Lecturer in Product Design

UWE, Bristol’s Department of Architecture and the Built Environment is one of the leading providers of architecture and built environment education, research and knowledge exchange in the country. Our mission is to promote an inter-disciplinary approach to professional and research-led scholarship in all our practice-orientated programmes to enable us to educate the next generation of built environment professionals. Our vision is to be a department that provides a holistic learning journey that equips its graduates with an understanding of how collaboration delivers value and facilitates creativity across traditional boundaries.

The Department takes great pride in the quality and integrity of it’s learning and teaching provision and has a passion to do the best for all our partners. The Department is characterised by its ability to develop highly employable graduates with sound technical knowledge, strong intellectual understanding and embedded professional skill. The Department maintains excellent links with employers through our consortium activities, well-established links with the professions.  We are an accredited partner of the major professional bodies including RIBA, ARB, RICS, RTPI, CIOB, CIAT, CIH and CIBSE.  We are engaged in Knowledge Exchange activities within the city, at The Bristol Architecture Centre based in the city-centre and through applied research.  As a result, the Department performs exceptionally well in key performance indicators including the National Student Survey results (100% in some courses), employability (90% plus for many courses) and research (e.g. three major EPSRC grants recently secured).

The Department wishes to appoint a Lecturer in Product Design to help develop and contribute to teaching, research and knowledge exchange within the Department.

The principal requirement of the role will be:

  • Contribute to the teaching of Product Design studio modules, Product Design projects and specialist Product Design subject modules.
  • Act as a personal tutor where appropriate.
  • Deliver face-to-face, online live and online pre-recorded lecturing and tutoring.
  • Undertake any other duties, which fall within the remit of the post.

In achieving high academic standing, reputation and currency, all Bristol UWE academics are expected to develop their careers in a combination of learning and teaching, research, scholarly and/or practice activity, knowledge exchange and external engagement alongside academic leadership and citizenship demonstrating UWE Bristol Values in all activities.

Lecturers and Senior Lecturers have a main focus on teaching excellence.  They are experts in the design and delivery of teaching that is engaging, innovative and responsive, achieving outstanding student learning outcomes.  They actively engage in high quality research, scholarly and/or practice activity that informs, extends and transforms their subject area and informs teaching.

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits.

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus.

Further information

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Elena Marco on 0117 3281503 or email: [email protected]

This is a fixed-term post for 12 months, and is part-time working on a 50%/0.5FTE contract.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.