Professor of Architecture

Leeds Metropolitan University (Leeds Beckett University)

United Kingdom

September 30, 2022


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Professor of Architecture

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Competitive salary and benefits


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Leeds Beckett University is committed to making a positive and decisive difference to people, organisations and communities through excellent education and research.

We aim to be recognised globally as an inclusive anchor for the Leeds City Region, and as an outstanding university that supports its diverse student community to achieve excellent outcomes, and that generates research of impact and significance.

The Leeds School of Architecture (LSA) is one of five subject areas within the Leeds School of Arts and offers a broad portfolio from undergraduate to PhD level. We explore research, interdisciplinary work and different modes of practice to tackle our current environment, social and ethical challenges.

We are now seeking to appoint a Professor of Architecture who, working with the School's Directors of Research and Head of Architecture, will provide research leadership in Architecture in the Architecture and Landscape Subject Area.

You will have a significant and sustained track record of high-quality research publications which meet international standards of excellence and experience of leading academic staff and mentoring staff in relation to research funding, research collaborations, research impact generation and outputs.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to the development and direction of research in the School and will lead inter- and multi-disciplinary research in collaboration with colleagues in the School of Arts, within other Schools and external partners. You will be able to shape our research culture and build on interdisciplinary modes of practice. You should have experience of successful supervision and graduation of doctoral students and delivering teaching at all levels.

You can find out more at https: // architecture/

For a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at Anderson Quigley: Imogen Wilde on +44 (0)7864 652 633,; or Elliott Rae on +44 (0)7584 078 534,

The closing date for applications is noon on Friday 30th September 2022.

We pride ourselves on being an equal opportunities employer, committed to being as diverse as possible within our employee network. We do not discriminate based on a person's ethnicity, gender, disability, sexual orientation, or any other protected characteristic and therefore encourage applications made by anyone who comes from diverse backgrounds, communities and underrepresented demographics.

About the employer

The origin of Leeds Beckett University (LBU) dates back to the establishment of Leeds Mechanics Institute in 1824. The institute originally had two rooms, a classroom and a library, located at a site on Park Row. It moved to South...