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Professor/Associate Professor/Lecturer - Environmental Building Design

Post Date:

January 29, 2019


German University in Cairo


Cairo, Egypt


Environmental Building Design
Professor/Associate Professor/Lecturer 

The Architecture and Urban Design Program at the German University in Cairo (GUC), invites applicants for winter 2019. 

We are looking for a personality with a passion for teaching and research in the field of innovative climate-adaptive building concepts and renewable energy technologies. The Architecture and Building Technology Department is defined by an integrated approach where building technology is considered an essential part of environmental building design. The candidate should have relevant experience in the technical design of architectural projects in a responsible position outside of a university and be ardent about sharing this advanced knowledge in different educational formats at both undergraduate and graduate levels. She/he shows a holistic and interdisciplinary approach to architectural design in line with current developments in building technology. In addition to the professional work executed, candidates must possess a record of academic achievement. 

The successful candidate will

• teach foundation courses, design studios and seminars with a focus on building technology at all levels 
• supervise bachelor, master and PhD theses
• teach with a focus on innovative passive architectural strategies specifically in arid climate
• actively participate in the further development of the curriculum and the internationalization of the program
• contribute to applied research and technology and knowledge-transfer projects


• university degree in architecture
• at least five years of experience in the development and realization of architectural projects
• pedagogical aptitude and university teaching experience
• ability to do academic research as evidenced by corresponding publications
• ability to lecture and teach in English
• a PhD or PhD-equivalent experience is a prerequisite

What we offer

The program was founded in 2010 and is one of the most attractive architecture programs in Egypt. Please visit our website

How to Apply

Interested applicants are invited to submit their project portfolio, curriculum vitae, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, a list of publications and names of three referees. Applications to be submitted online through the GUC website: 5 MB). 

Submissions will be reviewed starting on 27th of February 2019, but applications are welcome until the position is filled.

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