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Vacancy number 4910BR
Salary Salary: £40,082 - £46,414 per annum (Grade 7).
Length of Contract This position is full time (35 hours per week) and is open ended.
Closing date 1 August 2016
Date advert posted 1 July 2016

The Welsh School of Architecture wishes to appoint a full-time, open-ended Lecturer. The post holder will undertake a full teaching load, including the development, delivery and evaluation of modules within the undergraduate and postgraduate qualification provision within the School. This will include leading an architectural design/studio module. The post holder will supervise students and carry out administrative and academic management duties within the work area as required. The post holder will pursue excellence in teaching inspire others to do the same.

For more information visit the Cardiff University job site and search for keyword 4910BR.

Chair in Urban Design

Vacancy number 4970BR
Salary A point on the professorial scale - £66,278 minimum
Length of Contract Full-time (35 hours) and open-ended
Closing date 23 August 2016
Date advert posted 12 July 2016

Welsh School of Architecture, Cardiff University
Founded in 1883 by Royal Charter, Cardiff is among the collective of 24 research-intensive universities in the UK that make up the Russell Group and is among the top 200 universities worldwide according to the QS rankings. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF), the University was ranked 5thfor quality of research across the UK.

The Welsh School of Architecture is located in the renowned Civic Centre and close to the major urban spaces that make up this compact and liveable city. The School currently has some 625 students and has strong relationships across related departments from Engineering to Geography, Planning and the Social Sciences. Our existing strengths include low carbon environments, sustainable design, people and the built environment, building technologies, urban regeneration, and architectural and urban history. Architecture is ranked 35th in the 2016 QS World Rankings and is consistently placed in the Top 5 schools of architecture in UK league tables compiled by the Times, Guardian and Complete University Guide.

The School is recruiting a Chair in Urban Design into this thriving environment to build on existing strengths and cultivate research excellence in urban design. The unique development of Cardiff as a medium-sized capital city at the centre of a growing city region creates numerous opportunities for research, education and engagement in urban design and development. The School is keen to be closely involved with the future development of the city region and this appointment will support this.

Based in the School of Architecture and reporting to the Head of School, the Chair in Urban Design will provide leadership to a team of lecturers and tutors in urban design. You will help to ensure that teaching and research in Cardiff in this area is world-class, working with the head of school on the delivery of strategic objectives. You will be required to conduct funded research, to carry out high-quality, research-led teaching at postgraduate level, produce world-leading and high impact publications, develop research proposals and participate in school administration, strategy and governance.

You will be an internationally recognised researcher in Urban Design with a strong portfolio that may include design work, exhibitions, academic research and publications (that should be REF-rated as 3* or 4*) and an extensive track record. You will have experience of teaching at undergraduate and post-graduate levels, of course leadership and team management related to research and or teaching, and of balancing a range of responsibilities across teaching, research, recruitment and income generation. This is an exciting opportunity to build and strengthen a research field within a well-established and internationally recognised department and university.

The post is open-ended and is open to full-time.

Salary will be on the professorial scale and will be commensurate with the experience and achievements of the successful applicant.

Closing date: Tuesday, 23 August 2016.

More information about this post may be obtained by using the link Chair in Urban design post at WSA 2016.pdf

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity. Our inclusive environment welcomes applications from talented people from diverse backgrounds.

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Welsh School of Architecture,
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Bute Building,
King Edward VII Avenue,
CF10 3NB