Lecturer in Quantity Surveying and Construction Technology, UWE, Bristol

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Lecturer in Quantity Surveying and Construction Technology, UWE, Bristol

£33,797 to £40,322 per annum | South West | Date posted 26 Nov 2019


Permanent and full time

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 of Architecture and the Built Environment is seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and dynamic lecturer in architecture. We are looking for someone with excellent proven competence in digital generation and visualisation.

The appointee will be expected to contribute to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In addition to digital generation and representation teaching, he/she will be called upon to teach in other areas of the syllabus, specifically construction technology and sustainable design.

Other duties will depend upon the background of the appointee, who will be expected to make an enthusiastic contribution to the life of the department and faculty. A proven research track record through publication in major conferences and journals, or through practice, is desirable.

Job purpose

The Department wishes to appoint a permanent 1.0 FTE Lecturer in QS and Construction Technology to help develop and contribute to teaching, research and knowledge exchange within the Department. The principal requirement of the role will be to ensure the development of teaching, research and/or knowledge exchange activities within the Department and specifically within the domain of our QS programmes at UG and PG level. 

We seek the appointment of either a research active academic that will complement &/or expand our knowledge and expertise within the Department and develop a contribution to the Research Excellence Framework or an academic with a strong industry expertise. Experience of student project & dissertation supervision would also be advantageous. In addition to delivering effective teaching and assessment at undergraduate and postgraduate level. 

The post-holder's duties and responsibilities will lie in the following areas:

  • Contribute to the teaching of QS programmes.
  • Contribute to teaching of construction technology.
  • Act as a personal tutor where appropriate.
  • Undertake any other duties, which fall within the remit of the post.
  • Contribute to the research/knowledge transfer activities of the Department and the wider Faculty.

This post is available on a job share basis for applicants wishing to work part time and is based at Frenchay Campus.

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

  • a generous holiday allowance of 35 Days
  • up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition
  • flexible working
  • excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • option to participate in the cycle to work scheme
  • family friendly policies
  • onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus.

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Elena Marco on 0117 3281503 or email: elena.marco@uwe.ac.uk.  

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.

Closing date: Wednesday 18 December at 11.59pm

UWE is committed to equality and values diversity; to work for an employer that aspires to achieve excellence through inclusion, please visit: uwe.ac.uk/jobs using reference: R00876.


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Job ref: R00876
Application deadline:
18 Dec 2019