University Lecturer in Architecture University of Cambridge, Department of Architecture United Kingdom

University Lecturer in Architecture


The Department of Architecture intends to make an appointment to a University Lectureship in Architecture, and invites applications from candidates with a research focus on cultural, social and political aspects of World Architectures and Cities. We are seeking an individual with a rising academic trajectory and a strong record of research publications commensurate with their level of experience, who will become a key player in the Department's teaching and research activities.


Candidates will be expected to be engaged in high-level research, to publish in their specialist field, to seek opportunities to win external funding for that research, to teach and examine undergraduates, and to supervise and examine MPhil and PhD postgraduate work. Candidates must have a degree in Architecture, and a doctorate in Architecture or in a closely-related field, and should be also willing to participate in studio-related teaching activities and assessments.


The successful candidate will be expected to take up appointment on 1 September 2018, or as soon as possible thereafter.


The post will be based in central Cambridge, in the Faculty of Architecture & History of Art, 1-5 Scroope Terrace - Further information is available from the link below.


To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.


Please ensure that you upload the following:-

(a) a covering letter;

(b) a Curriculum Vitae (CV), to include: a full list of publications and your areas of teaching experience; name, address and full contact details; educational qualifications and professional experience; nationality, current occupation and salary;

(c) a statement of your research interests and plans for research projects that you would undertake within the Department;

(d) an account of your experience and approach to teaching; and, if available,

(e) one recently-published research article.


If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.


The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on 19 February 2018.


Candidates are required to give contact details for 3 Referees. Please note that, unless you request otherwise, Referees may be contacted once your application is complete and prior to short-listing. (In the final field for each referee, 'At what point in the recruitment process may we contact this referee?', applicants should therefore select 'At any point in the process'.)


Shortlisted candidates will be contacted during the latter part of February and will be invited to visit the Department, to give a seminar/presentation, and to attend a formal interview. This process will take place on Thursday, 8 March 2018.


Informal enquiries about this post may be directed to Professor François Penz, Head of the Department of Architecture - .


For queries about the application process, please contact the Secretary to the Faculty Appointments Committee (Mr A Bennett:, Tel. 01223 332593).


Please quote reference GC13971 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.


The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.


The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


Further information

  • Further Particulars - Lectureship in Architecture

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