The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a full-time Architectural Design Assistant Professor in a tenure stream position.
- Candidates must have earned a Master’s degree in Architecture or a related area, with a demonstrated record of excellence in research and/or creative professional activity, as well as in teaching.
- Candidates research or creative practice and teaching interests must complement and enhance the faculty’s existing strengths.
- The successful candidate should show a strong commitment to engaging in an area of research that addresses the relationship of architectural design to such topics as contemporary technology, ecology, urbanism, and culture.
- The candidate should have a demonstrated capacity to advance knowledge of speculative and creative forms of architectural design in a way that contributes meaningfully to the diverse population and intellectual milieu at the Daniels Faculty.
- Candidates must have the ability to contribute to the enrichment of undergraduate and graduate programs at the Daniels Faculty. These programs would include the Bachelor of Arts in Architectural and Visual Studies; professional Masters programs in Architecture, Forestry, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design, and Visual Studies.
Evidence of Excellence:
Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in research and/or creative professional activity by the submitted research statement; publications in recognized, field-relevant journals (or leading publications in the field) or forthcoming high impact publications or research in progress that targets such publication venues; participation in field-leading research projects and professional networks; presentations at academic or field-relevant conferences; awards and accolades; and strong endorsements by referees of high standing.
Evidence of excellence in teaching will be provided through teaching accomplishments, the teaching dossier submitted as part of the application (with required materials outlined below), as well as strong letters of reference. This evidence can include performance as a teaching assistant, experience leading successful workshops or seminars, student mentorship, or conference presentations, and student work.
The Architectural Design Assistant Professor position will include opportunities for the candidate to collaborate with UofT colleagues in Planning/Geography, Art History, History, Environment, Computer Science, Engineering, and Public Health, among others, as well as operational staff, and external academic and non-academic partners. University of Toronto faculty have access to the Canadian Research Councils, which offer grants and research funding opportunities that are unique within North America.