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Teaching Associate in Architecture (Fixed Term)

Applications are invited for a fixed-term appointment as a Teaching Associate in the field of environmental design in architecture, from 1 September 2018 for 12 months.

The role holder will be part of the lecturing team in Architecture and will be expected to contribute to undergraduate teaching principally in the area of environmental design in architecture and sustainability, which is a central element in the Department's three technical teaching strands (construction; structural design; environmental design). The candidate will contribute to teaching by leading a Tripos course in environmental analysis and design and its broader integration with studio design projects, and will be expected to make a substantial contribution to lecturing and teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. This will include contributing to postgraduate teaching, notably MPhil core seminars in sustainability and environmental design, and research methods; the role holder will also be required to contribute to the teaching of CAD and similar methodologies and skills.

Candidates must have a very good first degree in Architecture, or a design-related professional degree, and be qualified to PhD level in Architecture or a closely-related subject area (e.g. engineering, design).

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. Please ensure that you upload the following: (a) a covering letter; (b) a Curriculum Vitae (CV), to include full details of educational qualifications and professional experience, a list of publications, and the names, addresses, and full contact details of 2 referees; (c) a statement of teaching interests and experience, and of how you would expect to develop your teaching within the Department; and, if available, (d) 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.

Applications should be submitted online not later than 22 May 2018 (midnight).

References: Candidates should ask their referees to supply their references to the Faculty Manager (Mr A Bennett: by this date, without waiting for a formal request. For all queries about the application process, please contact the Faculty Manager.

Interviews of shortlisted candidates will take place on Wednesday, 30 May 2018, in Cambridge.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Prof. Koen Steemers, Professor of Sustainable Design (

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.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

Please quote reference GC15129 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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