Job opening in Architectural History, Theory and Criticism at NUS

The Department of Architecture at the National University of Singapore has an opening for a position in Architectural History, Theory and Criticism. Please see the job posting from the official website below:

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Over the past 55 years, the Department of Architecture of the National University of Singapore (NUS) has seen steady growth, expansion and development that parallels the modernisation of the city-state of Singapore. Our Department has built and expanded on its long tradition of providing a high standard of professional architectural education in the setting of Asia’s top university.

Its professional programs now include:
Urban design, landscape architecture, urban planning and sustainable integrated design.

Its research programs comprehensively cover:
History/theory and criticism in architecture, design technologies (energy & environment; structure/construction; design computing & digital fabrication), urban and landscape studies.

Through these programs, the Department stages its leadership in formulating designs and strategies which address the technologies, cultures, traditions and aspirations of Asia with particular reference to the challenges of the tropical contexts, urban & social resilience, sustainability and high urban density.

The Department of Architecture invites dedicated and suitably qualified candidates for the following tenurable appointments who share our vision in Nurturing Creative Global Designers and Critical Thinkers for the Built Environment To Shape Asia’s Future and the World:

 

ASSISTANT PROFESSORS, ASSOCIATE PROFESSORS & PROFESSORS in

1. Landscape Architecture (1 position)

2. Urban Studies (2 positions)

3. History, Theory and Criticism (1 position)

4. Design Technologies ( 2 positions)

Qualifications

Appointees should be passionate about their disciplinary areas and have demonstrated creative capacity to provide knowledge integration in design, leveraging the latter in vital ways.  They will also be involved in undergraduate and/or graduate teaching, and the supervision of higher degree candidates by research. Appointees will be expected to undertake academic or design research, and will also be required to undertake some administrative or management assignment.

Prior extended experience(s) of working in Asia, with sensitive knowledge of the conditions and contexts of Asia is an advantage for these competitive placements.

A PhD from a well-placed university is highly desirable; or a equivalent strong track record in design, research and teaching. 
The positions will be opened until suitably filled.

Send your applications to:

Head,
Department of Architecture,
School of Design and Environment,
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE 117566
Email: akihead

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