Associate Professorship in Professional Practice, BSA Director of Professional Practice

The Bartlett School of Architecture

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 19th Nov 2021
  • Salary: £58, 404- £63, 483
  • REF: 1880815
  • Closes: 05th December 2021
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The Bartlett School of Architecture is a world-leading place to study, teach and research architecture. The School is a key part of UCL, a top world-ranking university, where architecture has been taught for over 175 years.

With over 300 permanent staff, across two state-of-the-art London sites, the school enjoys a rich reputation for cultivating innovative ideas in architecture and is currently ranked global No. 2 by the QS World Ranking by Subject for architecture and the built environment and the top architecture school by the Architects Journal AJ100 for the 17th consecutive year.

This is an open-ended position available for an immediate start. The post is of strategic importance to The Bartlett School of Architecture and includes the cross-school leadership role of Director of Professional Practice, and the role of Programme Director of our ARB/RIBA Part 3 programmes.

Key Requirements

As Director of Professional Practice, the postholder will be expected to offer strategic advice across all current and future accredited programmes in relation to how their professional practice modules are organised, maintained, meet criteria, and integrate with associated modules in design, technology, and history & theory.

As Programme Director of our ARB/RIBA Part 3 programmes, the postholder will be expected to develop and lead the delivery of this programme as the final qualification gateway into a UK profession.

Substantial experience at a senior level of professional practice in architecture alongside a track record of design research and research-based experience in professional practice form essential requirements of the role. In addition, the successful post-holder will possess detailed knowledge of ARB/RIBA Criteria for professional practice components of accredited programmes, including emerging trends in development within RIBA, ARB and SCHOSA.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

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We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

5 Dec 2021

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Our department is working towards an Athena SWAN award. We are committed to advancing gender equality within our department.

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