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Professor/Associate Professor/Lecturer - Urban Design and Planning

Post Date:

January 29, 2019


German University in Cairo


Cairo, Egypt


Urban Design and Planning 
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 Urban Design and Planning. The candidate should have relevant experience in 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. In addition to the professional work executed, candidates must possess a record of accomplishments demonstrating outstanding scholarly and educational activities. 

The successful candidate will

  • Introduce students to theories of urban design and planning
  • Engage in both teaching and research on urbanism within the specific context of Egypt and internationally
  • Lead urban design studios at undergraduate and graduate levels
  • Offer elective courses with urban themes
  • Supervise bachelor/master/PhD theses 
  • 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

Application Instructions:

Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, list of publications and projects undertaken and names of at least three referees. Applications to be submitted online through the GUC website: (max. 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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