G743 - Professor in Architectural History or Chair in Architectural Theory

Newcastle University - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Architecture, Planning & Landscape

Applications are invited for the position of Professor in Architectural History or Chair in Architectural Theory at Newcastle University’s School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape. The School is one of the most dynamic in Europe and home to one of the most successful and longest-established schools of architecture in the UK. Founded in the early 1920s, ranked by QS in the world’s top 100 and well placed in the UK’s primary subject league tables. The School offers numerous opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration at School and University level. The appointee will be expected to make a significant personal contribution to the discipline of architecture’s research performance at Newcastle and to contribute to on-going research strategy within the discipline and across the University. The School is looking to develop and extend its existing strengths in architectural history and/or theory and we seek candidates with vision and an international reputation.

We welcome applicants with broad geographical and temporal research interests and we are open to candidates whose work employs novel methodologies or goes beyond conventional Western and/or modern categories. We particularly welcome candidates who can demonstrate excellence in connecting research and pedagogy and who can contribute to multi-disciplinary research within the School, University and beyond.

Informal enquiries should be made to Professor Adam Sharr, Head of School 0191 208 7832 or Professor Graham Farmer, Director of Architecture 0191 208 5623.

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