A new opportunity has arisen at Manchester School of Architecture for an Architectural Digital Designer, who will be responsible for leading the School’s digital strategy and supporting students across the disciplines of Architecture, Urban Design and Landscape Architecture. The post will support the high-quality student experience at MSA through engaging and inspiring teaching, learning and assessment, whilst providing support and mentoring to individual students as part of the personal tutor system.

Commencing from 1st August 2020, the new role will include the coordination of resources and strategic planning, working with the workshop teams at both the Manchester Metropolitan and University of Manchester campuses, and supporting students to develop digital skills across a range of specialisms, including CAD, 3D modelling and rendering, 3D printing and Augmented and Virtual Reality.

The role also entails teaching on industry-standard software, such as Autocad, Vectorworks, Sketchup and the Adobe Creative Suite including Premiere and After Effects. As such, the successful applicant will require extensive knowledge on a range of technologies, in addition to the ability to share this knowledge amongst both academic and technical colleagues and students.

As a Senior Lecturer, the role will also involve the production and supervision of high-quality research projects for publication to the Research Excellence Framework (REF) or in peer-reviewed journals, and participation in knowledge exchange and enterprise programmes for the purpose of enhancing graduate employability and creating opportunities for collaborative projects with industry.

More information on the opportunity can be found via Manchester Met Jobs. Applications for the post close on March 14th, and Head of School Professor Kevin Singh can be contacted for informal discussions at k.singh@mmu.ac.uk.