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Based within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business, the School of Art, Design and Architecture (ADA) offers high quality, student-centred degrees, postgraduate programmes and research opportunities relevant to today’s cultural, creative, architectural and design-related industries. The School has a growing international profile, with collaborations across the Far East, South America and Europe. Students learn from experienced practitioners who are experts in their field and join an intellectually stretching multidisciplinary learning community. In all areas there is a fundamental commitment to practice-based working and supporting students to develop as independent critical thinkers and practitioners. Studio work – and studio culture – permeate most of the School’s pedagogy, and are the central pivot underpinning all other modules and activities.

The Department of the Built Environment is inviting applications for a fixed-term fractional Lecturer post (0.2 FTE) until December 2023.

We are looking for an inspiring and enthusiastic academic to make a key teaching contribution through teaching, to our academic provision of undergraduate courses in the built environment discipline, such as in Building Surveying, and Architectural Engineering.

You will be expected to lead and teach in core areas within the Architectural Engineering, such as building technologies, building physics, MMC, dissertation supervision, sustainable construction, LCA, building assessment systems and building services engineering.

You will have an appropriate degree or equivalent and a scholarly reputation. A professional qualification (from RICS, CIAT, CIOB or similar) or eligibility to gain it would be desirable. In addition, you will contribute to the broader academic work of the Built Environment Department including recruitment, course development and student mentoring initiatives.

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the job description in your supporting statement.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the role, please contact Professor Steve Goodhew by email steve.goodhew@plymouth.ac.uk. 

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

Closing Date:         12 Midnight, Monday 15th August 2022

The interviews are expected to take place early to mid-September and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not. Zoom interviews may be arranged but the successful candidate would be expected to be based at the Plymouth campus.

This is a part-time position working 7.4 hours per week on a fixed-term basis due to funding until Sunday 31st December 2023.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

The School of Art, Design and Architecture holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education.

The University of Plymouth has a strong interdisciplinary research ethos which is supported by our three strategic Research Institutes; the Marine Institute, the Sustainable Earth Institute, and the Plymouth Institute of Health and Care Research. As a member of our academic community, you’ll be expected to contribute to our recognised research strengths. Working holistically across the University, you will be challenged to innovate, collaborate and deliver impactful research contributions as part of a systems thinking approach to addressing today’s global challenges.

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