FMD079 – BSc Visual Effects – Hourly Paid Lecturer in Houdini Software

University of West London

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London School of Film, Media & Design

£32.70 – £47.58 per hour

Release Date:  

Friday 01 December 2023

Closing Date:  

Wednesday 20 December 2023

Interview Date:  

To be confirmed



The University of West London (UWL) is ranked the best modern* university (non-specialist) in London in the Complete University Guide 2023. We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience and Teaching Quality in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.   

*University status awarded in or after 1992. 

The School 

The London School of Film, Media and Design provides a vibrant hub of creative learning, offering professionally oriented courses which have been designed and developed with input from employers and industry specialists. 

The Role 

The London School of Film, Media and Design is currently looking for an Hourly Paid Lecturer to deliver a module/s on our award-winning BSc (Hons) Visual Effects course. We are especially interested in someone with up-to-date experience in Houdini software. We are keen to find someone who can teach the core elements of 3D creation and who has knowledge of generating simulations within 3D programs. 

 The Person  

We are looking specifically for someone to deliver training to our students in Houdini software. Experience in broadcast, visualisation, visual effects, film or games industry is desired. Candidates must also have experience in teaching and learning at Higher Education level or experience in delivering professional training.    

The successful candidate will be helped to develop the modules and create teaching materials. 

The successful candidate will preferably have a relevant Masters qualification or significant industry experience. 

How to Apply

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here:   

Please upload your CV and a covering letter to be considered for this role.

Please email [email protected]   if you need any assistance with the application process. 

For informal enquiries about the position please contact John Hillman, Head of Film Media and Design, [email protected] 

Additional Information  

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Our department/school is under-represented in terms of staff from BAME (Black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds, of LGBT+ identities, and with disabilities. UWL is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter, and is a Disability Confident Employer as well as a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community, particularly those mentioned above to increase diversity in our workforce. 

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.  

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.  

Applicants must hold a PhD in a relevant field with a demonstrable track record of research within the field.  

This post is not available for UWL students. 

This position does not meet the University criteria for Skilled Worker sponsorship 

We will intermittently review the applications as part of this open advert, therefore if successful, you will be shortlisted and contacted at any time.  

The University of West London reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.

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