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Assistant Professor, Tenure-Track, ARCH – 2

Post Date:

December 5, 2018


Carleton University


Ottawa, ON Canada


Assistant Professor in Design and Architectural Conservation 

Closing date: January 20th, 2019, or until position filled

The Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism at Carleton University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track appointment in Design and Architectural Conservation, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2019. 

The candidate will possess a thorough understanding of values in the decision making processes of heritage conservation. Candidates should possess a strong background in both the theory and the practice of conservation. The applicant will demonstrate sensitivity and knowledge with regards to the rehabilitation of existing structures. Work experience as a Conservation Architect in adaptive reuse, dealing with contemporary needs, digital documentation, sustainability and embodied energy, is preferred. Excellent studio teaching skills are required at both the undergraduate and the graduate level (Graduate Diploma of Architectural Conservation). Potential for research collaborations in diverse fields, knowledge of sustainable heritage conservation practices, command of heritage documentation and conservation strategies, understanding of cultural landscapes and of broader questions of culture and place, are expected. 

This unique Canadian specialization has been offered since 2011. Students take courses at the School of Architecture, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and at the School of Indigenous and Canadian Studies. Architecture courses include adaptive reuse studios, hands-on practice in heritage documentation, conservation history and theory, evaluation of heritage properties, and studies in sustainable design and building performance assessment. 


Required Qualifications: 

1. A professional degree (MArch or equivalent) in Architecture. 

2. A demonstrated record of engaged teaching and scholarship as reflected in publications and a teaching portfolio and/or a professional portfolio of work in architectural conservation. 

3. Proficiency in English. 

 Preferred Qualifications: 

 1. Registration as an Architect and/or a PhD (Architecture or a discipline related to Architectural Conservation) 

The successful candidate will have the ability to develop an externally-funded, high-quality research program and to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate level. 

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