Irving Postdoctoral Fellow in History and Theory, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Massachusetts, United States
06 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
03 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

School Harvard Graduate School of Design


Position Description

The Harvard Graduate School of Design is currently seeking a full-time postdoctoral fellow in the history and theory of architecture, landscape, and urbanism. This appointment is made to support scholars in residence to pursue research and half-time teaching under the general supervision of one or more Harvard faculty members. The fellowship carries an appointment as Lecturer in the Graduate School of Design.

This is a full-time position with the possibility of extension. Fellows are provided a salary commensurate with experience, benefits, and access to University resources.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates must have received a doctoral degree in the history and theory of architecture or a related field at the time of the appointment, ordinarily, not more than two years prior to the appointment. The preferred candidate would have knowledge of modern architecture from 1900 to the present.

Additional Qualifications

Special Instructions

Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vita, and copies of publications to Lauren O’Brien at lobrien@gsd.harvard.edu.

Applications will be reviewed beginning December 1, 2018.

Contact Information

Lauren O’Brien
Faculty Affairs Coordinator
Harvard University Graduate School of Design
48 Quincy St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact Email


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. 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.

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