Director of Doctoral Studies in Architecture University of Michigan-Ann Arbor: Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

michiganDescriptionThe Taubman College doctorate in architecture was the first program of its kind in the United States when it was established in 1969, one year after the urban and regional planning department began a PhD program at Michigan. Since then, the program has graduated specialists in building technology, history, theory, and design studies. In response to changes in the nature of advanced research, in our faculty, and across the university, we are now reimagining our doctoral degree. We seek to hire a dynamic faculty colleague with a record of scholarly distinction and field leadership to join us in shaping the future of doctoral research as degree director.We seek a faculty member suitable for appointment at the rank of associate or full professor with tenure to join the faculty and assume a three-year renewable term as degree director. The ideal candidate is committed to ongoing research and research leadership as well as to teaching at undergraduate, graduate professional, and doctoral levels. They should possess a PhD in architecture or a closely related field and a record of high scholarly achievement and impact. We seek excellence in a primary research area combined with the ability to engage productively with related areas such as technology, computation, history, theory, design, urbanism and urban humanities, and planning. We value activist approaches to advanced research and scholarship in architecture.QualificationsPhD in architecture or a closely related field and a record of high scholarly achievement and impact.Application InstructionsDeadline:For full consideration, please submit your materials by November 30, 2018.Step One:Applicants should visit and submit the following items:(1) a cover letter explaining your interest in the position;(2) a current curriculum vitae;(3) one writing/work sample;(4) the name, title, institution, phone number and email address for three references.Step Two:Submit an application via Job ID 163687. You can select an option to apply without a resume or any other attachments. You do not need to complete the work history and education sections.For questions, please contact the search committee c/o Ms. Ann Luke at further information about the programs, visit our web site: University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.