Lecturer in Workplace Futures

Lancaster, Lancashire
£35,845 - £40,322
Sep 30, 2020
End of advertisement period
Oct 28, 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Ref: A3096

Job Title: Lecturer in Workplace Futures

Department: Institute for the Contemporary Arts

Salary: £35,845 - £40,322

Closing Date: 28 October 2020

Contract: Indefinite with end date

This post will focus on the co-evolution of digital technologies with changing working practices and environments. Ideal candidates will use design to creatively interrogate the connection between the way people work and the places they work within. The situations work takes place in; physically, virtually and conceptually, fundamentally shape the relationship people have with professional and entrepreneurial activities, with employers and communities, and with districts and cities. Ideal candidates will have expertise in architecture, design ethnography, data visualisation, virtual environments, and/or creative use of design probes to explore work environments.

This post is based in the Factory and Workplace cluster within the Imagination research centre. We are looking for a research active lecturer to join our team to help us extend our explorations of how emerging digital technologies are changing the ways in which we design, make and work. The post will also contribute to teaching into Architecture and/or Design programmes at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level, depending on expertise.

You will join us on an indefinite contract however, the role remains contingent on external funding which, at this time is due to come to an end on 31 December 2022.

Appointment will be made at Lecturer level, in accordance with the criteria detailed in the person specification.

We welcome applications from people in all diversity groups.