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The Chair of the History and Theory of Architecture[PDF (1.9 MB)] [PDF (1.9 MB)] of ETH Zurich researches the historical development of architectural theory, with a non-limitative focus on Europe and the period ca. 1400-1850, and a special interest in the interaction between architectural theory, the built environment, and its wider cultural context. Starting May 2017, we offer a position for a

Scientific Research and Teaching Assistant in the field of the History of Classical and Mediaeval Architecture

We are looking for a qualified and motivated candidate for the teaching of the history of classical and mediaeval architecture. This includes the supervision of students in lectures and tutorials, the organization of excursions and the preparation and execution of tests. In addition the candidate will be involved in the research activities of the Chair, and pursue his or her own post-doctoral work. This position is initially limited to two years but renewable

The candidate should have prior and proven experience in both teaching and research in the field of the history of classical or/and mediaeval architecture (recommended at least 2-3 years). The candidate should hold PhD degree in Architectural History, Art History or Archaeology. The teaching language is German, proficiency in written and spoken English is an asset.

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Applications with a letter of motivation, a succinct CV, a list of publications, a portfolio of previous teaching work if applicable, two references or evaluations should be sent only via the online application tool until March 24, 2017 to ETH Zurich, Mr. Matthias Steiger, Human Resources, CH 8093 Zurich.

Chair of the History and Theory of Architecture of ETH Zurich
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24. March 2017