The Department of Architecture (www.arch.ethz.ch) at ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position. The professorship is located at the Institute of Design and Architecture IEA (www.iea.arch.ethz.ch).
The new professor is mainly responsible for core courses for students in the 1st and 2nd semester of the Bachelor’s degree programme and co-advises further courses in the Bachelor’s degree programme and in the Master’s degree programme (incl. master’s thesis). She or he is called upon to teach fundaments of art and to fully engage with the plurality of conceptual and practical means by which students develop a creative mind and the ability for critical thinking. Furthermore, she or he is expected to propose and develop a state-of-the-art research agenda with regard to developments, influences and opportunities of digital media. The new professor will cooperate with chairs among the department, also with regard to the supervision of master’s theses. Close collaboration with the existing chairs at the Institute of Design and Architecture is of particular importance.
The successful candidates are outstanding and internationally renowned figures with a substantial œuvre and a fundamental didactical engagement. They demonstrate how their practice and didactical teaching models will contribute to a multidisciplinary environment. Responsible leadership of a group of employees and the commitment to help develop the Department of Architecture beyond the boundaries of the own field of expertise are expected. The language of instruction should be German or English.
Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a project list, a statement of future research and teaching interests, a description of the leadership philosophy, and a description of the three most important achievements. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Joël Mesot. The closing date for applications is 15 September 2022. ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer, values diversity, strives to increase the number of women professors, and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.