Application deadline:

April 15, 2024

Assistant Professor in History/Theory/Criticism of Architecture, National University of Singapore


Job Description

The Department of Architecture invites applications for one Tenure Track Assistant Professor position in History/Theory/Criticism of Architecture.

The Department of Architecture in the College of Design and Engineering is ranked among the top 10 in the world, and Asia’s best in Architecture/Built Environment, by the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings (2023). It offers the professionally accredited Master of Architecture programme as well as a range of graduate and undergraduate programmes in related fields such as urban planning/design, landscape architecture and conservation. The faculty is correspondingly diverse and international. The Department offers internationally competitive remuneration, generous employment benefits as well as access to research funding for both junior and senior academics. International applicants will also receive subsidized housing at Kent Vale.


The Department of Architecture at the National University of Singapore invites applications for one Tenure track (Assistant Professor) position in architectural history and theory. We are particularly interested in candidates specializing in Asia. An innovative, interdisciplinary approach to researching and teaching about the built environment in Asia will be especially valued.

A Ph.D. in the history and theory of architecture or a closely related field completed by the start date is required. Candidates should have a record of scholarship and a promising research agenda for future development.

All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. To apply, please provide the required documents in pdf and indicate which position you are applying for by 15 April 2024. Applications after that date may be accepted if positions are still available. Expected start date of the appointment is end of 2024 or early 2025.

1. A letter of interest
2. A complete Curriculum Vitae
3. A Statement of Teaching (maximum two pages) and a sample syllabus of a survey course in the history of built environment.
4. A Statement of Research (including a short research plan for next three to five years maximum three pages) – citing up to five significant publications, creative work or other scholarly contribution and explaining their significance, and a writing sample.
5. Names of four referees with contact details (who will be contacted only if shortlisted). Please highlight any who is a member of your PhD dissertation committee.

More information can be found in the online application.

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