October 21, 2019

Professor/Full Professor of Architectural Design

University College Dublin

Courtesy UCD School of Architecture.

Applications are invited for a Professor/Full Professor of Architectural Design post within UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy

Applications are invited for a part time/half time post of Professor/Full Professor of Architectural Design to be appointed at the level of Professor/Full Professor. Applicants will be operating at the level of Professor in a Top 200 ranked academic institution, and be at the forefront of architectural practice. Applicants will be committed to excellence, to the highest levels of achievement, and to the continued development of the discipline. Applicants will have a distinctive and identifiable approach to design, in their use of specialised knowledge, specific design methods, application of technology, in their engagement with clients and with the public; all of which will align with the values and priorities of UCD.

Applicants will be engaged in design research through publication and exhibition of creative work. They will possess excellent interpersonal skills, and a capacity and enthusiasm for working in an interdisciplinary context within the School, the College, and the wider academic community. The successful candidate will join a strong team of over 50 Architecture Faculty and Design Fellows and will provide important leadership connecting UCD Architecture with the forefront of architectural design in Ireland and globally. They will teach on Architecture programmes as well as contributing to the School, the College of Engineering and Architecture, and the wider University.

UCD is listed in the top 1% of universities worldwide. It is a dynamic research-intensive university at the forefront of research and teaching activities across a wide range of disciplines. UCD Architecture has an international reputation as a centre of excellence for design and teaching in a multidisciplinary School ranked in the QS top 150.

Now into its second hundred years, having celebrated its centenary in 2011/12, the programme has been accredited by the RIAI since its inception and for over sixty years by the RIBA. The programme has also recently obtained Substantial Equivalency from the NAAB, the United States accrediting body, making it one of very few schools outside the US with this accolade. This triple accreditation attests to UCD Architecture's determinedly international outlook. The Venice Biennale of 2018, curated by alumni and Adjunct Professors Yvonne Farrell and Shelley MacNamara, and with three faculty members forming part of their core curatorial team, affirms the impact and standing of UCD in the world of architecture. The international profile of faculty and adjunct staff including O'Donnell+Tuomey and Grafton Architects continues to grow, and a key objective of this role is to advance this profile, extending our reach and enhance our global reputation for design excellence.

95 Professor Salary Scale: EUR 86,119–114,236
95 Full Professor Salary Scale: EUR 117,915–151,492

Appointment will be made on scale and in accordance with the Department of Finance guidelines

Closing date: December 3, 2019, 5pm (local Irish time)

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time specified. Any applications which are still in progress at the closing time of 5pm (local Irish time) on the specified closing date will be cancelled automatically by the system. UCD are unable to accept late applications.

Prior to application, further information (including application procedure) should be obtained from the Work at UCD website.

UCD do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies. Any CV's submitted by Recruitment Agencies will be returned.

Note: Hours of work for academic staff are those as prescribed under Public Service Agreements.

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