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Senior Lecturer - Urban Planning (Teaching Focused)

University of Birmingham - School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Location: Dubai - United Arab Emirates
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 24th March 2021
Closes: 22nd April 2021
Job Ref: 97158

Position Details

School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

University of Birmingham, Dubai campus

Salary: Competitive 

Grade 9

Full time


Location: Dubai, UAE

Closing date: 22 April 2021

Role Summary

The key responsibilities are to develop and deliver the Dubai based post-graduate programme in Urban Planning and contribute at a senior level to the range of associated teaching leadership and administration tasks.

Educational responsibilities will include:

  1. development and leadership of the teaching programmes; and
  2. enhancement of the student experience and employability;
  3. development of links with the Dubai planning community to enable practitioner contributions to the programmes and to open up potential research projects for students.

The candidate will be able to demonstrate a significant contribution to the advancement of educational delivery in the subject area (e.g. involving policy, practice, standards), and provide leadership in teaching and learning that is innovative and cognizant of relevant national and international debates.

Management and administration will initially involve managing activity on the Dubai campus, although the activity will also involve extensive collaboration with colleagues based at our Edgbaston Campus.

In return, you will receive a competitive package and be a key part of an expanding and ambitious University as we develop our international reputation and global footprint.

This is a full-time post, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

The University of Birmingham is an Athena Swan Bronze award holder and committed to providing a supportive work environment for our staff and providing equal opportunities in our recruitment process.

We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds and will take flexible working option into consideration during the process.

Further details relating to this position as well as our developing Dubai Campus can be found at

For informal enquiries, please contact Professor Jonathan Oldfield, Head of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences  - email (Birmingham) and Professor David Sadler, Provost (Dubai campus) - email (Dubai)

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