Assistant Professor – Architectural Design and Housing

Toronto
Canada

The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time tenure-stream appointment in architectural design and housing. This appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor and will be effective July 1, 2022.

Candidates must have earned a Master of Architecture degree. A post-professional degree or PhD degree focused upon questions of housing is preferred. Candidates must also have a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing strengths. The successful candidate will be expected to pursue innovative and independent creative practice and research at the highest international level. Candidates must have training and experience in architectural design with a focus on questions of housing and housing’s relationship to broader questions of social justice and equity. Candidates must have expertise in both the formal challenges of housing design and the immaterial forces shaping and shaped by housing. Candidates will have demonstrated a strong commitment to exploring relationships between metropolitan form and architecture, including the complementary relationships between housing type, dwelling units, urban pattern, infrastructural systems, and the institutional, economic and political frameworks that shape them. Candidates will have demonstrated an understanding of how cultural, socio/political, technical, and ecological issues interact in the design of housing.

Submission guidelines can be found at: http://uoft.me/how-to-apply.  Your CV and cover letter should be uploaded into the dedicated fields.  Please combine additional application materials into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.  If you have questions about this position, please contact the Dean’s Office at daniels- dean@daniels.utoronto.ca or 416-978-3103.

All application materials, including reference letters, must be received by 17 February 2022.

More information can be found in the full job description here.

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