Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
The Department of Architecture at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is seeking a person of international standing, outstanding accomplishment, and the potential for departmental leadership to be appointed Full Professor with tenure. Applicants should demonstrate evidence of engagement with, and commitment to, architecture, design research and architectural education at the highest level. The individual should have a significant, internationally recognized body of work that may include architectural design practice with built or unbuilt works, research in contemporary areas of design inquiry, and a strong publication record of academic scholarship as appropriate to the individual’s work. The individual should also be able to demonstrate an engagement with studio education and pedagogical development of both graduate and undergraduate programs in an internationally recognized architecture school.
Applicants are expected to participate actively in the intellectual life and administrative functioning of the department, to contribute to a vision for advancing the department’s research and pedagogical agendas, and to have the capacity to assume a leadership role, including head of the department. They should possess a strong degree of collegiality, be an articulate communicator, and be dedicated to the time required to help steer and support the rich, diverse culture of the department.
The Department of Architecture is uniquely positioned within the School of Architecture and Planning and within the larger institution of MIT, which strongly supports innovation and entrepreneurial activity, cross-disciplinary work, and diversity. The structure of the department itself is unique in that its disciplinary areas work at equal intensity and in collaboration to create an environment in which scholarship fuses with the pedagogical agendas of the studios and ongoing design inquiry.
Applicants must possess an advanced degree in architecture or an allied discipline. Interested applicants should submit materials to apply.interfolio.com/51275.
MIT is committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment; women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. EOE.