Professor / Associate Professor / Lecturer (f/m) in Architectural Theory and Design

open until filled
German University Cairo
Cairo, Egypt

The German University in Cairo - GUC (Cairo Campus)
Architecture and Urban Design Program
Department of Architecture and Urban Design

The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies 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 has been 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. As a member of an international team, the successful candidate will be responsible for teaching architectural theory and design at various levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. All courses are taught in English. As a member of an international team, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • introducing students to the existing body of architectural knowledge
  • engaging in the contemporary architectural discourse both in teaching and research within the specific context of Egypt and internationally
  • leading design studios at undergraduate and graduate levels
    supervising bachelor/master/PhD theses

The Architecture and Urban Design Department at GUC focuses on an integrative design approach where contextual thinking and multiscalar strategies shape the architectural design process. We encourage and support research activities in those fields.

Candidates should hold a Doctorate / Ph.D. in the field of Architecture or an equivalent practical record and have relevant teaching experience.

The German University in Cairo is an Egyptian Private 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, 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, the Universities of Stuttgart, Ulm, Mannheim, and Tübingen. Situated at the ancient city of Cairo, the GUC‘s mission is to achieve excellence in teaching 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. Die-Zeit. Arch - II6.4.2

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. For best consideration, kindly submit your application by September 15th, 2018.

For further information, please contact the Human Resources Department

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