Design Fellowships in Architecture 2018, The University of Cambridge, UK


July 10, 2018

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Applications are invited for three Design Fellowships in the Department of Architecture.


These part-time, fixed-term posts are available for 12 months from 1 October 2018 until 30 September 2019; they may be renewable annually, in certain circumstances. The posts are fractional, i.e. 26% of full time, c. 9.69 hours per week. The purpose of the posts is to teach architectural design on the three-year undergraduate BA (Architecture Tripos) course, which leads to RIBA/ARB Part I qualification.

There are several positions of Design Fellow available:

A. One Design Fellowship, to teach in a Second Year Studio (together with an existing, experienced Design Fellow). This position is a rotating appointment, in response to changes and trends in the profession, and may be renewed, annually, in certain circumstances.

B. Two Design Fellowships, strictly limited to a fixed term of 12 months, to provide temporary cover for 2018/19 during the absence of other members of staff on one year's leave of absence.

The Design Fellows are part of a team of c. 16 studio teachers teaching architectural design on the undergraduate 1st year course (which is taught as one group), 2nd and 3rd year courses (which are split into 3 groups, each led by two Design Fellows). The Design Fellows will teach alongside another DF (i.e. in pairs). They will deliver weekly group tutorials and one-to-one supervisions, and develop studio projects in collaboration with the undergraduate Studio Teaching Coordinator and Year Coordinators.

Candidates must have:

a very good first degree or equivalent in Architecture, Engineering or a cognate discipline, with exemption from Part I of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) or equivalent examinations; a postgraduate Diploma, MSc, MArch, MPhil or equivalent qualification carrying exemption from Part II of the RIBA examinations; completed all professional qualifications, and is a qualified and registered architect; current experience as a practice-based architect.

The post will be based in central Cambridge, in the Faculty of Architecture & History of Art, 1-5 Scroope 

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you upload the following:

(a) a covering letter, explaining the reasons for your application and how your knowledge, skills and experience match the requirements of the role you are applying for (please indicate whether you wish to be considered for either or both of the positions available);

(b) a Curriculum Vitae (CV), to include full details of educational qualifications and professional experience, a list of publications (if any), and the names, addresses, and full contact details of 2 referees (who may be contacted for a reference prior to interviews);

(c) if your CV includes a portfolio, please only upload a maximum of 30 pages.

If you upload any additional documents which have not been requested, we will not be able to consider these as part of your application.

The closing date for applications is midnight (BST) on Tuesday 10 July 2018. Interviews of short-listed candidates will take place on Tuesday 24 July 2018, in Cambridge.

For queries about the application process, please contact Julia Pettman (

Please quote reference GC15950 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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