Tutor (Architecture)

Closing date: 29 June 2022, 5pm

Guaranteed Hours Contract: a minimum of 77 hours will be offered between September 2022 and May 2023

There are several open-ended roles available.

Applications are invited for Guaranteed Hours (GH) contracts as a tutor in Architecture at Edinburgh College of Art.

The Opportunity:

Applications are invited for open-ended Guaranteed Hours (GH) contracts as tutors in Architecture each with a minimum of 77 hours.  Candidates will be considered jointly for tutoring positions in the following courses spanning years 1 and 2 of the BA/MA (Hons) Architecture programme.

The successful candidates should preferably have practice-based experience as professionals in the relevant field

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Your skills and attributes for success:

  • An appreciation of and ability to question diverse cultural, intellectual and ideological positions in contemporary spatial practice.
  • Excellent level of knowledge and expertise in representation – both analogue and digital – incorporating familiarity with and recall of a wide variety of precedents both contemporary and historic.
  • A degree and professional qualification in one or more of the following: Spatial Practice | Environmental Philosophy | Architecture | Landscape Architecture | Structural Engineering + Architecture | Art |  Design | Geography | Ecology
  • Teaching Experience is desirable.

About the Team

Edinburgh College of Art is a large and diverse school within the University of Edinburgh’s College of Humanities and Social Science. It comprises Architecture and Landscape Architecture, Art, Design, History of Art and Music.

Our mission is to promote world-leading critical enquiry across all these subject areas through scholarly research, teaching and creative practice.

Almost 3,000 students and 300 staff study and work at ECA and we enjoy strong relationships with museums, galleries, archives, practitioners and industry partners in Edinburgh, Scotland, the UK and internationally.

Edinburgh College of Art is committed to equal and fair treatment of all its employees and in recognition of the positive promotion of diversity and gender equality among staff and students, Athena SWAN granted the Edinburgh College of Art a Bronze Award in 2017.

As a valued member of our team you can expect: An exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT equality.

If invited for interview you will be required to showcase a portfolio of work and evidence your right to work in the UK.  Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

On this occasion the University will not consider applicants requiring sponsorship for this role. International workers will therefore only be able to take up this role if they can demonstrate an alternative right to work in the UK. 

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