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Career Opportunities in the Design Disciplines of Architecture, Urban Planning, Industrial Design and VR Digital Technologies

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Full or Part-Time (8 Posts)

The University of Liverpool has a proud history in the design disciplines of Architecture, Industrial Design and Urban Planning and Design. We are recognised as a leading voice in advancing the value of design as a driver for innovation across disciplines and industrial sectors, with benefits for enterprise, policy and education.

We are seeking 8 inspiring individuals to join our community of academics, industrial partners, students and collaborators, who are operating at the forefront of this field. All of the positions will be based at our state of the art campus in Central London, equipped with a dedicated design studio and workshop facilities as well as our world class Virtual Engineering Centre. Successful candidates will help to shape and deliver our dynamic new Design Year in London Pathway for 3rd year undergraduate students.

Using design as an approach to collaboration across disciplinary boundaries is core to our vision. We offer opportunities to innovate, shape and influence our design agenda in London, integrated with the academic community at Liverpool and at our Joint Venture University in Suzhou, China. You will be encouraged to develop your interests and reputation in the field, in collaboration with a global network of academic and industry partners who share a common interest in design.

We have a variety of permanent posts available as well as opportunities for guest lectures from industry and academia, adding to the vibrancy and relevance of our offer. There is considerable flexibility for full or part time appointments and we welcome applications from academics or industry practitioners at varying levels of experience.

Current Vacancies

We welcome applications for the following posts:

Chair in Digital Design/Digital Architecture - Design Chair
Job Ref: 008903

We would welcome Chair applications from suitably qualified and experienced candidates in any of our principal disciplines, with a capability to lead across interdisciplinary teams


Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Architectural Technology
Job Ref: 008905

Urban Planning

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Urban Planning and Design
Job Ref: 008902

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Real Estate
Job Ref: 008900

Industrial Design

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Reader in Industrial Design
Job Ref: 008901

Virtual Engineering Centre

Virtual Reality & Digital Technologies Specialist (Teaching & Knowledge Exchange)
Job Ref: 008920

Closing Date: 26 March 2018