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Harvard University Assistant or Associate Professor of Architectural Design in Cambridge, Massachusetts


Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Architectural Design

School Harvard Graduate School of Design

Department/Area Architecture

Position Description

Beginning Academic Year 2018-2019

One or more faculty positions are available for highly qualified individuals to offer graduate-level instruction in architectural design. Housed in the Department of Architecture, these appointments will be made at the level of either Assistant Professor or Associate Professor. We will also consider applications for part-time Professor in Practice positions at both ranks.

Teaching responsibilities will involve instruction in design studios as well as lecture and seminar courses. Candidates should be actively engaged in an advanced experimental design practice. Conducting design and/or scholarly creative activities within the school is an important responsibility of the position. Publication and/or exhibition of creative work is expected.

Placed in the department of architecture, the successful candidate will have the interest and ability to address issues of their field and design across the departments at the GSD. S/He will be expected to play a role in the school’s advanced studies and doctoral programs, and serve as a liaison to related groups across Harvard. We are particularly interested in individuals who have the capacity to bridge between technology and the design culture.

Applications for multiple positions will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. The GSD is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within its community and especially welcomes applications from candidates with experience teaching and working with diverse students.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates should hold a professional master’s degree in architecture or a related field and be qualified through advanced scholastic preparation, innovative design investigation and exploration, and/or professional practice. An interest in high-level administrative duties is desirable.

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Tim Hoffman Faculty Planning Administrator

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Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3

Maximum Number of References Allowed 5

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