Design Innovation - Lecturer in Environmental and Ecological Design

Forres, Moray (GB)
Grade 7 (£40,931.00 - £51,805.00) per annum, pro rata
23 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
21 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Design Innovation - Lecturer in Environmental and Ecological Design (1.0 FTE)

GSA Highlands and Islands campus based in Forres

Grade 7 (£40,931.00 - £51,805.00) per annum, pro rata


The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) is a world leading, independent, university-level institution for the visual creative disciplines. We attract some of the finest academic and creative talent and are committed to creating and sustaining learning and working environments, where difference is respected and the widest possible range of cultural and social perspectives are valued.

Applications are invited for a Lecturer in Environmental and Ecological Design (1.0 FTE), in the Innovation School based at our Highlands & Islands Campus in Forres.

Our Masters in Design Innovation & Environmental Design is located on our Forres campus (close to both Aberdeen and Inverness) in a beautiful rural setting, and is growing rapidly.

Click to view: Highland Campus - The Glasgow School of Art - Innovation School.

Consequently, we are seeking a talented designer/academic with an interest in Environmental Design, to help us develop this area of evolving practice.

The successful candidate will bring enthusiasm to the intellectual development of Environmental Design as an academic subject and inspire students to generate design explorations around the practice. 

In addition, the role offers the opportunity to shape the evolution of the subject as it is taught within the Innovation School.

We are seeking a candidate who can lead explorations of change in the built and non-built environment.  Using design led research to explore sustainable, regenerative responses to the climate emergency and its impact on community, places and spaces.  

The role will primarily focus upon teaching approaches to Design Innovation and Environment to Masters level students, although a wider engagement with the student body is anticipated.  The successful candidate will play a leading role in the intellectual development and teaching of Environmental Design and will help faculty and students explore the “near or next future” through the use of design as a mode of enquiry.

Download: job description.

Closing date for submission of completed applications: Midnight, 21st March 2023.

Interviews for this post will take place week commencing 27th March 2023.                                                         

For full details and to apply online, please visit: or apply here.

The Glasgow School of Art is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in work and study. We strive to create and maintain an inclusive environment where all students and employees feel safe, understood and valued. Applications are welcomed from candidates regardless of age, disability, sex, ethnic or religious background, gender identity or sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, maternity, caring responsibilities or care experience.

We recognise we do not have the diversity of staff that we want and we particularly welcome and encourage applications from candidates who identify as being from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at The Glasgow School of Art.

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