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Professor of Architectural Design, and Professor in Practice (non-tenured)



Title Professor of Architectural Design, and Professor in Practice (non-tenured)
School Harvard Graduate School of Design
Department/Area Architecture
Position Description

Beginning Academic Year 2016-2017

One or more Senior 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 full-time tenured Professor, or Professor in Practice (non-tenured). 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. Senior faculty are expected to seek support and lead scholarly activities that include advanced students and junior faculty. Publication and/or exhibition of creative work is expected.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates should hold a professional master’s degree in architecture, 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.

Additional Qualifications

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. Candidates must hold a professional master’s degree in architecture or a related field.

Special Instructions
Contact Information

Tim Hoffman
48 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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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

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Publication
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  2. Statement of Research