Lecturer in Architecture and Climate Adaptation

University of Edinburgh

United Kingdom

September 30, 2022

Description

Job Identification

4716

Job Category

Academic

Locations

  • Minto House, Edinburgh, EH1 1JZ, GB
  • Posting Date

    08/19/2022, 02:32 PM

    Apply Before

    09/30/2022, 11:00 PM

    Job Schedule

    Full time

    Health and Safety Requirements

    No key hazards identified for this post

    Criminal Record Check

    No criminal record check required

    Contract Type

    Open Ended

    Job Description

    Salary: UE08 £43,414 - £51,805 per annum (depending on experience)

    Edinburgh College of Art / Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

    Lecturer in Architecture and Climate Adaptation

    Open-ended Contract, Full Time 35 hours per week

    There is an exciting opportunity to join the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) as a Lecturer in Architecture and Climate Adaptation.

    The Opportunity:

    The Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) wishes to appoint a 1.0 FTE Lecturer in Architecture and Climate Adaptation.

    The post-holder will have a focus on and responsibility for teaching in the professionally accredited programmes in architecture: the BA/MA Architecture and Master of Architecture Programmes. The post is located within the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) in Edinburgh College of Art at The University of Edinburgh.

    Candidates should have demonstrable teaching experience related to the themes of architecture, sustainability, and climate adaptation.

    This position is tenable from 1 January 2023 or as soon as possible thereafter.

    Your skills and attributes for success:

  • A professionally accredited degree in related to architecture
  • Possess strong communication skills
  • Experience of teaching architecture, sustainability, and related subjects
  • A contextualised knowledge of pedagogy and innovative teaching methods.
  • Ability to set out, communicate and critically review complex issues pertaining to contemporary challenges of architecture and climate adaptation
  • Click here for a copy of the full job description and full list of selection criteria

    Applications should include a cover letter, a CV, and a portfolio of personal and student work. Applicants either can submit three letters of reference with their initial applications, or can provide contact details for referees to be contacted only if successful at the shortlisting stage.

    About us

    Edinburgh College of Art (ECA) combines its large and diverse teaching portfolio with a similarly growing and diverse research portfolio, including recurrent external research funding. In addition to annual core budgets and general income of c. £19m pa, it routinely secures external funding for projects with a total financial value of c. £1.9m pa.

    ECA holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education.

    The Research Excellence Framework 2021 provided recognition of the School's research across 3 Units of Assessment, in all of which Edinburgh was ranked (on the QI Power Index) as 6th in the UK for Art, Design and History of Art. In Music we are placed 15th. Our joint submission with Heriot Watt University in Architecture, Built Environment and Planning places us 4th. Across all five of our Subject Areas, 100% of our research environment is recognized as either world –leading (4) or internationally excellent (3).

    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 evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

    The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office's English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.

    About Us

    As a world-leading research-intensive University, we are here to address tomorrow's greatest challenges. Between now and 2030 we will do that with a values-led approach to teaching, research and innovation, and through the strength of our relationships, both locally and globally.

    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 is comprised of the Schools of Art, Design, History of Art, Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture and the Reid School of 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.

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    Established in 1582, the University of Edinburgh is known to be the sixth oldest university in Scotland. It is an open institution. Earlier, it was known as the Tounis College and later on, it was named as the University of...