Reader (Architecture - Programme Leader)

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
£49,149 to £56,950
Posted
11 May 2018
Closes
11 Jun 2018
Ref
0667
Job Type
Permanent

Reader (Architecture ‐ Programme Leader)

Manchester

Grade 10 (£49,149 to £56,950)

Reference: 0667


We are looking for a Reader in Architecture to lead the BA(Hons) Architecture at the Manchester School of Architecture.


The Faculty of Arts and Humanities is a unique environment where Humanities, Languages and Social Sciences sit alongside the Manchester School of Art and the Manchester Fashion Institute. The School of Architecture are part of a joint school with the University of Manchester and we are currently ranked in the world top 10 in our subject. Research, practice and student experience is at the heart of everything we do. We’re proud to offer state‐of‐the‐art facilities, including digital and technical workshops, studios and gallery spaces designed to enhance learning and collaboration.


The role

This role combines teaching and research as symbiotic areas of Architectural education. As Programme Leader you will lead the BA(Hons) Architecture (RIBA Pt 1), one of the largest, consistently highly performing and highly regarded professionally validated courses in Architecture in the UK. The role will lead programme development, working with and motivating staff and students to both meet and exceed professional requirements and strengthen the wider educational and research agenda of the School. You will lead staff in the programme to achieve institutional goals through teamwork and flexible co‐operation, and support the Head of School through effective management of staff and targeting of resources to ensure high performance and sustainability. 


You will teach on undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes in Architecture to educate effective independent learners and lead in the development of innovative and challenging professionally validated and prescribed curricula that meet and exceed the current and future needs of students and employers. You will develop world class research in symbiosis with teaching.


Aligned with this activity you will develop successful partnerships with external agencies, professional establishments and professional bodies in order to engage in collaborative work, generate income, and enhance the reputation of the School and University.


About you

You will be a either a fully qualified Architect with RIBA Pt3 and ARB registration or architecturally qualified to at least RIBA Part 2 with an appropriate doctoral qualification. You will have significant teaching experience in professionally validated architectural education including leading large cohorts in a leading School of Architecture at both Pt1 and Pt2 levels, and high level practice or significant research experience. You will have been an active participant in a large funded research project with knowledge of and ability to produce high quality research outputs, or have led complex architectural projects in practice with demonstrable ability to produce high level research.
 

Closing date: 11 June 2018