Architect Job: Course Leader, BA (Hons) Architecture (0.8 FTE)

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Our university

Ravensbourne University London is an innovative, industry-focused university located at the heart of London’s newest creative community on the Greenwich Peninsula. We’re champions of creativity and collaboration, dedicated to giving our learners the specialist skills and opportunities they need for outstanding careers in digital media and design.

The role

Ravensbourne’s renowned BA(Hons) Architecture has reputation for producing highly employable graduates with a distinctive personal design identity equipped with future-proof skills. This is a consolidated course with a national and international reputation that establishes its educational model around digital craft skills and three key pillars: social impact and community, sustainability and inter/cross-disciplinarity. 

The candidate   

We are seeking to recruit an innovative educator to provide leadership and management of our BA (Hons) Architecture course.

Working closely with the Head of the Department of Architecture, the successful candidate will have overall responsibility for each of the three levels of the BA Architecture course, and in addition, contribute and collaborate to the successful organisation, teaching and assessment of BA Interior Design Environment Architectures, BA Urban Landscape and future courses in spatial practices and be involved in cross-disciplinary activities across Ravensbourne. 

Applicants should be able to demonstrate significant professional knowledge of and experience in spatial design and/or architecture and the architectural profession together with academic teaching experience. They will have a first degree or post-graduate qualification in a relevant subject and should be able to demonstrate a strong teaching record. 

The successful candidate should also have a thorough knowledge of architectural history and theory and current practice, an interest in emerging technologies and familiarity with the use of virtual learning environments and associated teaching methodologies. A detailed understanding and experience of the meaning and process of professional accreditation – in particular for ARB and RIBA – is fundamental.

The candidate should have experience in the area of curriculum development and delivery and will have the ability to design and implement creative teaching and learning strategies that bring architecture career roles to life. The candidate will possess excellent leadership and organisational skills, have the ability to engage, and motivate students directly with their discipline and mentor undergraduate and postgraduate cohorts towards industry-ready profiles. 

The successful candidate will work and collaborate with other senior leaders in a cluster where students have shared delivery covering a range of courses in spatial practices such as interior architecture and landscape.

For informal enquiries please contact Programme Director for Architecture – Alberto Villanueva, 

 Closing date: 23:59, Tuesday 8th November 2022.  

To apply: Please visit our careers portal via the link below. To apply you will need to submit a curriculum vitae, covering letter and complete an application form.   


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