Lecturers/Senior Lecturers in Rural and Real Estate Practice

Royal Agricultural University
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
£34,304 - £50,296 dependant on experience and meeting the criteria for relevant post
Closing date
14 Aug 2022

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Land, Property
Contract Type
Estates Management, Land Surveying, Rural
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Lecturers/Senior Lecturers in Rural and Real Estate Practice


£34,304 - £50,296 dependant on experience and meeting the criteria for relevant post

Job number: RAU2256

The Royal Agricultural University (RAU) is proud of its long-standing reputation for preparing graduates for successful careers in the land-based industries. Many of our extensive alumni network have established and led businesses which have shaped the global landscape of agri-food, land and real estate management.   

The School of Real Estate and Land Management provides a focal point for commercial and rural property management teaching across the University and staff teach prospective professionals on a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The School is also actively engaged with the surveying profession, including accreditation to the RICS and running the RICS/RAU Land Price Series.    

The candidate(s) will need to be able teach across different modules and with particular reference to sustainability, estate business management/consultancy, diversification, rural valuation, compulsory purchase and infrastructure, property valuation, development, resources and forestry. An understanding of the legal context within which real estate and rural land management are practiced would be an advantage.

The candidate will need to have the ability to articulate their teaching in a way that will enable the students to demonstrate an understanding of the subject through contextualization and critical analysis of case studies and scenarios in the context of Real Estate and Rural Land Management. The candidate will also need to demonstrate knowledge of the legal and ethical responsibilities of a surveyor together with an understanding of the way technologies are changing the approach in these areas of practice. It will require someone with innovation and willingness to adapt to the changing needs of higher education and industry.  

You will teach across our undergraduate and postgraduate courses to strengthen the team. You will possess an excellent understanding of the subject area and a proven ability to communicate this knowledge to others.  You will contribute to the management, administration and coordination of parts of the teaching programme and its development.  The University encourages engagement in scholarly activity in your subject area, especially through pedagogy or discipline-based development.

You will be a member of the RICS and confirm that you are prepared to maintain your membership and continue your own education through research and continued professional development.

While we would like to appoint an experienced academic, we will consider applications from those at the start of their academic career or coming with a background in professional practice.

Applications will be considered from those interested in working on a full time, part time or flexible basis due to the range of expertise required.

The University offers a comprehensive range of benefits including membership of the Teachers’ Pension Scheme, 30 days annual leave and free parking.

For a full job description and details on how to apply, please visit: https://www.rau.ac.uk/about/jobs

Informal enquiries can be made to William Leschallas, Head of the School of Real Estate and Land Management - William.leschallas@rau.ac.uk  

Closing date: 14th August 2022

Interview date: 25th August 2022

The RAU is an equal opportunities employer and we particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are underrepresented within the RAU at this level.

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