Posted on: 30 May, 2019
Application deadline: June 30, 2019

Senior Lecturer in Planning, Oxford Brookes University, UK

The School of the Built Environment at Oxford Brookes University is a globally renowned centre of excellence in Real Estate, Construction, Planning and Urban Design. Having undergone significant transformation and growth over the last decade, we are proud of our comprehensive range of leading edge undergraduate and postgraduate programmes and our thriving research community. With the continued success of our courses, we are now investing in a major expansion programme and are seeking talented and committed academics and professionals to join our team.

Your job will involve contributing to existing teaching and research as well as opening up new horizons and developing innovative new programmes with real life significance to build better and more sustainable cities and communities.

In this first round of recruitment, we are looking to fill positions in property management, valuation, project management, construction informatics, planning and historic conservation. If you meet our person specifications and want to join a progressive academic institution at the forefront of teaching and research in the built environment then we want to hear from you.

This post is based in the School of the Built Environment, a dynamic and multidisciplinary environment with a strong tradition of excellence in teaching underpinned by world-class research and strong industry links in the professional fields of real estate, construction, urban design and planning.

As Senior Lecturer in Planning you will be responsible for:

  • Teaching on planning programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate levels
  • Pursuing research and knowledge transfer activities
  • Seeking external funding for research and knowledge transfer
  • Supervising higher degree students
  • Leading programmes and curriculum development
  • Leading the development of new educational initiatives

You should have:

  • A good first degree and/or post-graduate degree in a planning related discipline
  • Substantive industry or teaching experience in town and country planning
  • The potential to develop and sustain externally funded research and knowledge transfer work
  • The potential or track record of publishing in high quality refereed journals
  • The ability to teach and supervise undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • The ability to develop and lead new programmes at both undergraduate and post graduate levels
  • The ability to build collaborative internal and external relationships
  • Experience of successfully working as part of a multi-professional team

If you would like an opportunity to discuss the position informally prior to submitting an application please contact Professor Ramin Keivani, Head of School of the Built Environment. Enquiries should be addressed to Ms Maria Toneva mtoneva@brookes.ac.uk in the first instance.

Training in teaching methods is provided for those without relevant experience.

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

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