JOB: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Architecture. University of Bath

Job: Lecturer or Senior Lecturer in Architecture. University of Bath

The Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering of the University of Bath wishes to appoint an outstanding and inspirational academic in architecture. The post is full time (36.5 hours per week) and is advertised at Lecturer (Assistant Professor) level or Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor). The successful candidate will have a scholarly reputation, demonstrated by a significant record of high quality journal publications in the relevant field. You will be expected to develop, largely through external funding, a research team in your specialist area. We would generally expect applicants for Lecturer level to have some post-doctoral experience and for Senior Lecturer to have an established record of publishing and grant capture. The successful candidate will be developing a reputation in one or more of the following fields of architecture:

  • Adaptive re-use of buildings
  • Digital architecture
  • Resilient cities
  • Sustainable architecture
  • Urban design and theory

The post holder is expected to make a significant contribution to both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching. We are therefore looking for someone with a dedication to the delivery of high quality teaching across a range of subjects within their broad area of expertise. We are a joint Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering in which collaborative, integrated studio based design is central to our teaching ethos. A passion for creative design and integrated/collaborative working is an essential requirement. Some experience of architectural practice would also be beneficial. Other duties will depend upon the background of the post holder.
The Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering at the University of Bath is internationally recognised as a leading centre for research and teaching in the built environment. The Department came joint top in the Architecture, Built Environment and Planning unit of assessment in the 2014 REF and we are consistently at the top of the subject league tables. The University has received a Gold award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
All applicants must include both a Curriculum Vitae and a two-page outline of their future plans and intentions for research activity and grant capture over the coming five years. This document will be treated in the strictest confidence and with full respect for ownership. This is a mandatory component of the selection process, without which we will be unable to progress your application.
Informal enquiries about the post may be made to Professor Stephen Emmitt (+44 (0)1225 384722, email, Head of the Department of Architecture and Civil Engineering and Director of the Centre for Advanced Studies in Architecture (CASA).
For the full job description and for applying online, please follow this link to the University of Bath webpages.
Application deadline: 9 February 2020.

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