Lecturer in Architecture and Professional Practice

Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom

Job description

Interview date:  20 June 2018

The Portsmouth School of Architecture delivers courses and research with global relevance, aligned with working together with and alongside our local community.  Initiatives such as the Media Hub allows students to experience cutting edge design tools, and enable students to achieve high levels of employability.  We have ambitious plans for developing our high-quality and professionally led teaching to include architectural apprenticeships, bringing greater diversity and opportunity to the profession.  Our excellent record for student satisfaction demonstrates how we continually strive to improve all aspects of our student engagement.  The School is producing globally significant research and intends to submit to the next Research Excellence Framework.  Further information on activities in the School can be found on our website, http://www.port.ac.uk/portsmouth-school-of-architecture/

The School currently has approximately 700 students, and offers Architecture and Interior Architecture, including PhD and MRes study.  Over 30 academic staff form a creative partnership with a multidisciplinary team of part-time tutors, situated in the Faculty of Creative and Cultural Industries. The city offers a stimulating and vibrant environment for study, and benefits from significant cultural heritage, alongside progressive industry.

This lecturer post will contribute across the architecture courses from Part 1 to Part 3, through design studio teaching and delivery of lectures, workshops, seminars associated with Professional Studies.  As an experienced architect, you will be familiar with practice and delivery of projects, and have specific expertise in procurement, legal and regulatory frameworks and project planning, in addition to design expertise.  Applicants will be expected to demonstrate a high level of commitment to providing an excellent student experience and a supportive, positive learning environment.

The University of Portsmouth is an open and inclusive environment, and supports staff through various initiatives, details are on our website, http://www.port.ac.uk/

We are actively seeking diversity in our team and welcome applications from women and minority groups.  Job share and part-time working will be considered.

Informal enquires may be made to Pamela Cole, Head of School of Architecture, at pam.cole@port.ac.uk, telephone +44 (0) 23 9284 2086.

How to apply

For detailed information about the vacancy, please select this link:ZZ004581 – Lecturer in Architecture and Professional Practice.docx

The University of Portsmouth offers a rich variety of study opportunities – more than 140 postgraduate programmes are delivered by departments and schools, each with their own unique identity.