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Design Fellowship in Architecture (1 post)

Applications are invited for a Design Fellowship in the Department of Architecture. This part-time, fixed-term post is available for 12 months only, from 1 October 2018 until 30 September 2019. The post is fractional, 0.262fte, c. 9.69 hours per week.

The purpose of the post is to teach architectural design on the MPhil in Architecture and Urban Design course (MAUD), which leads to RIBA Part 2 qualification. The role holder will contribute to studio teaching on the Department's Part 2 programme, working under the direction of the Course Director and alongside an existing, experienced Design Fellow. The Part 2 course admits c. 25 students annually; it is a unique course that enables students to pursue an individual design-research thesis over a two-year period. The Design Fellows supporting the MAUD course are required to help students advance their design work, develop complex projects, and respond to an increasingly focused body of research.

Candidates must have: a very good first degree or equivalent in Architecture, Engineering or a cognate discipline, with exemption from Part 1 of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) or equivalent examinations; a postgraduate Diploma, MSc, MArch, MPhil or equivalent qualification carrying exemption from Part 2 of the RIBA examinations; completed all professional qualifications, and be a qualified and registered architect; current experience as a practice-based architect.

The post will be based in central Cambridge, in the Faculty of Architecture & History of Art, 1-5 Scroope Terrace Further information about the role 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, explaining in detail the reasons for your application and how your knowledge, skills and experience match the requirements of the role; (b) a Curriculum Vitae (CV), to include full details of educational qualifications and professional experience, a list of publications (if any), and the names, addresses, and full contact details of 2 referees (who may be contacted for a reference prior to shortlisting or interviews); (c) if your CV includes a portfolio, please only upload a maximum of 30 pages (examples of teaching experience/materials are desirable and may be included in an additional upload).

The closing date for applications is midnight (BST) on Wednesday 29 August 2018. Interviews of short-listed candidates will take place on Wednesday 12 September 2018, in Cambridge.

For queries about the application process, please contact Julia Pettman (

Please quote reference GC16357 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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