JOB Oct 10, 2021

Professorship, Architectural History, University of Stuttgart

70174 Stuttgart, Oct 8–Nov 30, 2021
Application deadline: Nov 30, 2021

University of Stuttgart

University of Stuttgart
Faculty Architecture and Urban Planning

Professorship (W3) “Architectural History”

We are looking for an outstanding, internationally recognized personality who will be able to comprehensively present the history of architecture and urban planning in research and teaching.

The successful candidate is expected to focus their research on the general history of architecture and urban planning in its local, regional, and global contexts. Other possible topics of the professorship include building research as the basis for “building redevelopment / design and construction in existing contexts” as well as the preservation of historical buildings and the history of landscape architecture.

In teaching, the professorship is intended to present the history of architecture in its entirety to students of architecture and urban planning in the Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs. In addition to teaching historical concepts and artifacts, the professorship’s responsibilities include addressing systematic aspects of design.

In research and teaching, interdisciplinary cooperation within the Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning is expected. Furthermore, cooperation of the professorship with other faculties, disciplines, and institutions is desired, especially with the Institute of Art History, the International Center for Cultural and Technological Studies (IZKT), the Stuttgart Research Center for Text Studies, and the Interchange Forum for Reflecting on Intelligent Systems (IRIS).

The professorship includes the position of Head of the Institute of Architectural History (IFAG).

In addition to an outstanding aptitude for independent academic work, which should be documented by excellent publications in the field of the history of architecture and urban planning, a university degree, a doctorate, and a habilitation or habilitation-equivalent achievements are required.

The requirements for employment listed in § 47 and § 50 Baden-Württemberg university law (LHG) apply.

Please send your application and supporting documents (CV, list of publications, certificates, etc.), along with a selection of five publications, by mail and also by email or as a download (all documents including publications in a single PDF) to the head of the appointments committee, Prof. Dr. Stephan Trüby, Institut für Grundlagen moderner Architektur und Entwerfen (IGmA), Universität Stuttgart, Keplerstraße 11, 70174 Stuttgart, and online to: by 11/30/2021. In addition, we kindly ask that you send us a short summary of each publication. Please be aware of the risks regarding confidentiality and the integrity of your application contents when sending your application via unencrypted email.

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The University of Stuttgart is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women are strongly encouraged. Severely challenged persons will be given preference in case of equal qualifications.

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