Architect Job: Lecturer in Tectonics (Landscape Architecture)

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The main purpose of the role is to contribute to the University’s objective of securing an outstanding reputation for research-informed learning, innovation and integrated academic practice. This role is specific to the Making strand of the curriculum, and we are looking for someone capable of delivering a wide spectrum of skills and of thinking critically about non-written forms of communication in landscape architecture. The drawing, the model, digital and virtual representations as well as the materiality and detailed design of landscape construction all form part of this territory, as does the finding of meaning through interdisciplinary modes of thinking.

The Person

You will be able to bring a skillset encompassing critical engagement and reasoning that will allow you to embed knowledge of landscape technologies and materials supporting the design studio modules and more.

Duties of the role will include coordinating and contributing to the marking, assessment and feedback of the course requirements, and ensuring that the assessment criteria are met.

Embedding knowledge of digital technologies and software (CAD, 3D modelling and rendering, graphics, preferably GIS and BIM as well as Virtual Reality), and to integrate these with the design studio projects, working in collaboration with studio teams and other staff. Along with knowledge of hard & soft landscape materials and construction technology, including technical detailing, and to synthesise these into the design studio projects, working with studio teams and other staff.

Management and administrative duties including pastoral care of a diverse range of students commensurate with the role.

By the end of the probation period, you must have achieved the relevant level of UKPSF recognition (if this has not already been obtained). For those new to teaching, this will be through our accredited Introduction to Learning and Teaching and for those experienced in teaching, through our Kingston Academic Practice Standards Framework.

Further information

This is a permanent part-time position (11.1 hours per week) with starting salary of £12,339.30 (30% to £41,131) per annum.

Interviews are expected to be held on Tuesday 1st November.

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Heba Elsharkawy, Head of Department Architecture & Landscape.

Bring your true self, expertise, and passion to Kingston where we are continuing to strive to build a university where authentic inclusion and belonging is at its heart. Every one of our staff and students’ identities, backgrounds and diverse experiences makes us who we are – so harness and embrace yours by applying today. We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities and those with disabilities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

To apply click on ‘Apply Now’. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email [email protected] or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

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