The Faculty of Architecture at the Technische Universität Darmstadt, invites applications for a vacant

University Professorship "Architectural Design and Space" (W3)

commencing in winter term 2020/21.

The holder of the position will assume management of the field "Entwerfen und Raumgestaltung"/"Architectural Design and Space" in the specialist group "Building Planning" and represent the subject in research and teaching.

We are looking for a person who can present a recognised architectural work as an actively designing architect. In the publication and the work, innovative approaches of spatial models and design strategies are to be demonstrated. In research and teaching, excellent technical knowledge in the field of spatial design and design methodology is expected.

The department "Architectural Design and Space" studies and teaches the basis of the design and effect of spaces and spatial structures in their different influences of light, proportion, materiality and the contextual references of the location down to the tectonics in detail. The focus of this field of study is the phenomenological and aesthetic analysis of spatial theory as well as the exploration of new spatial elements and materials. Collaboration within the department with other subject areas and in interdisciplinary focuses within the university is desired.

Research activities in the areas of design methodology and spatial design as well as the development of new spatial models in the context of cultural and societal change are to be developed.

A pronounced willingness for national and international cooperation and interdisciplinary work both within the faculty and with other departments and research institutions is expected. Didactic-educational suitability as well as willingness to co-operate in academic self-administration are presupposed. Very good knowledge of German or English is desirable.

The position is tenured with a remuneration package commensurate with experience and qualifications, following the German "W-Besoldung" and subject to negotiations between the applicant and the university directorate. The regulations for employment are specified under §§ 61 and 62 HHG (Hessisches Hochschulgesetz).

The Technische Universität Darmstadt intends to increase the number of female faculty members and encourages female candidates to apply. In case of equal qualifications applicants with a degree of disability of at least 50 or equal will be given preference.

The Technische Universität Darmstadt is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a dual career program.

Applications, including the usual documents, in particular curriculum vitae, list of publications, overview of teaching activities to date (incl. teaching evaluations) if available, description of scientific activities, a teaching and research concept, and copies of relevant diplomas must be sent under the given code-no. digitally to and via mail to the Dean of the Department of Architecture, Technische Universität Darmstadt, P.O. Box 10 06 36, 64206 Darmstadt.

Code No. 30

Published on

January 24, 2020

Application deadline

March 13, 2020