Professional Studies Adviser (80735)

University of Strathclyde

Salary range: £39,324 - Pro rata'd £11,797.20 
FTE: 0.3 
Term: Open-ended 
Closing Date: 29 August 2017

As a leading international technological university, Strathclyde is recognised for its world-class research, knowledge exchange and educational programmes.

The Faculty of Engineering at the University of Strathclyde is one of the largest and most successful engineering faculties in the UK and the largest in Scotland. At the heart of this is the Faculty of Engineering, which boasts a growing research portfolio of over £85 million. We are also the only engineering faculty in the UK to be engaged in eight multi-million pound EPSRC-funded Doctoral/Industrial Training Centres.

As one of the UK’s leading Departments of Architecture our programmes are accredited by RIBA and ARB, we are ranked 8th in the Complete University Guide 2016 and 2017, and have received Athena Swan Bronze Award in 2017. The Department is committed to the positive development of the city, its professional and cultural institutions, and its local communities. In our teaching practices we are proud to continuously engage talented mentors and a multi-generational cohort of part-time staff with strong commitment to linking professional practice requirements to studio pedagogy.

The Department is seeking to appoint a Professional Studies Adviser with a specialisation and expertise in professional practice in architecture.

To be considered for this role you will have full ARB registration as a professional architect and qualified to a terminal professional degree level in Architecture, preferably M.Arch, with a specialisation and outstanding experience in Architectural Practice. You should be able to demonstrate a strong capability for mentoring Part III candidates through the examination process to the point of successful completion of the preparation together with all the pre-requisite documentation and the subsequent passing of the examination. In addition, you should be able to contribute to teaching in the professional studies programmes at the RIBA Part I and Part II levels. You will also have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a demonstrable aptitude for interacting with a range of stakeholders in academia, professional practice and creative and construction industries.

To sustain and expand the Department’s strengths in providing professionally accredited programmes. The post holder will be responsible for mentoring Part III candidates through the examination process to the point of successful completion of the preparation together with all the pre-requisite documentation and the subsequent passing of the examination.

The post holder is also expected to contribute to the delivery of the professional studies programmes at the RIBA Part I and Part II levels, contribute to income generation through contributions to CPD courses through the Faculty’s new Flexible Learning Centre. In addition to fulfilling wider academic responsibilities aligned to the post, the successful candidate will be expected to provide students with excellent learning experience.

For informal enquiries, please contact Aileen Alexander, Departmental Administrator, Department of Architecture aileen.alexander@strath.ac.uk 0141 548 3002

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