JOB: Associate Professors of Architecture. Umeå University

Job: Associate Professors of Architecture. Umeå University

Umeå School of Architecture is a department at the Faculty of Science and Technology at Umeå University, it was founded in 2009, and is located at the Arts Campus. For Umeå School of Architecture holistic, interdisciplinary and experimental approaches are seen as crucial to address global challenges and opportunities in architecture such as climate change, increasing inequalities, environmental degradation, uneven geographical living conditions and migration. The lack of a long institutional history provides an open, curious and sensitive atmosphere that tends to reinforce such methods. The school of Architecture is now looking for lecturers in architecture with a specialisation towards socially sustainable development and urban transformation strategies, or other appropriate direction, full time. The last date to apply is 25 of February 2020.
The main tasks are education at the first and second cycle of the Architecture Programme and teaching within the research education in combination with research. You are expected to actively contribute to the work of building a productive and creative PhD education at the department, both through your own research and through active participation in planning and administration. In addition to practical teaching and independent research, the position includes administration, planning, documentation and development regarding one’s own research and education, as well as tasks common for the department. The lecturer should contribute to subject development within architecture and his/her subject area through his/her own research. The lecturer should actively contribute to subject development and pedagogical development at Umeå School of Architecture. The lecturer shall work actively to follow developments in his/her own subject area in terms of education, research and architectural profession, as well as the social development in general which is important for the lecturer’s work at the University.
The full job description and the links to apply are available through the Umeå University e-recruitment system.

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