Lecturer In Urban Design (Teaching and Scholarship)

6 months ago

University of Manchester


About Us

The University of Manchester is part of the prestigious Russell Group of universities, with outstanding facilities and the widest range of courses. We are highly respected across the globe as a centre of teaching excellence and innovative research.

About the Role

The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a Lecturer in Urban Design and is looking for applications from candidates who specialise in urban design practice and the delivery of urban design projects through a technical and applied studio-based approach. In particular, we seek candidates who can evidence a commitment to teaching/delivering contextually responsive urban design interventions at multiple scales, and who have skills in utilsing a wide range of urban design techniques and software in the development and delivery of design proposals. With an established urban design teaching team and postgraduate masters programme in place, the successful candidate must have the ability to work collegially within this structure to deliver existing studio modules and assist in the design of new and innovative curriculum. The University invites applications for the above post which is tenable from 1st August 2020. Interviews will be held on April 23 2020. All candidates should include in their applications an Urban Design Portfolio. This portfolio should demonstrate your understanding of the process of urban design practice. It can include your own design work and/or student work you have directly supervised. The portfolio should provide clear evidence of your technical skills [including applied urban design techniques, core design software, technical drawing, and hand/urban-sketching], urban design analysis, design development and proposals, visualization and presentation skills, and your commitment to contextually responsive design interventions across multiple scales in the built environment. It should be presented at A3 landscape format and be a maximum of 12 pages – It must not exceed a file size limit of 20MB. Please ensure you highlight your respective role in each project/page you present as part of the portfolio. Please send your portfolio to mark.baker@manchester.ac.uk after applying for the role via The University of Manchester website. As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status. All appointments are made on merit.

What We Offer

Job reference: HUM-15352 Location: Oxford Road, Manchester Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 26/03/2020 Salary: £36,914 to £51,034 per annum (depending on experience) Employment type: Permanent Department: Humanities Division: Planning and Environmental Management Hours per week: Full time Contract Duration: Permanent

International Candidates

This job is available for international candidates.