Head of Architecture

City campus, Nottingham
04 Dec 2013
05 Jan 2014
Job Type

College of Art, Design and the Built Environment 
School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment
Head of Architecture
Post No: N0170
Salary: Competitive
City campus

We are seeking to recruit an qualified building designer (ideally with both professional and academic experience) with vision, focus and leadership skills to manage an exceptionally talented team of experienced academic staff. This is a high profile appointment and an outstanding opportunity to continue the leadership and development of our reputation for advanced knowledge in this field, to provide the best student academic experience and deliver our reputation for excellence regionally, nationally and internationally.

The School provides one of the best educational opportunities for staff and students in the UK in subject disciplines relating to the Design and Built Environment. The School has nearly 3000 students and 127 staff and resides in RIBA award winning buildings on the city site which incorporates the new Creative Virtual Technologies Lab. The School has five academic subject discipline teams; Architecture, Surveying, Construction, Product Design, Civil Engineering. The programmes range from undergraduate to postgraduate taught courses through to research and doctorial studies. Programmes within the School are accredited by The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), The Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists (CIAT), The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, The Charted Society of Designers(CSD)The Chartered Institute of Building, The Institute Civil Engineering, and the Institute of Design Engineers.

The courses within the Architecture subject area are Architecture, Architectural Technology and Interior Architecture and Design at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. All the awards have appropriate professional body accreditation, RIBA, CIAT and CSD. The School looks to promote innovation and a multi-disciplinary approach, working closely with industry, the professions and practice. The Architecture undergraduate course is validated RIBA Part One and the new postgraduate award has ‘Candidate for recognition status’. The Architectural Technology awards at undergraduate and postgraduate are accredited with CIAT, the postgraduate programme being one of the first in the UK. 

The School is committed to developing high quality research outputs and scholarly activity and has significant recent success in a number of areas. 

Candidates who meet the University’s professorial criteria under Awards and Titles Regulations may also apply for conferment of the title Professor.

To apply for the role or to find further details please visit www.ntu.ac.uk/vacancies If you require documentation in alternative formats (e.g. Braille, large print) please contact us at job.vacancies@ntu.ac.uk

For an specific enquiries regarding this position, please contact Peter Westland, Dean of School of Architecture, Design and the Built Environment, 0n +44(0) 115 848 6835 or via email peter.westland@ntu.ac.uk 

Closing date: 05 January 2014    
Interview dates:    
Stage 1:  03/04 February 2014
Stage 2:  24/26 February 2014
Applications from candidates who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK will be considered alongside other applications. However, non-EEA/EU candidates will not be appointed if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled settled worker is available as it is unlikely in these circumstances that Nottingham Trent University can demonstrate the UK Border Agency Resident Labour Market Test requirements have been met. For further information on this please visit the UK Border Agency website.
Nottingham Trent University is committed to promoting equality and valuing diversity and we seek people who share those values.

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