Assistant Professorship in History and Theory
The Department of Architecture wishes to appoint an Assistant Professor in
History and Theory of Architecture and/or Urban Design. The Department invites
applications from candidates with a research focus on any aspect of the theory
or history of architecture and urban design to lecture in both the
Architecture and Design undergraduate degrees, supervise undergraduates,
Master and PhD students and to be actively involved in teaching and examining
Candidates must have an Undergraduate Degree in Architecture, and a doctorate
in Architecture or Architectural History or a related field. The candidate
would ideally have a professional second degree in Architecture (MArch or
equivalent), and experience lecturing and teaching architectural studio. We
are seeking an individual with a rising academic trajectory and a strong
record of research publications commensurate with their level of experience,
who has the potential to become a key player in the Department's teaching and
The successful candidate will be expected to take up appointment on 1
Please ensure that you upload the following:
a covering letter;
a Curriculum Vitae (CV), including a full list of publications;
a document describing (i) your main teaching and research interests,
(ii) an indication of future research plans and directions, (iii) a
description of the kind of teaching you would hope to offer, including a
brief curriculum for 2 sample specialist courses (max. 2 pp. to include:
aims, learning outcomes, and a schedule of up to 20 lectures/classes which
would deliver the course material); and, if available,
two recently-published research articles
Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to the Head of the
Department of Architecture Professor James Campbell hod-
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Three references are required, and applicants should ask their referees to
send their reports to email@example.com by the closing date.
The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on Friday 18 November
2022. Interviews are expected to take place in late 2022, early 2023.
The Faculty is committed to equality and diversity, and we would particularly
welcome applications from members of underrepresented groups such as women and
those from Black, Asian or other Ethnic Minority backgrounds. Details of some
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Department of Architecture, Cambridge
22 September 2022
18 November 2022