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Reader/Senior Lecturer in Architecture

Requisition ID:  5297

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date: 


We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.



       Reader: £60,905 - £64,959 per annum

       Senior Lecturer: £51,034 - £54,131 per annum


Closing Date: 03.11.2020


We are delighted to be recruiting for a Reader or Senior Lecturer in Architecture - Teaching and Research (T&R) pathway or Teaching and Scholarship (T&S) pathway - to work within School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences.


The appointee will be expected to make an important personal contribution to the discipline at Newcastle. We welcome applicants with research or scholarship experience from across the interdisciplinary field of architecture including (but not limited to): design and design research; environmental design; material ecologies; emerging technologies; experimental architecture; history; pedagogy; practice; structures and; theory. We particularly welcome candidates whose expertise bridges two or more of these fields and who can demonstrate excellence in connecting the latest knowledge with teaching. Our colleague community currently has a humanities orientation and we are enthusiastic to receive applications from candidates who can broaden our profile, for example with experience related to climate change, environment, materials, and/or practice. We hope our appointee will take a leadership role in the School in due course.

This post is being offered on either a Teaching and Research or Teaching and Scholarship basis. The former is best suited to applicants who have a significant research profile and teaching experience, usually with a Ph.D, and the latter is best suited to applicants whose career involves a mix of significant practice and teaching.


Interview Date: 02.12.2020


For a confidential discussion about this role, please contact Dr Juliet Odgers, Director of Architecture, juliet.odgers@ncl.ac.uk or Prof Adam Sharr, Head of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, adam.sharr@ncl.ac.uk


To view the Candidate Briefing Pack please click here


Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains staff from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


Requisition ID: 5297