Senior Lecturer Creative Media


0.8-1.0 FTE

Hanzehogeschool Groningen

Instituut voor Communicatie, Media & IT

An exciting new opportunity exists at the bachelor Creative Media & Game Technologies (School of Communication, Media & IT) for the position of Senior Lecturer Creative Media (0.8-1.0 FTE).

Making games to develop the future! Games are all around us in our daily lives and at the cutting edge of technology. In the Creative Media and Game Technologies programme (CMGT), students will work with cutting edge technologies to learn how to build the future by making games with these: learning how to deploy technologies and how they can be used to invent with. The four-year international programme focuses on students who want to dive into the broad and fast changing field of digital technology.

For our Bachelor’s Programme Creative Media & Game Technologies we are looking for a senior lecturer creative media.

Job description

As a senior lecturer you take care of teaching, organising, conducting, and assessing relevant courses and projects within the Bachelor’s Programme Creative Media & Game Technologies (CMGT).
Teaching, coaching our students in classes, internships and graduation projects will make up most of your job. Depending on your profile and preferences, doing research in one of our research groups is also a possibility.
In addition to your own teaching tasks, you will take the lead in the development of the programme. You will be part of the Curriculum Committee. In that role you - together with the other members - work on the development of the CMGT programme as designed in close connection with the team and students.
Next to that you are keeping a close eye and stay in touch with all organisations, research groups, people and developments both inside and outside the Hanze UAS that can give input to better the programme.

Creative Media

The core domain Creative Media prepares students for creative challenges and trains them to explore new options. Within the CMGT domain, we complement traditional methods for creative problem solving with a more technological and integrated approach. The development of new hardware and software creates an ever-changing environment, which students need to learn to work with to make their vision come to life.
The main focus for the Creative Media domain is to ensure the products students work on are visualized in a manner in which the end user feels as if the product is ready to be used in their everyday life. This means the visuals of the product meets standards and observes emerging trends set by the work field while taking the needs of users into account.

Requirements and competences

- You hold a masters’ degree and preferably a BKE/BDB (didactical certificate).
- You have work experience in the field of creative media (preferably 3D) and games and/or new technology.
- You can connect your field of expertise with the other domains.
- You are experienced as a teacher, developer of education, and as researcher or coordinator.
- You inspire both students and colleagues and want to support their development.
- You are professional and have a keen eye for the organizational interests.
- You like working with international students and colleagues.
- You are fluent in English.

Where are you going to work

The Creative Media & Game Technologies professional field needs students that are capable of mastering diverse technological skills and applying those skills in creative ways to new problems. Our students need to be able to adapt to any new technology quickly. This puts a high demand on the students’ attitude and their ability to critically examine their skills and their own learning needs.

The School of Communication, Media & IT

The bachelor CMGT is part of the School of Communication, Media & IT (SCMI), which is the biggest school within the Hanze University of Applied Sciences (Hanze UAS) in Groningen. SCMI specializes in offering a wide range of multifaceted, innovative and internationally oriented bachelor and master programmes.

What do we offer

We offer a dynamic role in an inspiring work environment. It concerns a structural vacancy in which we first offer an annual contract with the possibility to extend the contract. You can start working here on August 28th, 2023. The salary will amount to a gross minimum € 4.508,- and a gross maximum € 6.064,- per month based on a full time position, in accordance with scale 12 of the collective labour agreement for higher professional education (cao hbo). Hanze (UAS) offers a comprehensive package of secondary employment conditions, including an 8% holiday allowance, a structural year-end bonus of 8.3%, and a maximum of 53 vacation days. Additionally, Hanze (UAS) encourages employees to continuously professionalize themselves. Our Hanze PL Academy facilitates and supports this process. .


Additional information concerning this position can be obtained from Henriët Eilander, programme manager CMGT at telephone number + 31(0)6-25151594.

Will you be our new colleague?

Please send your resume and application (Apply-button).

- The (online) interviews will take place on Thursday June 15th and Friday June 16th 2023.
- An assessment can be part of the procedure.
- This vacancy has an internal and external status. Employees who work at Hanze University of Applied Sciences take precedence over external candidates.
- A certificate of good conduct may be required. You will get reimburse for the fee by the Hanze University.

We do not appreciate acquisition in reference to this advertisement.

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