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Position: Lecturer: Building and Urban Design in Development
Institution: University College London
Department: The Bartlett Development Planning Unit
Location: London, United Kingdom
Duties: We are seeking to appoint a highly competent and dynamic individual with a solid academic record grounded in urban design and planning in the Global South with particular reference to informal urbanism, urban transformations and processes across the Global North/South divide. Particularly welcome are applicants with expertise in mobility and migration, border practices, violence and the spatial dimensions of global conflict. The successful applicant will contribute to the DPU’s mission by making contributions to teaching and research in the field of just policies and approaches to urban development in the Global South
Requirements: The successful candidate will be educated to PhD level in architecture, urban design or directly relevant discipline; A strong understanding of debates and literature about urban design, southern urbanisation, spatial dimensions of global conflict. violence and conflicts, international development, mobility and migration and the city in developing countries; Has a consistent publication record in one or more of the above areas; A background in research and/or practice in the planning, implementation and/or evaluation of urban design and urban planning in the context of the Global South; An extensive grasp of the debates around a holistic vision of Urban Design and Critical Urban Theory; An extensive research experiences and records in collaborative transnational funded projects; An experience in academic and research administration and research management experience; Experience with design research pedagogy and participatory design techniques and urban fieldwork courses; Experience as a lecturer at a postgraduate level, in the organisation and management of a course at postgraduate level and in studio-type environments; Experience in working as team member and team leader in interdisciplinary and multicultural groups
   
Text: Lecturer: Building and Urban Design in Development , - Ref:1851711 Click here to go back to search results Apply Now UCL Department / Division The Bartlett Development Planning Unit Location of position London Grade 8 Hours Full Time Salary (inclusive of London allowance) £44,674 per annum - £52,701 per annum Duties and Responsibilities The Development Planning Unit (DPU) is an international centre specialising in academic teaching, practical training, research and consultancy in the field of urban and development policy and planning. It is concerned with promoting sustainable forms of development, understanding rapid urbanisation and encouraging innovation in the policy, planning and management responses to the economic, social and environmental development of cities and regions, especially in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The DPU mission is to build the capacity of professionals and institutions to design and implement innovative, sustainable and inclusive strategies at the local, national and global levels, that enable those people who are generally excluded from decision-making by poverty or their social and cultural identity, to play a full and rewarding role in their own development. In furthering this mission, the DPU has prioritised the exploration and testing of approaches that are participatory, sustainable and sensitive to diversity through action oriented teaching, research and capacity building. We are seeking to appoint a highly competent and dynamic individual with a solid academic record grounded in urban design and planning in the Global South with particular reference to informal urbanism, urban transformations and processes across the Global North/South divide. Particularly welcome are applicants with expertise in mobility and migration, border practices, violence and the spatial dimensions of global conflict. The successful applicant will contribute to the DPUs mission by making contributions to teaching and research in the field of just policies and approaches to urban development in the Global South. Key Requirements The successful candidate will be educated to PhD level in in architecture, urban design or directly relevant discipline A strong understanding of debates and literature about urban design, southern urbanisation, spatial dimensions of global conflict. violence and conflicts, international development, mobility and migration and the city in developing countries. Has a consistent publication record in one or more of the above areas. A background in research and/or practice in the planning, implementation and/or evaluation of urban design and urban planning in the context of the Global South. An extensive grasp of the debates around a holistic vision of Urban Design and Critical Urban Theory. An extensive research experiences and records in collaborative transnational funded projects. An experience in academic and research administration and research management experience. Experience with design research pedagogy and participatory design techniques and urban fieldwork courses. Experience as a lecturer at a postgraduate level, in the organisation and management of a course at postgraduate level and in studio-type environments. Experience in working as team member and team leader in interdisciplinary and multicultural groups Further Details A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page. To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below. Informal enquiries about the post can be made to the MSc BUDD Co-Programme Leader Enquiries about the application process and the Development Planning Unit may be addressed to Miss Elsa Taddesse (e.taddesse@ucl.ac.uk or tel: 020 7679 4620). Applicants may also wish to look at the DPU web site at www.bartlett.ucl.ac.uk/ UCL Taking Action for Equality We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible. Closing Date 5 Dec 2019 Latest time for the submission of applications 23:59 Interview date TBC This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff. Please use these links to find out more about the UCL working life including the benefits we offer and UCL Terms and Conditions related to this job. Job description and person specification Apply Now
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