Application deadline:

November 17, 2023

Assistant Professor in the History of Architecture

United States

Assistant Professor in the History of Architecture – 077339

Syracuse University School of Architecture – a top-ranked research institution that is committed to building a diverse faculty – seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track position in the history of architecture at the Assistant Professor rank starting in the 2024-2025 academic year.

Teaching responsibilities include the development, administration, and teaching of large history survey lecture courses and smaller seminars at the undergraduate and graduate level, including the supervision of Teaching Assistants. Responsibilities also include working towards an internationally recognized research profile, serving the school, university, and greater community, and fostering an equitable and inclusive student experience.

Candidates must have earned a Ph.D. in the history of architecture or allied field by the time of the appointment, or shortly thereafter. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research and teaching, essays published in recognized field-relevant journals, forthcoming high impact essays or books, and/or research in progress that targets recognized venues for publication, participation in field-leading research projects and professional networks, presentations at academic or field-relevant conferences, awards and accolades, other noteworthy activities that contribute to the visibility and prominence of the discipline of architectural history, and strong endorsements by referees of high standing. We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing strengths. Candidates should show a strong commitment to exploring the historical relationship between the natural and built environments and the social, political, and economic context of architectural production. We are particularly interested in candidates whose scholarly agenda examines the interconnected global histories of architecture and the built environment.

Applications must be submitted online via the Syracuse University job site:
Applicants should submit:
1. Resume/CV
2. List with three academic and/or professional references; letters of recommendation will be required for the finalists.
3. Other Document: Two recent course syllabi.
4. Teaching Philosophy: Letter of Interest including a teaching and research statement.
5. Statement of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility.
6. Two recent publications or writing samples.

Review of applications will begin on November 17, 2023; priority will be given to applicants who submit by that date.

Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force. Syracuse University is interested in candidates who have the communication skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with diverse groups of colleagues, students, and community members. Women, military veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Syracuse University is an equal opportunity employer, as well as a federal contractor required to take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.

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