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Teaching Fellow in Architecture

The Department of Architecture and Built Environment is now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Teaching Fellow in Architecture. Applicants from relevant areas of expertise in the broad scope of Architecture will be considered, including but not limted to architecture, architectural design, urban design or Digital Design.

About the School/Department

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Department of Architecture and Built Environment to get engaged with teaching and research in a dynamic working environment. Focused on sustainability and innovation, the Department provides a unique opportunity for excellent scholars to play a vital role in delivering our teaching and research. The Department is offering undergraduate degrees in Architecture (RIBA validated), and Architectural Environment Engineering (CIBSE accredited), along with a Postgraduate degree in Urbanism, and Ph.D. programmes. We provide an international platform to nurture critical thinkers and deliver world-class research that fosters collaboration internally and externally. We continuously work with major stakeholders in the industry and various organisations. The Department s UG and PG programmes capitalize on the growing demand in major areas such as green technologies, smart and healthy buildings, building science, big data analytics, digital design, and carbon neutrality. With China s growing economy, we are leading by example toward low carbon and sustainable development.

About You

We seek to appoint seasoned and proactive academics who are self-driven and results-oriented, adaptable and creative, with internationally recognized intellectual contributions to your respective area. You will be at Teaching Fellow specializing in an area that is related to your respective area, with more than two years of experience in an academic role and have experience working in an English-speaking institute. Recognised training in relevant standards and teaching experience, particularly in key technologies related to your respective research and teaching is required; Industry experience would be preferred.

You will be expected to contribute to teaching and curriculum development for undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of Architecture, to play a lead role in collaborative research projects and conduct ongoing original learning activities and publications in the areas of Architecture, Architectural Design, or equivalent. You are expected to contribute to the Department s development with proven skills in strategic project planning and development in a complex organization, as well as experience in leading organisational change. Strong analytical skills and experience in setting and implementing a strategic vision are required. Strong verbal and written communication skills will be crucial in managing internal and external stakeholders. You should possess strong management skills and the ability to motivate team members. You should have an extensive international network to attract talents and secure resources.

Your Remuneration, Benefits and Support

Successful candidate will be offered a fixed-term contract for up to 3 years, which may be extended by mutual agreement. We are committed to providing competitive employment packages while supporting the wellbeing of our staff to help them reach their full potential. We offer international highly competitive salary package and you will have a range of benefits and entitlements, including accommodation allowance, insurances, schooling support, home flight, relocation & repatriation support, and paid annual leave. You will be offered a wider range of Chinese talent schemes application opportunities based on the eligibility of application.

How to Apply

Applicants are invited to submit their applications via the application before 23:59 on 21 April 2024 (Beijing Time):

Applications should include but are not limited to the following:

  • a cover letter

  • an up-to-date CV

  • A statement of teaching philosophy giving evidence of teaching excellence

  • a publication list (if applicable)

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Dr. Wu Deng, Head of Department of Architecture and Built Environment at email: If you are unable to apply on-line, please contact the Human Resources Office, Tel: 86 574 8818 0000 8404. 

Review of Applications

The academic recruitment campaign will initially run till 21 April 2024.  Review of applications is ongoing and shortlisted applicants will be invited for recruitment interviews.

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