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Senior Lecturer in Architectural Digital Design (3284)


Joining the Manchester School of Architecture as a Senior Lecturer in Architectural Digital Design you will be responsible for leading the digital strategy across the School to complement our approach to thinking, designing, making, and communicating. As our Digital Design Coordinator you will need to embrace the range of disciplines across the School which include Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Urban Design, as well as supporting our ambitious plans for future courses.

The role will be focused on working with our students to develop their digital skills across CAD, 3D modelling and rendering, BIM, graphics, and contemporary technologies including laser cutting, 3D printing and augmented / virtual reality.

The role will also include the strategic planning and coordination of resources, liaison with the University’s IT department, and working closely with our workshop staff at both Manchester Metropolitan and the University of Manchester, as well as supporting our on-line delivery and remote working strategies.

You will be able to teach a range of software such as Vectorworks, Autocad, Revit, Rhino, Grasshopper, Cinema 4D, and Sketchup, as well as Adobe Creative Suite packages and Adobe Premiere and After Effects. The ability to already use and teach a number of these packages will be essential as will the willingness to learn new software, maintain currency, and share knowledge with academic and technical colleagues.

You will have exceptional digtial skills and experience with digital media techniques to facilitate the development of the design processes of our students, as we will look to you to ensure an excellent student experience through the use of relevant and inspiring learning, teaching, and assessment methods. Therefore, it will be important to understand the design processes as well as the relationship between analogue and digital techniques.

You may also be required to provide support and mentoring to individual students via our personal tutor system and there will be opportunities within our Research and Knowledge Exchange portfolio for eligible candidates.

This full time post is due to commence on 1st August 2021.

Informal discussions can be held with Head of School Professor Kevin Singh via

Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.

We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.

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Manchester All Saints Campus
Oxford Road, Manchester, UK, M15 6BH
  • Location:
    Manchester All Saints Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Arts and Humanities
  • Salary:
    Grade 9 (£42,792 to £49,553)
  • Closing Date:
    14 March 2021
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