Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Architectural Technology

University of Northampton

Location: Avenue Campus

The University of Northampton is looking to recruit an innovative industry connected Lecturer/Senior Lecturer to deliver an industry focused dynamic curriculum in Architectural Technology. The role requires candidates to possess a sound knowledge and understanding of architecture/architectural technology requirements and innovation (including interior architecture/design), using their links to industry and their research/consultancy experience in the areas of architecture, construction and the built environment to inform teaching. Applicants should have a range of software skills as well as the ability to teach through the studio traditions of drawing and visual communication.

The role will have additional programme leader responsibilities and so the successful applicant will be able to demonstrate programme / module management skills in addition to innovative and effective teaching and pastoral support across a range of levels with in all learning modes (studio; workshop; demonstration, tutorial).

This programme sits within the Design subject area and it is desirable that the successful candidate is also able to teach on the Interior Design programme.

The successful applicant will have a first degree or postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject and should be able to demonstrate current professional engagement with the sector.

Interview date: week commencing 4 September 2017

The University of Northampton’s focus on a personalised learning experience for our students was recently cited by HEFCE as a reason for our Gold award in the Teaching Excellence Framework 2017. To augment this approach further we have adopted an ‘Active Blended Learning’ (ABL) approach which places greater emphasis on student-centred activities that support the development of subject knowledge, understanding, independent learning and digital fluency. Successful candidates for academic posts at the University of Northampton will be expected to adopt ABL as standard in their teaching practice.

This is an exciting time to join our University as we prepare to relocate in September 2018 to a new purpose-built, town-centre campus designed to adapt to 21st century teaching and the ABL model.  We are looking to recruit individuals who share our passion for innovation, creativity and social impact and who will play a key role as we realise our ambition of transforming lives for the better and inspiring positive change.

The University of Northampton is one of only two Ashoka U Changemaker Campuses in the UK, and in 2017 was awarded the Social Enterprise Gold Mark, an independent guarantee that we have proven to our employees, students and stakeholders that we are committed to continuous improvement across our business in order to consistently deliver a positive impact on people and planet.

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview.  

The University of Northampton as an employer strives to achieve diversity among its staff which reflects the communities it serves.

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