Harvard University

Assistant/Associate Professor of Architectural Design


Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design aspires to provide education and scholarship of the highest quality—to advance the frontiers of design knowledge, to educate leaders in design, research, and scholarship, to make a resilient, just, and beautiful world. The Department of Architecture invites applications for two full-time, tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. While the department’s priority is filling tenure track positions, we will also consider part-time Assistant/Associate Professorships in Practice of Architecture positions. The successful candidate or candidates will demonstrate expertise in design, playing an active role in design pedagogy of the core studio curriculum. In addition, the candidate(s) will have expertise in one or more of the following areas: Construction/Material Culture; Climate/Sustainability; Design Innovation/Spatial Practice; Digital/Orthographic/Projective Representation; Social Justice.

Teaching responsibilities will involve required design studio courses for students in the professional MArch programs. Additionally, the successful candidate will offer lecture courses and research-based seminars in their area of expertise to students across the professional, and post-professional tracts. The candidates are expected to regularly engage with design students and faculty through thesis advising, guest critiques, and project reviews.Candidates should be creative designers who show promise of an innovative approach with contributions to the field and to the discourse of architecture. Candidates should also demonstrate investment in design scholarship and in critical and creative studio pedagogy, particularly with respect to teaching foundational design.

Candidates will hold a Master of Architecture or related advanced degree. They will have relevant work experience in architectural design, exemplary practice, and a record of scholarship, Ideally, the candidate will have more than three years of teaching experience. Professional licensure is desirable but not a pre-requisite.
The appointment(s) is expected to start in Spring 2024 or Fall of 2024. The faculty search committee will review applications on a rolling basis starting in March 2023. To apply: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/12246