Universitat Politècnica Catalunya, CITM

Position ID:Universitat Politècnica Catalunya-CITM-PDI2 [#16391]
Position Title: LECTURER CITM_UPC_2020_Video games
Position Type:Postdoctoral
Position Location:Barcelona, Catalonia 08005, Spain [map]
Subject Area: Teacher Education
Appl Deadline:2020/06/08 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2020/05/27, finished 2020/11/13, listed until 2020/11/27)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The centre:

The Image Processing and Multimedia Technology Center (CITM) is a leading university centre in training, research and innovation in animation and digital art, multimedia technologies and video games, affiliated to the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC).

The official bachelor's degrees in Design, Animation and Digital Art, the bachelor's degree in Multimedia and the bachelor's degree in Video Game Design and Development are taught at the CITM, with teaching in Catalan, Spanish and English. The centre has close links with leading companies in the digital sector and with the audiovisual and digital ecosystem of Terrassa and Barcelona, and relations with the other departments and centres of the UPC.

Your profile:

A doctor with teaching and university research experience in one of the centre's specialist areas: digital communication, multimedia creation, the Internet, digital culture, animation, digital art and video games. Candidates who are pursuing a doctorate, or who have outstanding professional experience in the centre's specialist areas will also be considered.

Specific attributes of the vacancy: • An academic and/or professional profile focusing on the history and theoretical analysis of video games; or on the design, production and development of video games. • Research experience in the fields of Game Studies, such as media literacy, video games and education, new business models, narratology, eSports, youth and video games, game design, fan culture, serious games, gender and video games.

Generic qualities: • University teaching experience with an integrative approach to theory and practice. • Experience in the design, production or technical development of interactive or audiovisual digital products. • Proven research experience in terms of publications and/or participation in independent or competitive research or transfer projects. • The ability to critically analyse the media, digital creation and art in the information society. • The ability to lead research, transfer and teaching innovation projects. • The ability to mentor and teach using innovative methodologies. • The ability to work in a team and provide leadership in areas of coordination.

What we offer:

• A permanent full-time teaching position, in the salary range according to the successful candidate's qualifications, professional experience and accreditations (AQU/ANECA). • A position as a visiting lecturer for up to 3 years, in the salary range according to the successful candidate's qualifications, professional experience and accreditations (AQU/ANECA).

The teaching staff at the CITM is responsible for subjects on bachelor's degree courses, coordinates some areas of management, and leads and participates in research, teaching innovation and transfer projects. The teachers work on a full-time basis (37.5 hours a week).

Deadline for applications: 8 June 2020. Immediate start or start on 01/09/2020.

Submit your application: Send your curriculum vitae in free format and on an optional but recommended basis, with one or two letters of recommendation to the following email address recursos.humans@fpc.upc.edu between today (19 May 2020) and 8 June 2020.

If you have any academic queries about this vacancy, please contact the Academic Director of the CITM, Dr Carles Sora, by emailing carles.sora@citm.upc.edu or by telephoning 34 673613641.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
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