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Visiting Professor

University of Toronto University of Toronto Employer:
Toronto, ON, CALocation:
Thu, Mar 10 '22Posted on:
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The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, at the University of Toronto, invites applications for a Visiting Professor in an area of research and design in architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, or a related discipline.  The Visiting Professor position will be for either a 4- or 8-month appointment to be taken during the 2022-2023 academic year.

The Visiting Professor appointment is a short-term, non-tenure-track teaching position that is held by an individual who ordinarily continues to hold an academic position at another institution. The appointment will involve include teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level in studios, lecture courses, and/or seminars depending upon the candidate’s area of expertise.

Candidates should have earned a professionally accredited degree or PhD in architecture or a related field and a clearly demonstrated exceptional record of excellence in research and teaching.  We seek candidates whose research and teaching interests complement and enhance our existing strengths.

Candidates should submit applications electronically in PDF format no larger than 50MB to daniels-dean@daniels.utoronto.ca. A complete application includes:

  • Letter of interest
  • Current curriculum vitae
  • One-page proposal
  • Portfolio with examples of creative work/research (not to exceed 20 pages).

Consideration of complete applications will begin on April 11, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

If you have questions about this position, please contact the Dean’s Office at daniels-dean@daniels.utoronto.ca or 416-978-3103.

Set within a preeminent research university and located at the center of one of North America’s most cosmopolitan cities, the Daniels Faculty uniquely combines the disciplines of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, visual studies, and forestry in undergraduate, professional, and advanced graduate programs. The Daniels Faculty explores the intersections between nature, technology, architecture, and various built and natural geographies in a way that situates design, art, and forestry to meet their contemporary challenges. An emphasis on the connections between all of the design disciplines at work in the remaking of the built environment is apparent in the scholarly research and built work of many of our faculty. Following a decade-long transformation of the school’s faculty and professional programs, and a major increase in its endowment, the Faculty has recently expanded its undergraduate and graduate programs. Most recently, Forestry has been welcomed as a new program which will broaden the research and teaching reach of the Daniels Faculty. To accommodate both growth in its curricular offerings and an increase in its research and outreach programs, an award-winning new building complex for the Faculty was completed on Toronto’s historic One Spadina Crescent. 

Diversity Statement

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons / persons of colour, women, Indigenous / Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ2S+ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

As part of your application, you will be asked to complete a brief Diversity Survey. This survey is voluntary. Any information directly related to you is confidential and cannot be accessed by search committees or human resources staff. Results will be aggregated for institutional planning purposes. For more information, please see http://uoft.me/UP .

Accessibility Statement

The University strives to be an equitable and inclusive community, and proactively seeks to increase diversity among its community members. Our values regarding equity and diversity are linked with our unwavering commitment to excellence in the pursuit of our academic mission.

The University is committed to the principles of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). As such, we strive to make our recruitment, assessment and selection processes as accessible as possible and provide accommodations as required for applicants with disabilities.

If you require any accommodations at any point during the application and hiring process, please contact daniels-dean@daniels.utoronto.ca.

 

 

Candidates should submit applications electronically in PDF format to daniels-dean@daniels.utoronto.ca.


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