Senior Lecturer in Architecture

University of Salford

United Kingdom

June 26, 2022


Opportunity ID


Opportunity Closing Date

26/06/2022, 23:55

Primary Location

Salford - Peel Park Campus

School or Business Unit

School of Science, Engineering & Environment

Contract Type

Full Time Permanent




We have an excellent opportunity for a Senior Lecturer in Architecture

This is a great opportunity to join us as a permanent Senior Lecturer of Architecture to support our students in high-quality learning and to engage in exciting research activities.

Our Architecture and Design group will start the next academic year in a brand new building with three dedicated design studios.

Our built environment education programmes have a strong pedigree in delivering excellence in teaching and provide a high quality experience for our students, firmly rooted in academic achievement and current and future practice-based relevance.

Our graduates make a positive difference in industry and academia by holding leadership positions in organisations and academic institutions across the world.

The appointee will be expected to contribute to the leadership of the Architecture and Design discipline at the university both in terms of teaching and research. In addition the appointee will teach undergraduate and postgraduate students on a range of architecture and design related subjects, which will involve leading and developing relevant modules and being responsible for their administration and assessment. The appointee will also be expected to consolidate and expand their research profile and contribute and complement existing expertise within the Directorate and School.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in more detail then please contact Professor Peter Walker, Head of Architecture and Design, at

A bit about the School of Science, Engineering & Environment (SEE)…

The School aims to transform the quality of life for society and the well- being of future generations through a better and more sustainable future, offering students programmes from Architecture to Zoology.

Industry collaboration is at the core of what we do. This is combined with a passion for research and finding solutions to real world problems and those that we may face in the future. Our work is truly interdisciplinary with a strong focus on developing our knowledge for our colleagues as well as students.

The University's Campus Masterplan includes three new buildings for the SEE School and marks a real step change in our ability to deliver world leading research and innovation. The SEE School itself will have a brand-new dedicated building that will house many of our colleagues under one roof, a new ERDF funded Robotics Centre, as well as our ‘Energy House 2.0' – an unrivalled environment to develop future energy saving products.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary - and excellent pension scheme.
  • Generous annual leave - plus the ability to buy additional holiday days
  • Flexible, agile and hybrid working - we support a culture of both flexible and agile working to help manage the demands of work with personal life subject to business requirements
  • Professional development - a comprehensive package of personal development opportunities to help you achieve your full potential
  • Inclusion, for all of us – With over 200 languages spoken across Greater Manchester, we want to create an inspirational, inclusive learning and working environment, celebrating the diversity of our University community in our everyday conversations. Our student population is already incredibly diverse and we want to ensure this is reflected across our colleague profile as well.
  • Wellbeing support - dedicated services and facilities to support your mental and physical health, ranging from an Employee Assistance Programme and counselling to sports and fitness facilities, including discounted gym memberships.
  • Greater Manchester - Live and work in one of the most vibrant regions in the UK, a hot spot of digital innovation, excellent schools and colleagues, and with affordable city, suburban and rural living options to suit a wide range of lifestyle choices.
  • However you identify, whatever your pathway has been to get here, come and join us at the University of Salford where we are all proud to belong - watch us in action here!

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    About the employer

    Established in 1967, the University of Salford is a leading public institution of higher education and research in Salford, Great Manchester, New England. It was originally set up as Royal Technical Institute in 1896, transforming into the College of Advanced...