Architect Job: Associate Lecturer Building Information Modelling (BIM) Buildings Performance

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About the Job 

Interview date: To be confirmed

To prepare and deliver teaching sessions according to curriculum specifications and to undertake all the stages of assessment associated with the taught hours. This is with particular focus on Building Information Modelling (BIM) software, sharing IFC files, clash detection using Navisworks software, and energy simulation software and building performance analysis, particularly IES software. To participate in quality assurance and development activities related to the taught curriculum.

To undertake allocated teaching requirements:

  • plan, prepare and deliver lectures, seminars, etc
  • design and implement assessments in accordance with the module/unit specification, for first sits and resits
  • deliver assessment outcomes (marks etc) to relevant academic/support staff, meeting agreed deadlines
  • undertake moderation and second marking equivalent to the primary assessment load
  • attend, as required, course related boards including field/course boards and exam boards
  • undertake quality assurance processes directly associated with the teaching (these may be in-class – e.g. student feedback, or out of class – e.g. reviewing a module on an annual basis
  • liaise with other staff, normally by telephone or email, re teaching and assessment duties
  • be involved in curriculum development and the development of marketing materials directly related to the teaching activities

To undertake necessary scholarship and personal development to enable the teaching programme to be kept up to date, and to be delivered and assessed according to University policies and quality standards.

Therefore, the skills required are namely:

  • Energy simulation software and building performance analysis, particularly IES software
  • Building services engineering back ground and CFD modelling (Computational fluid dynamics)
  • Experience in BIM software, sharing IFC files, clash detection using Navisworks software
  • Industry experience relevant to your stated specialism



  • Undergraduate degree (UG) in a subject relevant to your stated specialism


  • Postgraduate degree (MA/MSc etc) in a subject relevant to your stated specialism (to teach/supervise at PG level)
  • Professional recognition as HEA Associate Fellow (D1) or teaching qualification recognised by HESA, or willingness to obtain HEA Associate Fellow (D1) within an agreed timescale 

Specifics for qualifications:

  • Background in Architecture, and/or Architectural related discipline, and/or Buildings related discipline. Also, mechanical engineering is desired for the CFD modelling

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Due to the requirements laid out by UK Visas and Immigration regarding Right to Work in the UK, the University can only accept applications from individuals who currently have a status allowing them to work in the UK for this position. Due to this criteria we regret that we are unable to offer sponsorship at this time.


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