Professor of Architectural Design, and Professor in Practice

Massachusetts, United States
12 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2019
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Harvard Graduate School of Design


Position Description

Beginning Academic Year 2018-2019 

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.

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.

Applications for multiple positions will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. The GSD is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within its community and especially welcomes applications from candidates with experience teaching and working with in diverse students.

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.

Tim Hoffman
Faculty Planning Administrator

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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.