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Studio tutor in Architecture & Urbanism (3398)


Description of the Role

The successful candidate will work with the Programme Leader, Cohort Leaders, and established team of tutors to provide academic input to students studying for the MA in Architecture + Urbanism via a Studio teaching role.

Thursday consists is a day of Studio run in three blocks over the course of the year; A, B & C. The order in which these are taught depends on whether the student enrolled in the September or January intake; the September studios running chronologically and the January studios running in the order B, C, A. Studio A, is a collaborative project, typically exploring issues in the design of cities, urban space, or urban-scaled architecture. Studio B, an individual project, allows students to explore key architectural and urban issues as a design thesis, underpinned by a personal research methodology, while Studio C sees the culmination of the work begun in Studio B, communicating final resolution to professional presentation standards.

Interests and Skills

Design studio and lecturing experience, preferably at postgraduate level

Excellent organisational, process management, presentation and communication skills

Masters Degree (or equivalent) in architecture and / or urban design, landscape or built environment. Candidates studying for, or in receipt of, a PhD would be desirable.

Availability: 7 hours per week (1 day) 

Interest in architectural and urban history and theory, academic research conventions and processes, as well as architecture and urban design

Experience or willingness to learn web-based educational softwares, eg. Moodle and online digital platforms to facilitate current teaching patterns.

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 7 (£30,942 to £34,804)
  • Closing Date:
    11 April 2021
  • Contract Type:
    fixed term
  • Contracted Hours per week:
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