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Spatial Design and Visual Representation Professor/Associate Professor/ Lecturer

The German University in Cairo - GUC

Location: Cairo - Egypt
Salary: Not Specified
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 11th July 2018
Expires: 11th September 2018
Job Ref: II6.4.5

Architecture and Urban Design Program

The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancy to be filled at the beginning or during the academic year 2018/2019.

The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and motivated applicants wishing to join the Architecture and Urban Design Program. The GUC architecture school was founded in 2010 and can now claim to be one of the most attractive programs in Egypt. Situated in Cairo, the dynamic gateway to the Middle East, the GUC Architecture and Urban Design program is growing rapidly. Successful candidates will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate levels, develop ongoing and innovative research activities, and contribute to shaping this young architecture and urban design program. Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in

  • Visual Design
  • Spatial Design
  • CAD/CAM (computer aided design and modeling)
  • Design Studios and electives (Graduate Program)

The field of Spatial Design and Visual Representation introduces the basic tools, media, techniques and principles of graphic communication, as well as basics of visual design, spatial perception and spatial studies, advanced architectural drawing techniques, rendering and visualization, promoting/fostering aesthetic positions in architectural design, reinforcing design fundamentals, where students can experiment and explore several ideas related to two and three-dimensional forms.


  • Candidates should hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. in the field of visual design or equivalent practical and teaching experience. The language of teaching is English.
  • Commitment to engage in interdisciplinary studies, research and collaboration with academies of arts
  • Visual Design: Image processing, layout and vector-based illustration programs (Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator). Experience and demonstrated interest in interactive media are desirable.
  • CAD/CAM and 3D modeling software

The German University in Cairo is a private Egyptian university, established in cooperation with the German State Universities of Ulm and Stuttgart, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts, the State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, and supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Embassy in Cairo, the Arab/German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK), and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research.

Application Instructions:
Interested applicants are invited to submit their curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, samples of design work and publications and the names of at least three referees. Applications to be submitted online through the GUC website: by referencing posting: #ref II6.4.5

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. For further information, please contact the Human Resources Department (

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