Architect Job: Senior Lecturer (Architecture)

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The Sheffield School of Architecture is making a strong commitment to strengthening its internationally excellent profile, in architectural and urban research, socially engaged pedagogy, and impact through investment in key areas. As part of this we are seeking to recruit an exceptional candidate for a Senior Lecturer post in Architecture, with expertise in integrating architectural and urban design with social, economic and environmental purpose. We seek applications from academics who can play a key role in advancing the School of Architecture’s competitive position in delivering excellent research, knowledge exchange, high-quality teaching, and innovation at an international level. 

You will have a strong track record of research including an international reputation, publications in highly ranked international journals, evidence of success in external funding capture, a commitment to interdisciplinary and collaborative research and knowledge exchange. You will have experience of high-quality teaching at all levels in Higher Education and maintain a strong relationship with professional practice. You will also have the capacity to develop and lead successful research projects and teams, and mentor academic staff in teaching, research, income generation, publication and impact activities. The post requires a contribution to our postgraduate programmes, and undergraduate teaching, as appropriate. 

You will be able to recognise and build on the current research strengths of the School in architectural and urban design, civic engagement and climate research and have the ability to further enhance the next phase of the School’s research and impact profile in your chosen area.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. 

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience. 

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