Application deadline:

November 15, 2022

Assistant Professor of Architecture with a History/Theory Focus

Ann Arbor
United States

The University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning seeks applicants for an assistant professor tenure-track appointment in the history and theory of architecture and urbanism. The university is committed to addressing systemic inequities in US higher education, and Taubman College aims to be among the most forward-looking units on campus to reexamine the hegemonic nature of Euro-American pedagogical structures. Candidates with research, publication, and teaching experiences that qualify them to participate in developing the history and theory curriculum through anti-colonial, anti-racist, or counter-hegemonic frameworks are strongly encouraged to apply. The department seeks candidates who speak to the diverse student audiences within the college — from undergraduate to doctoral students — who recognize the critical importance of design in society, and who address history, theory, and praxis in their teaching and scholarly work. Candidates with a focus on early or pre-modern and/or non-European or American research topics, or those conducting robust explorations and critiques of contemporary and historical technological practices in architecture and urban history and theory are particularly encouraged to apply.

Candidates will teach core lecture courses and elective seminars within the Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Master of Architecture degrees, advise students in the college’s doctoral degree, teach in post-professional degrees, and work collaboratively with the design faculty.

Required Qualifications:
Ph.D. in architecture, architectural history, or a related discipline or be advanced ABD

How to Apply:

Applicants should submit one PDF (500kb size limit) containing the following:

  • Cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information for three references


The deadline for submission is November 15, 2022. Please apply on the UM Careers website here

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