We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.
We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Urban Planning.
The post will be based in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, one of the most successful and longest-established schools of its kind in the UK. We are ranked 4th in the field in the UK on Research Intensity and Research Power based on the government’s most recent evaluation exercise, REF2014. The Planning discipline in Newcastle celebrates its 75th anniversary in 2021.
The Lecturer in Urban Planning will have a lively developing research profile in their own specialist area. They will contribute to the successful teaching, research and public engagement work of the School. They will contribute to teaching across the range of our Planning programmes. They will aid the development, administration and delivery of taught programmes and modules.
As an independent researcher you will be a member of the Global Urban Research Unit (GURU, see https://www.ncl.ac.uk/guru/about/). GURU is internationally recognised for its theoretical contributions to planning, governance and urban studies, and for its engagement in societal challenges, public policy, community development and professional practices. GURU’s activities are currently organised around five overlapping themes: Environmental Planning; Urban Design and Human Flourishing; Identities, Culture and Heritage; Infrastructure and Digital Technologies; People, Place and Politics. There are numerous possibilities for research collaboration across our vibrant interdisciplinary School and around the University with researchers working on international, national, and local projects.