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									                             THE UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM

                           SCHOOL OF THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

Job Title:            Lecturer in Architecture (Two posts)

Salary:               £30,912 - £41,545 per annum, depending on qualifications and
                      experience (salary can progress to £48,161 per annum, subject to

Location:             School of the Built Environment

Responsible to:       Professor Tim Heath, Head of the Built Environment

Job Outline:

The successful candidate will be expected to engage in internationally competitive research, to
publish in high quality journals and to apply for research funding. Duties will also involve
studio teaching, lecturing and administration within the School.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

   To establish and maintain a successful research programme of international standing, in
    line with the overall research strategy of the School, to stimulate the development of
    research within the School which is relevant to contemporary practice and to supervise PhD
    and/or Masters-level students.

   To develop successful collaborations within and outside the University, with academia and
    industry, to enhance the standing of the School and to contribute to its research income.

   To contribute at all levels of the teaching programme at the School, including lectures,
    seminars and design tutorials, by arrangement with the Head of the Institute.

   To contribute to course and curriculum development, design and evaluation.

   To design, deliver, convene and assess modules in line with the University and School’s
    regulations and procedures.

   To assist with administrative activities relevant to the effective delivery of School of the
    Built Environment programmes, including attendance at meetings.

   To take part in and contribute to staff development activities consistent with continuous
    professional development.

   To act as a personal tutor in the pastoral care of students.

   To assist with the recruitment and induction of staff and students and marketing of the
    School’s programmes.
   Any other duties appropriate to the post as required by the Head of Institute and/or Head
    of School.

This job description may be subject to revision following discussion with the person appointed
and forms part of the contract of employment.
Person Specification:
                        Essential                            Desirable
Qualifications/         Degree in architecture or closely    PhD in architecture or related
Education               related discipline including         discipline.
                        structural engineering.              ARB registered architect.
                                                             Membership of an appropriate
                                                             professional organisation.
                                                             Postgraduate Certificate in Higher
Research/Teaching       Experience of teaching               Contribution to the teaching and
& Experience            architecture within HE.              development of ARB/RIBA
                        Research interests in line with,     accredited architecture
                        and complementing, the               programmes.
                        research activities of the
                        Institute and School.
                        Evidence of potential to
                        research at an international
Personal Attributes     Highly motivated to lead an          Evidence of research grant
                        independent, successful              funding, independent fellowship
                        research programme and to link       awards or external collaborations.
                        with existing research activities.   Strong architectural design skills.
                        Excellent communication and          Architectural practice experience.
                        organisational skills.
                        Ability to work with students
                        and assist their learning
                        Ability to work to deadlines and
                        prioritise tasks.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professor T Heath, tel: 0115 951 4887, Email: or Professor M Stacey, tel: 0115 951 3132, Email:, or   Ms   A   Aston,  tel:   0115   951   3040,  Email:

Please quote ref. SM/25548Lx1.                                 Closing date: 17 July 2008.

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