Architect Job: Lecturer – Construction Technology

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35 Hours (1 FTE), Permanent contract

Placement on salary scale is dependant on qualifications and experience

We are one of the largest partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands, a partnership of 13 colleges and research institutions comprising Scotland’s newest university.

As the UK’s leading tertiary education provider, we deliver both further education and higher education courses and that makes us different from traditional institutions. Through an innovative approach to learning and some of the best online learning technologies, we offer our students the complete learner journey, where they have choice and flexibility to study from access level right through to PhD.

UHI Inverness is at the heart of the community. Working closely with businesses and stakeholders, our curriculum and research capacity is designed to meet the ever-evolving needs of industry and support the strengths and ambitions of the region. Through a personalised approach, we help our students discover their right path, providing them with a combination of qualification and job-ready skills to succeed in the workplace. UHI Inverness has locations at Inverness Campus and the Scottish School of Forestry (Balloch), both of which are growing hubs for research, innovation and enterprise. 

We are seeking an enthusiastic, dedicated member of staff to work with us as a lecturer within the School of Construction and Forestry on a permanent basis. You will be based at Inverness Campus.

Job Purpose:

The successful person will contribute to teaching, research and linking with industry for innovation and knowledge transfer in Construction Technology, specifically in Architectural technology. Your research specialism could be in, or related to, for example, sustainable construction, environmental policy, or construction challenges in rural and remote areas.

The post includes delivery Tertiary Education from entry level (SCQF Level 4) to Honours (SCQF Level 10) in Architectural Technology, Built Environment and Civil Engineering. In addition, the position may include research, knowledge exchange, and administrative roles as specified by the Head / Depute Head of School.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Teaching / Facilitating Learning
  • Assessment
  • Guidance and Support
  • Planning and Preparing the Learning Experience
  • Quality and Standards
  • Professional Practice and Development
  • Research and knowledge exchange

Essential Criteria:

  • Construction Technology related qualification to at least SCQF Level 11 e.g. Architectural Technology, Architecture, Built Environment, construction.
  • Have relevant industrial and research experience in sustainable construction, environmental policy, climate change and energy or civil engineering/construction challenges in rural and remote areas.

You should also be flexible, reflective, innovative, creative, and personally committed to continuing vocational and professional development.

You should possess effective interpersonal skills and have good IT skills in applications such as MS Office and other relevant subject related software packages.

Please note: the successful post holder will need to pass a satisfactory PVG Scheme check through Disclosure Scotland prior to commencing employment.

Application Closing Date: 13 September 2022

Shortlisting will take place: 14 September 2022

Interviews week commencing 21 – 22 September 2022

If you have any queries about the application process please contact the Human Resources Department on or on 01463 273210.

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