Jobs at Goldsmiths

Jobs at Goldsmiths

Senior Lecturer / Reader in Research Architecture

Visual Cultures
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4 years
Full Time
59,561 - 66,572
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Goldsmiths is a world-renowned university that has a reputation for rigorous and innovative academic work; creativity has long been our hallmark. Academic excellence and imaginative course content combine to make a place where creative minds can thrive. 

The Centre for Research Architecture, based within the Department of Visual Cultures, is organised around practice-led research that investigates the urgent political conditions of our time. Our goal is to provide practitioners from a wide range of backgrounds with tools for undertaking spatial research and critical analysis. Students pursue individual projects that generate written as well as practical insights. Dissertation projects incorporate fieldwork, critical reflections and discuss the theoretical implications and historical questions at stake within their work. 

You will have a PhD and/or substantial related experience in forensic architecture, law and an international profile as a theorist supplemented by an investigative research practice. You will have produced a wide range of publications/exhibitions/projects across several fields of endeavour and a proven record in placing discussions of forensic architecture within other areas of activity such as exhibitions, publishing, advocacy and activism.

This post is offered at 1.0FTE for two years, then reducing to 0.6 thereafter.

We have generous benefits – an agile working environment, 28 days’ annual leave plus 6 paid closure days (4 at Christmas and 2 at Easter) plus all Bank Holidays, great transport links, a defined benefit pension scheme, support for professional development, and a broad range of wellbeing initiatives such as staff choir, running club, and creative writing classes. 

Goldsmiths, University of London is passionate about advancing equality and celebrating diversity.