Architect Job: Research Fellow in Architectural & Urban Heritage

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Additional Information: This is a fixed-term contract until 31st November 2023

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Nottingham Trent University is looking to recruit a Research Fellow in Architecture & Urban Heritage, within the subject area of Architecture and Urban Heritage Preservation and Regeneration. The successful candidate will be based at the Centre of Architecture, Urbanism and Global Heritage at the School of Architecture, Design & Built Environment. 

The appointed Research Fellow will work on funded research in architectural and urban heritage preservation and development. This involves data collection, archival analysis, running training workshops and capacity-building activities with international partners. The Post will work with a large international research team from multiple disciplines on an interdisciplinary approach to preserving vulnerable community heritage in remote regions. The project involves a wide range of impact and public engagement activities with local communities and groups, as well as working with policymakers, community groups, and international partners. 

You will be expected to attend necessary training and research workshops, events and project meetings, as well as contribute to the management of the project, meeting milestones and collaborating with different partners, national and international. Your work may involve one or two international travels as part of the project activities. This role involves contributions to the project reports, publications and further grant applications. This role runs for 12 months, developing a facilitating role during the project, working closely with Professor Gamal Abdelmonem, assisting in their smooth running, collecting relevant stakeholder data, and iterating the initial journeys, and coordinating events, activities and publications.

You will have:

  • Experience in architectural and urban heritage research in preservation, management and technologies.
  • Experience in undertaking coherent research activities, methodologies and investigations in challenging contexts.
  • Knowledge of developing and applying visualisation tools to develop spatial and visual datasets, media communications and material for public dissemination for the public audience.
  • Track record of writing high-quality peer-reviewed research publications in architecture, urbanism, or heritage studies.
  • Excellent visualisation skills, including Illustrator, Photoshop, and AutoCAD.
  • The ability to work well in multidisciplinary teams,
  • Professionalism in dealing with external project partners, and
  • Be prepared to work sensitively, reflexively, and under instruction from the research team.

Interview Date: TBC

If you have any queries about this role, please contact Professor Mohamed Gamal Abdelmonem via e-mail

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