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Lecturer in Esports

Staffordshire Business School

Location:  Digital Institute, London
Salary:   £37,402 to £42,822 per annum (inclusive of London allowance)
Tenure:  Full time Permanent, 1.0 FTE
Release Date:  Tuesday 12 March 2019
Closing Date:   Friday 12 April 2019
Interview Date:   Monday 29 April 2019
Reference:  BLE18-04

We are looking for a new member to join our Esport team at our new campus in London. We will be opening our doors in September 2019 to a brand new Digital Institute based in the Olympic Park, Stratford.  The building, Here East is a state of the art home for technology, media and innovation, and we have invested heavily to ensure we have the best facilities for our new students.

Staffordshire University is a leading Games Design University and pioneered the development of Esport Education at degree level, with our first intake in 2018. We have extensive industry contacts and a large part of your role will be to build our network to ensure our students have access to career opportunities, internships and work placements throughout their course.

Ideally qualified to PHD level or with equivalent professional standing, you will be an experienced academic with a background in Games, Business, Event Management or Esports and will be able to exibit Staffordshire University values in your ‘brilliant and friendly’ attitude and your ‘curious and daring’ approach to teaching. As well a contributing to the delivery of teaching you will be expected to have strong technical and digital skills and experience of leading activities to promote your course.

We are happy to consider applications from those looking for fractional roles.

For further information or an informal discussion regarding this role, please contact Angela Lawrence, Head of Department angela.lawrence@staffs.ac.uk or Rachel Gowers, Director of the Digital Institute London rachel.gowers@staffs.ac.uk

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At the University we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from Women and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at a senior level.

To apply, you will be required to complete an online application form and submit a copy of your CV quoting the relevant reference number for the role you are applying for.

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