Associate Professor

University of Nottingham
Architecture and Built Environment

Closing Date
WorkplaceNottingham, East Midlands, UK


Associate Professor

£52560 to £62727 per annum (pro-rata if applicable) depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance.

We are seeking applications from people with personal and professional skills needed to collaborate on the design and delivery of our professional architecture programmes to reflect the continual innovation and change that occurs in practice. The successful applicant will be a construction professional with excellent organisational skills complementing leadership experience in higher education and/or architectural practice.

You will join a collegiate teaching and research-active department that has strong links to leading national and local practices, and is ranked in the top 5 schools of architecture by the AJ top 100 practices.

You must be able to clearly articulate how your leadership skills will increase the visibility of the Department amongst practice as a leading provider of architectural education, and shape a wider programme offer structured to equip our students with the knowledge, skills and enthusiasm to succeed as the design and construction professionals of the future.

We believe that diverse teams deliver the highest quality teaching, research and student experience. To achieve our vision of being top ranked in all areas for Knowledge Exchange, Education and Student Experience, we are seeking applications from high quality people whose background, experience, and identity broaden and enhance the diversity of our existing team. We are therefore committed to creating opportunities for people from groups traditionally under-represented in our Faculty.

We are looking for someone who can reflect on their personal experience and background to provide evidence of their ability to:

  • devise and sustain practice-informed projects and assignments that allow students to demonstrate innovation and excellence;
  • provide curriculum leadership within their own area of expertise that is appropriate to the responsibilities of this role and that responds to current developments within the construction industry, architectural practice and education; and the ARB/RIBA accreditation framework;
  • devise thought provoking lecture series that are informed by their interests and experience and deliver these to a high standard;
  • collaborate with colleagues and/or students to deliver outcomes that would not be possible if they were working alone;
  • relate to and mentor students and/or colleagues who are increasingly ethnically and gender diverse; and
  • engage with the wider profession to manage University relationships and lead consultation on the creation new educational structures and pedagogical practices.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Graeme Barker, tel: 0115 74 86022 Or email Graeme.Barker [at] nottingham[.]ac[.]uk. Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

Our University has always been a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We warmly welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, visit;

  • Job Description/Role Profile
  • Information for candidates ( pdf


In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 180553.

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