In our single biggest development since we were founded, UCL is expanding to east London. Located on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, UCL East will be dedicated to disruptive thinking and discovery across disciplines and beyond academic walls, to find solutions to the biggest challenges for future living. We are located in Newham, east London – one of the most socially diverse parts of the UK – and we want our staff recruitment to reflect this.
These leading-edge posts will form The Bartlett School of Architecture’s new Cinematic and Videogame Architecture MArch programme; a radical new interdisciplinary course sited at Marshgate, UCL East where the programme will be based in a dedicated studio at Marshgate, UCL East UCL’s expansion to East London.
About the role
We are recruiting for multiple roles in The Bartlett School of Architecture’s Cinematic and Videogame Architecture MArch programme, a radical new interdisciplinary course sited in a dedicated studio space in Marshgate, UCL East. The programme offers students a unique opportunity to design at the convergence of architecture, film and videogames to develop radical new time-based, immersive and interactive design projects.
We are recruiting for a number of positions on this new programme, including: Lectureship in Cinematic and Videogame Architecture, Admissions Tutor, Module Co-ordinators (In Design, History and Theory & Skills), Design Tutors and History and Theory and Skills Tutors.
The posts are offered on a fractional/part-time FTE/hours basis and we are particularly interested in applications considering a combination of roles. For external applicants seeking a new contract with UCL, The Bartlett School of Architecture; we will require a minimum time commitment of 0.30FTE (66 days across the year), with further details available on the FTE for each of the roles available upon request.
We are looking for candidates with a higher degree in Architecture or related disciplines along with excellent knowledge of research-based architectural education strategies and their delivery.
In addition, successful post holder(s) will be able to demonstrate an established track record of relevant teaching expertise and/or excellence using time-based and/or interactive media. Alongside this, is a knowledge of and contribution to key debates in architecture and digital media with an emphasis on cinematic, animation and gaming technologies and their relationship to architectural design.
Our preferred method of application for all roles is as follows:
- Supporting statement (up to 600 words), specifying the roles you are interested in and whether you want to be considered for the research track position. Please upload this as a ‘other attachment’ document as part of your application.
Please note, we recommend applicants copy and paste the essential criteria from the Person Specification of the Job Description into the ‘Statement in support of your application’ and describe how they meet each criteria, giving examples.
- Up-to-date CV
- Portfolio of work either through a website or a web link to a document. Please upload this as a ‘other attachment’ document as part of your application.