Title Assistant Professor of Architecture (Technology)
School Harvard Graduate School of Design
The Harvard Graduate School of Design invites highly qualified individuals to
apply to a full-time tenure track position in Environmental Technologies. The
position is housed in the Department of Architecture, but the candidate is
expected to engage students and colleagues across the school's departments and
Teaching responsibilities will involve required introductory courses in
Environmental Technologies and environmentally-focused design strategies for
students in the department's professional MArch program. Teaching will also be
geared towards students in other programs, and involve advanced courses in
specialized areas, as well as participation in design studios.
Candidates should be creative researchers able to advance knowledge in the
area of Environmental Technologies, and be well versed in the underlying
science as well as in related computational and experimental methods. A
collaborative mindset and interest in engaging in the school's Center for
Green Buildings and Cities and/or the Laboratory for Design Technology are
expected. Candidates should have an exemplary record of research and teaching
and should be able to interact with related disciplines such as ecology,
engineering, or public health. Additionally, the successful candidate will
demonstrate a record of scholarship and/or teaching in at least one focused
area such as digital fabrication and construction, advanced building
materials, life cycle design, systems operation and design, or others.
Candidates are required to hold a doctoral degree in a related area. Prior
teaching experience and a strong publication record are expected.
This appointment, expected to start in Fall 2022, is expected to be a full-
time position at the level of assistant professor. We will review applications
on a rolling basis starting on September 15th, 2021. Candidates should upload
a letter of interest, current CV, a teaching statement, a research statement,
and a Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging statement. Portfolios may be
requested following review by the committee.
For the required statement of teaching philosophy, please describe your
pedagogical approach, including how you would approach teaching students
across disciplines and departments in the context of design and/or planning
education, in no more than two pages.
For the required statement of diversity, inclusion, and belonging, please
address the following question in no more than two pages:
Given the geographic diversity represented in the GSD community, and our
commitment to anti-racism and inclusion, how do you approach pedagogy and
mentoring for a student cohort that is diverse across multiple dimensions
including but not limited to nationality, ethnicity, race, religion, and
Candidates should submit names and contact information for a minimum of 3
referees. Candidates will be notified regarding requests for recommendation
letters during the short list phase of the recruitment process.
Applications will be reviewed beginning September 15, 2021.
Tim Hoffman, Faculty Affairs Administrator
Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer
Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants
will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status,
gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related
conditions or any other characteristic protected by law. Additionally, as
underscored by our school's Community Values Statement, the GSD is committed
to diversity and inclusion within our community, which is representative of
individuals from varied abilities, backgrounds, beliefs, cultures, identities,
races, lived experiences, and perspectives.
We especially welcome applications from members of historically
underrepresented groups and candidates with experience teaching and working
with diverse communities and students.
Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 5
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Statement of Research
Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Statement