Senior Tutor (Research), MA Architecture

London (GB)
27 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2019
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Tutor (Research), MA Architecture

The Royal College of Art is the world’s leading art and design university. In 2019/20 the College will have some 2,300 students registered for MA, MRes, MPhil and PhD degrees and over 500 permanent academic, technical and administrative staff, with more than 1,000 visiting lecturers and professors. 

The MA Architecture is a RIBA/ARB part II accredited professional degree and we are looking for a Senior Tutor (Research) MA Architecture who will:

  • Work closely with the Head of Programme MA Architecture to implement a strategic transformation in research, teaching and learning practices in line with the College’s Strategic plan and the New Academic Framework. 
  • Maintain current knowledge and understanding of developments in practice and architectural education.
  • Support innovative teaching and delivery of the curriculum and programme to maintain validation.
  • Reflect and reinforce the ambitions of the College and programme.

The ideal candidate will have a first degree in a relevant specialism and a doctorate in a relevant field or evidence of equivalent professional standing or academic achievement. In addition, it is essential that candidates have:

  • Demonstrable commitment to high quality teaching and fostering a positive learning environment for students with significant contribution as an effective teacher of postgraduate students and, through teaching, the advancement of the subject. 
  • Experience of devising and teaching courses, and setting and assessing written work at postgraduate degree level.
  • Evidence of the ability to supervise academic work at Master’s and doctoral level. 
  • An established, significant and internationally recognised track record of research contribution to the field evidenced through practice, publications and exhibitions in alignment with one of the Schools strategic priority areas: ecology, environment or climate change, city design and/or intergenerational cities, mobility and migration.
  • Experience and skills required to translate, implement and coordinate School and programme level strategy into coursework, curriculum and pedagogy on a multi-year basis. Including helping to establish synergies and efficiencies at a College and School-wide level.
  • Proven record of producing research outputs of at least 3* REF quality.
  • Demonstrable commitment to equality of opportunity and the ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students of all cultures and backgrounds.

Interviews and assessments scheduled for 4 November 2019.

The Royal College of Art is committed to equal opportunities for all and is a Two Ticks employer & Stonewall Diversity Champion. The College particularly welcomes applications from all sections of the community and would particularly encourage members of minority groups to apply.