Tenure Track - Assistant Professor, Architecture, History & TheoryLocation:
Philadelphia, PAOpen Date:
Apr 5, 2022Description:
The Department of Architecture in the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design is seeking applicants for a full-time tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. This position requires the ability to effectively teach courses in architecture history and theory, with an emphasis on both strong scholarship and the inclusion of diverse perspectives. Teaching history and theory in the Department of Architecture may take the form of required and elective courses in one or several of the following academic degree programs: undergraduate (B.A.), masters (MArch, MS, and MSD programs), or doctoral (Ph.D).
The Weitzman School of Design is committed to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. At Weitzman, we measure our success not just by what we do but by how we approach our work. For more information, read The Values That Guide Us.
The University of Pennsylvania was founded in 1740 by Benjamin Franklin to create a place that would offer practical as well as theoretical instruction in order to prepare students for real-world pursuits—a tradition that persists today. The Department of Architecture, with a body of approximately 350 students in eight degree programs, is one of Weitzman School’s six distinguished academic programs, which include Landscape Architecture, City Planning, Fine Arts, Urban Spatial Analytics, and Historic Preservation. The Weitzman School has a rich tradition of intellectual leadership in architecture and a reputation for excellence in design, interdisciplinary thinking, history and theory, technology, and cutting-edge research and application.Qualifications:
Applicants should possess both a Ph.D. degree and a professional degree in architecture or in a related subject. Potential candidates must demonstrate a capacity to produce original scholarly work through a record of past publications and ongoing research.Application Instructions:
Applicants must submit a c.v., cover letter, and a statement of teaching and research interests. Candidates are encouraged to describe how diverse, underrepresented, and global perspectives are incorporated into their teaching and practice. Applications from people of color and women candidates are strongly encouraged
Review of applications will begin in April 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Position will begin July 2023.
The Weitzman School is using Interfolio's Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants will receive a free Dossier account and submit all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, using this free system.
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