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

University Professorship "Architectural Design and Building Typologies" (W3)

commencing in summer term 2021.

The holder of the position is expected to manage the Unit "Design and Building Typology" and represent the subject in research and teaching.

We are looking for a personality with a recognized body of architectural work as a practicing architect. Publications should demonstrate innovative approaches to the development of building typologies. In research and teaching, we expect excellent specialist knowledge in the field of building theory and the development of new building typologies that address current social and technological changes.

In the bachelor's and master's programme, the compulsory and elective subjects of building theory and design are to be taught, and the master's thesis is to be issued and supervised.

Research activity is expected and should include:

  • Design methodology
  • Programming of buildings
  • Development of novel building typologies against the background of social change such as migration and demography as well as climate change, technology and digitalization

A pronounced willingness for national and international cooperation and interdisciplinary work both within the department and with other departments and research institutions is expected.

The prerequisite is a completed degree in architecture and subsequent practical and scientific work as an architect. The didactic-pedagogical aptitude as well as the willingness to work in academic self-administration are required. Very good knowledge of German and 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. 31

Published on

January 24, 2020

Application deadline

March 13, 2020