Boston University

Assistant Professor of Global Modern and Contemporary Architecture

 

Boston University’s Department of History of Art & Architecture invites applications and nominations for a renewable four-year tenure-track position, beginning AY 2022–2023, as assistant professor of Global Modern and Contemporary Architecture, with a geographic focus in one or more regions of Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, South and Southeast Asia. We seek exceptional scholars and teachers who have broad knowledge of modern and contemporary architecture and urbanism, and an interest in developing pedagogies that encourage full participation. Boston University and the Department actively seek diversity in the student and faculty ranks, recognizing that pluralism of experience deepens the intellectual endeavor.

The successful candidate will: teach per annum two undergraduate lecture courses (including one on Global Modern Architecture) and two upper-level seminars for undergraduate and graduate students; conduct research in the area(s) of specialization; engage with the undergraduate Architectural Studies program and serve as an advisor for its majors, as well as for graduate students in architectural history. Salary competitive and commensurate with experience. Ph.D. required; teaching experience and publications preferred.

Applicants should submit the following materials through Academic Jobs Online [https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/19426]: 1) a curriculum vitae; 2) three recommenders’ contact information; 3) a cover letter that describes in detail your research accomplishments and plans; and your teaching principles and approaches; 4) a one-page statement that discusses how your research, teaching, and/or other activities and plans contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion objectives (see, for example, www.bu.edu/diversity), and; 5) one article-length text or dissertation chapter. Candidates invited to the subsequent phases of review may be asked to submit further samples of teaching and scholarly work. Review of applications begins December 1, 2021.

Boston University expects excellence in teaching and in research and is committed to building a culturally, racially and ethnically diverse scholarly community. Supporting materials, unless requested by the search committee, will not be returned. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.