Job: Full Time Post in Game Design at the Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta.

The Institute of Digital Games at the University of Malta has an opening for a resident full time lecturer in Game Design.  The candidate will be require to teach courses in Game Design and one of two areas: Game Technology or Game Studies as well as further developing one’s research record within any of these areas.

 Candidates will also be expected to participate actively in contributing to the nascent, but rapidly growing, local game industry through collaboration with companies relocating to Malta (4A Games, Codemasters, Exient among others) and, most importantly, stimulating the creation of an indigenous eco-system of innovative game development studios.  The grade at which the applicant is placed depends on existing experience in academia and industry and is negotiable.  The contract is indefinite, following a one year probationary period.
The Institute of Digital Games was formed in January 2013 and is comprised of a team of international multi-disciplinary researchers. The Institute runs an MSc programme in games covering Game Design, Game Technology and Game Analysis/Criticism.  We run regular research talks delivered by local and foreign guest speakers, industry events and game nights.  In other words the Institute acts as a networking and events hub for local game makers, students, researchers and educators.  More information about the Institute’s staff, areas of research, educational programmes and events can be found here:
If you have any questions about the post please mail Gordon Calleja at:

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