The AUDE unit (Architectural and Urban Design and Engineering) is one of the four units making up the Department of the Built Environment. The unit consists of four chairs namely, the chair of Architectural Design and Engineering (ADE), Urbanism and Urban Architecture (UUA), Rational Architecture (RA) and Architectural History and Theory (AHT). Spatial design is both the raison d’être of the unit as a whole as well as the binding force between the chairs.
The assistant professor is an academically trained architectural historian. He/she will contribute both to the teaching, the research and the organisation of the AHT chair and the AUDE Unit.

As far as teaching is concerned the successful candidate will take on curricular subjects but also participate in design studio during the bachelor and master phases of the curriculum. The candidate will be expected to evaluate and renew parts of the curriculum.

With regard to research the successful candidate will be expected to initiate and contribute to the chair’s ambitions with regard to research with a special focus on the reciprocity between historical research and contemporary spatial design. The assistant professor may be invited to participate in the various deliberative bodies of the unit, the faculty and the university.

The successful candidate:
– Has a degree in architectural history;
– Has completed a PhD in a subject that is relevant to this function;
– Has experience in teaching and research;
– Has experience in the acquisition of research projects and the requisite means to execute them;
– Has demonstrable educational skills;
– Participates in a relevant academic and societal network, preferably on an international level;
– Is a team-player;
– Has adequate communication skills, both in the spoken and the written word;
– Speaks and writes English fluently.

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