Lecturer in Architecture

University College Cork School of Engineering and Architecture


Lecturer in Architecture, School of Engineering & Architecture

Fixed Term Part Time Post (0.4 FTE)
(Duration to 31st March 2025)

Applications are invited from those interested in joining the staff of UCC at the Cork Centre for Architectural Education, which is a joint centre managed by UCC and Munster Technological University. The appointee will serve as leader of an HCI project and Curriculum Change champion in Cork Centre for Architectural Education. The appointee will be required to review the current curriculum, particularly in Years 1 to 3, and to engage students and staff in curriculum innovation as a response to in the Ireland’s Housing Crisis and the global Climate Crisis. The candidate will provide guidance and leadership in Cork’s contribution to developing ‘Resilient Curricula for 21st Century Design Professionals’, working with the CCAE’s Director, the Director of Learning & Teaching, the Director of BSc Programme, and collaborating with six other HEI’s offering Architecture degrees, the RIAI and industrial & professional partners.

The appointee will have interest in shaping, and contributing to, the education of Architects the development of housing provision shortage and sustainable, resilient design. Applicants must have a post-graduate degree in addition to an Architecture degree The candidate is expected to have experience in working in the field of Architecture/Engineering/Construction and experience in teaching in Third Level architectural education. A strong background in ICT, and international experience of design pedagogy will be a great advantage.

Please note that Garda vetting and/or an international police clearance check may form part of the selection process.

For an information package including full details of the post, selection criteria and application process see https://ore.ucc.ie/. The University, at its discretion, may undertake to make an additional appointment(s) from this competition following the conclusion of the process.

Informal enquiries may be made to the CCAE Director Prof. Kevin McCartney k.mccartney@ucc.ie For more information on the Cork Centre for Architectural Education, see https://www.ucc.ie/en/architecture/

University College Cork is committed to being a fully inclusive global university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) are core values under our Strategic Plan. UCC holds a Bronze Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advancing equality in higher education. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of age, care-giving status, disability, ethnicity, gender and/or gender identity or expression status, nationality, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion/creed, and/or sexual orientation. We are committed to supporting all staff through flexible working schemes, family-friendly policies, training and development, and staff networks. We value the enrichment that comes from a diverse community and seek to promote equality, prevent discrimination and protect the human rights of each individual in line with equality legislation. We encourage applicants to consult our Dignity and Respect Policy and learn more about our EDI related initiatives .

Appointment may be made on the Lecturer (above the bar) Salary Scale (pro rata): €71,178 - €92,180 (Scale B) / €67, 721 - €87,570 (Scale A)

Salary placement on appointment will be in accordance with public sector pay policy.

University College Cork is an equal opportunities employer. We encourage you to reach out to us directly should you require assistance or reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process.

Applications must be submitted online via the University College Cork vacancy portal (https://ore.ucc.ie/). Queries relating to the online application process should be referred to recruitment@ucc.ie, quoting the job-title.

Candidates should apply, in confidence, before 12 noon (Irish Local Time) on Tuesday, 28th March 2023

No late applications will be accepted.


Please note that an appointment to posts advertised will be dependent on University approval, together with the terms of the employment control framework for the higher education sector

Contact Person : Prof. Kevin McCartney

Contact Email : k.mccartney@ucc.ie

Job ID : 064871

Contact Number :

Close Date : 28-Mar-2023 12:00

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