Professor of Architecture

Greenwich, United Kingdom
£63,673 to £75,995 plus £3953 London weighting
09 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
05 Apr 2023
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Full Time

School of Design

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £63,673 to £75,995 plus £3953 London weighting
Contract Type: Permanent
Release Date: Wednesday 08 March 2023
Closing Date: Wednesday 05 April 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Reference: 3755

We seek an enthusiastic, world-recognised academic to facilitate the growth and development of Architectural Research, Knowledge Exchange and Enterprise activity across the School of Design; the successful candidate should be an experienced academic with a significant outptus on experimental Architecture practice research.

With a brand-new University of Greenwich #Strategy 2030 focusing on Student Success; Inclusive Culture; Global Research & KE Impact, and Connected and Sustainable Campuses, we are excited that the School of Design is expanding to the future. To put EDI, entrepreneurship and innovation at the centre of our practices and bring together Architecture, Design, Media, and Science subjects in response to the increasing demand for creative thinkers in the ever-growing creative industries and rapidly expanding circular economy.  #ThisIsOurTime

The School of Design is part of the highly successful and vibrant faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences. The School delivers high-quality research with research funding reaching £4M and a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes leading to various creative industries disciplines, including #Architecture, #Animation, #Media, #GraphicDesign, #LandscapeArchitecture #Urbanism, #InclusiveDesign #DesignDiplomacy and more.

The successful candidate will be an outstanding and inspiring figure with energy and passion for working well across multidisciplinary teams. To complement the current professoriate team we are particularly interested in applicants with significant research skills, knowledge of REF, KEF or TEF, and understanding of the United Nations 17 SDGs in architecture design diversity and design inclusion.  As an authority and lead figure in the international academic community, the successful candidate will provide strategic leadership across the University in achieving a complex set of outcomes for academics, students, and employers. Significant income generation is critical as an enabler and the ability to add value to the University's Teaching and Learning, KE, and Architecture Practice-research objectives.

This is a unique opportunity to join a multidisciplinary London-based design school with a vision to impact the world by focusing on sustainable development goals and addressing design diversity and design inclusion issues. 

The successful candidate will hold a PhD degree in Architecture, or relevant subject, UG and PG degrees in Architecture, or relevant subject and be a Fellow of HEA. 

Should you have any queries, don’t hesitate to contact the Head of the School, Professor Anastasios Maragiannis, at   

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on   

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.  

Academic Career Pathways 

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.