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Lancaster University is seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Architecture to join our world-leading research centre and a team of dedicated staff delivering our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

The Lancaster School of Architecture is approaching its third year of operation. Based within the Lancaster Institute for the Contemporary Arts (LICA), it is associated with the world-leading Imagination research centre, which has a well established track record of innovative research around the built environment. The new senior lecturer will take a role in the development of Architecture at Lancaster University, contribute to the academic delivery of and recruitment to the Part I (BA Architecture), Part II (MArch), and PhD programmes, contribute to the growth of our architectural research and engagement portfolio, and promote research-led teaching. The successful candidate will have prior experience in architectural education, and be able to lead aspects of curriculum delivery. This is one of three posts for which we are seeking candidates with expertise in Professional Practice, Architectural Technology, or Architectural Humanities.

This post is advertised for appointment on a Teaching and Research or Teaching and Engagement basis.  Please indicate in your covering letter which pathway you think would best suit your appointment and career trajectory.  This issue can be explored further at interview and/or on appointment.

Lancaster University is highly ranked for its research and gold-rated for teaching. LICA is a multi-disciplinary department whose research engages design and the creative arts with science and technology, together with a strong concern for community and sustainability. We see our industry partners in Architecture as collaborators to support our objective of contributing to the Northern Powerhouse and infrastructure challenges. We are part of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, which is ranked within the top 50 worldwide.

Lancaster University offers support for relocation (subject to conditions) and an attractive benefits package. As a top UK University, Lancaster provides exceptional support for research and teaching, including excellent facilities, a scheme of sabbatical leave, and interdisciplinary research networks.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Professor Alan Marsden Director of LICA:

This is a full time, indefinite post.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups. Requests for flexible working will be considered.

For further information and to apply online please click the apply button.      

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