Senior Lecturer/Lecturer Game Technology in Programming
NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences | Breda Noord-Brabant 4817 JT NLD | Full Time | Posted: 11/16/2012
The institute seeks to create a distinct profile for itself as a centre for education, research and knowledge. It is in this capacity that the institute is committed to making a contribution to our globalizing society by training young people to become responsible professionals – in conjunction with the international industries. Furthermore, the institute aims to create a stimulating workplace for both students and staff, so as to enable them to integrate knowledge and skills, to develop their talents to the fullest and apply these to society in a professional and responsible manner.
The Academy for Digital Entertainment of NHTV University for Applied Sciences in Breda (The Netherlands) offers bachelor programs in ‘Game Architecture & Design’ (GA&D) and ‘Media & Entertainment Management’ (M&EM). The GA&D program has a 3D Programming, a 3D Art and an At & Technology for Next Generation Entertainment specialisation. The M&EM has specialisations in Media & Entertainment Marketing and Media & Entertainment Production. A Master program in Media Innovation is being developed at the moment.
All our programs scored first in the national ranking 2009, because of the vocational approach and the quality and experience of the staff. Working at NHTV is like working in the entertainment industry, but without the pressure of production deadlines. The staff of the academy is recruited from all over the world (f.i. US, UK, Australia, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands) and all courses are taught in English.
The activities to be performed include the development and implementation of course material for the Master in Game Technology and the development and implementation of course material for the bachelor program with a strong focus on the technical knowledge and skills to create finished interactive digital entertainment products including, but not limited to, 2 or more of the following:
Programming in C++.
Game Engine Programming (eg. UDK, Unity, CryEngine, etc.);
Parallel programming (eg. CUDA, OpenCL, etc.);
Graphics Programming (eg. OpenGL, DirectX, etc.);
Network, Multi-player or MMO Programming;
Low-Level Assembly Programming;
Mathematics relevant to the field of Gaming;
Physics relevant to the field of Gaming.
You will also deliver lectures and workshops to students on both a bachelor and masters level, giving technical coaching and supervision of students in Game-Lab, our in house game development studio, internships, specialisation and graduation projects. You will participation in (research) projects focused on the digital media industry.
You hold a have master degree or PhD in the field of knowledge and have recent and demonstrable (international) experience in the digital entertainment industry. Experience in the academic field is advantageous, as well as experience in development of digital entertainment products with a focus games (console, mobile, web). You have teaching experience in higher professional education and experience with practical skill-based teaching OR the willingness to do a training in didactical skills which can be provided. You have excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
We offer you an academic position within the most experienced international entertainment development team in the country. We have an attractive and friendly working environment and we are lacking in competition: good fellowship is an important value! You will be working with a select group of enthusiastic and motivated lecturers and students. You have the possibility to work on your own projects (together with students and with available research facilities).
Information about the University can be found at www.nhtv.nl, the Academy for Digital Entertainment can be visited at www.nhtv.nl/made . A brochure of the courses delivered can be downloaded from our NHTV site.
Salary & Benefits
NHTV Breda University of Applied Sciences offers help and experienced in organisation and facilities for costs of relocation and settling in the Netherlands. Dutch Tax authorities may offer tax reduction to applicants from abroad (which makes tax rates comparable to the UK and US).
This position is offered on a Master level within scale 11 or on a PhD level in combination with a research scale 12. Level 12 of the CAO-HBO (Collective Labour Agreement) for holders of a PhD starts from a monthly minimum of € 3860.34 up to a maximum of €4964.68 gross (full-time). Master holders are appointed at a level 11 scale € 3177.05 - €4365.16 gross (full-time). You will get a fixed annual benefit of 8,3%. Apart from this, NHTV University of Applied Sciences offers you an 8% holiday allowance, compensation for your Health Insurance and several compensations for sports activities.
We would like to invite you to apply via the online application form, for which the link is provided on this page. If you already have an account in our Talentpool, you can log in and use “apply to this position directly”. The information in your profile will be used for your application which saves you time completing your application. In case of equal employability, internal candidates are given preference.
This job listing originated on Gamasutra.com, the game industry's leader.
|Location||Breda, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands|
|Categories||Educator / Instructor|
|Pref Degree||Master's Degree|
|Work Site||On site|
|How to apply||Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.|