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University Lecturer in Design Research in Architecture

The Department of Architecture wishes to appoint a University Lecturer specializing in Design Research in Architecture. Candidates will be expected to be engaged in high-level research, to publish in their specialist field, to seek opportunities to win external funding for that research, to teach and examine undergraduates, and to supervise and examine MPhil and PhD work. The successful candidate will additionally have specific responsibility for leading and directing the MPhil in Architecture & Urban Design (MAUD) course, and for delivering teaching in design.

Candidates must have an excellent first degree in Architecture, a Masters (e.g. MArch, MPhil, Diploma) in Architecture (with exemption from ARB/RIBA Parts 2 & 3), and ideally a doctorate in Architecture or a closely-related field (or substantial comparable and relevant experience). They are also required to participate fully in studio-related teaching activities and assessments.

We are seeking an individual with a rising academic trajectory and a strong record of research publications commensurate with their level of experience, who has the potential to become a key player in the Department's teaching and research activities. The successful candidate will be expected to take up appointment on 1 September 2019.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload the following:

(a) a covering letter;

(b) a CV, including a full list of publications;

(c) a document describing (i) your main teaching and research interests; (ii) an indication of future research plans and directions, and, (iii) an account of your experience and approach to teaching;

and, if available,

(d) one recently-published research article.

Applicants are required to give contact details for three referees who may be contacted for a reference prior to interviews (In the final field for each referee 'At what point in the recruitment process may we contact this referee?' applicants should therefore select 'At any point in the process'.)

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to the Head of the Department of Architecture, Professor F. A. Penz ( ). Enquiries about the application process may be made to the Faculty Manager's Assistant ( ).

The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on 20 January 2019.

Interviews are expected to take place in the 4th week of February or 1st week of March 2019, in Cambridge.

Please quote reference GC17499 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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