Carleton University

The Azrieli School of Architecture and Urbanism at Carleton University invites applications for a full time, tenure-track appointment in Design, Architectural Conservation and Adaptive Reuse, at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2020.

The candidate will possess a thorough understanding of values in the decision making processes of heritage conservation, with particular emphasis on best practices in, but not limited to, the Canadian context. 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, sustainability and embodied energy, is preferred. Excellent studio teaching skills are required at both the undergraduate and the graduate levels. Potential for research collaborations in diverse fields, knowledge of sustainable heritage conservation practices, understanding of cultural landscapes and of broader questions of culture and place, are expected.

This unique Canadian specialization has been offered since 2010 at Carleton University. 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.

Search committee will begin to review application on December 1, 2019, and will continue until position is filled.

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