undergraduate and postgraduate students about generalist skills in 3D modelling and a related specialism in the 3D, visual effects or games production pipelines.
Main duties and responsibilities
As the successful candidate, you will be pro-active with an excellent track record in one or more areas related to 3D modelling. You will have detailed knowledge of commercial 3D modelling and maintain a clear sense of the development of the area and ensure the curriculum and teaching remain up to date. Furthermore, you will further develop and strengthen external relationships and partnerships with companies and media organisations that will benefit students and staff and support the strategic objectives of the University and School.
In addition, you will be expected to inspire and intellectually challenge our students, developing and delivering a high-quality teaching and learning experience, and ensuring the successful and effective day to day running of modules. You will also be expected to work closely with colleagues and the Programme Leaders, in a collegial and proactive academic team, to provide an excellent student learning experience.
Skill and experience required
You will have substantial, relevant, proven professional experience and some experience of teaching at HE level and must have an in-depth knowledge of 3D modelling and how it integrates within the 3D, visual effects or games production pipelines. You must have good presentation and interpersonal skills and excellent oral and written communication skills. The abilities of working as part of a team, on your own initiative and proficiency in English are essential.
You must hold a minimum of an undergraduate degree, or equivalent qualification, in a relevant discipline. Significant professional experience is essential. Having a teaching qualification, membership of the HEA and having, or working towards, a postgraduate or research degree in a relevant field is desirable and would be an advantage as would membership of relevant professional organisations.
Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.
An appointment to this role may require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) certificate.
Informal Enquiries: Dr Ian Willcock (Head of Screen) [email protected]
Closing Date: 03 December 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference Number: 055895
Date advert placed: 17 November 2023
We are a committed equal opportunities employer, and we particularly encourage applications from women and BAME candidates to reflect our diverse student cohort and staff under-representation where it exists.
Our vision is to transform lives and UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts
Senior Lecturer in 3D Modelling
University of Hertfordshire
November 18, 2023
December 03, 2023
Arts and Culture,Computer Science
About the employer
Formerly recognized as Hatfield Technical College, University of Hertfordshire is a public university which was established in the year 1952. This university primarily developed its roots in aeronautical engineering. In the year 1961, it was given the status of a regional college by the Ministry of Education. The British Government granted this college the university status in the year 1992. The university has multiple research centres in various fields including health and human sciences, arts and humanities and science and technology.
The University of Hertfordshire has two campuses, namely De Havilland and College Lane, which are spread across sprawling premises. The campuses offer on-campus accommodation to the students and are equipped with many first-class facilities such as a gym, central hub and social spaces. They also have sports facilities, including a pool and a climbing wall. De Haville Campus opened in the year 2005 and is provided with a computer centre, library and resource centre. Both the campuses are accessible by bus and trains. The university offers bus services to the students called Uno. Uno provides safe rides to the students and staff members at a discounted rate. The university has many educational spots, including a creative art gallery, biology lab, aerospace lab, simulation wards, observatory and a law building.
This university offers placement opportunities in many areas such as business, creative arts, physics, maths and law. According to the Complete University Guide 2015, it has the lowest rate of 'student relevant' crimes. The Trident Media Radio is the campus radio operated by the students. This university has a plethora of partners. Some of them are McGill University Canada, University of Okhalama and James Cook University. The university has developed many notable alumni that are doing successfully in their fields. Tony Banham is the Founder of Hong Kong War Diary Project. Helen Lederer is a famous actress and comedian. Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia, Darell Leikin graduated from the University of Hertfordshire. Chris Gubbey is Auto Executive for General Motors. Upen Patel is an acclaimed film actor and a model. BBC presenter, Kate Bellingham is a renowned alumnus of this university. In addition, it has also produced many eminent sports personalities such as Ajaz Akhtar, who is a British cricketer and Noah Cato, who is a rugby union player.