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2 Doctoral Positions in History and Theory of Architecture

The Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich is offering two new positions for the Doctoral Program in the History and Theory of Architecture.

Job description
The program’s focus is on the history and theory of architecture and urbanism in a wider context of cultural history, including the history and theory of art, science and technology. The selected candidates will be enrolled at ETH Zurich. The position will start on 1 October 2020.
The positions are available for a duration of 3 years.

Your profile
We are looking for junior researchers with a background in history and theory of architecture and art or architects with research experience. Suitable candidates hold a diploma or a Master’s degree acquired at university level in architecture, history of art or related fields.

Online application
Your online application until 15 February 2020 with the following documents:
• letter of motivation (1 page)
• outline of the future research project (max 5 pages)
• curriculum vitae
• 2 contact details for academic references

Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information about the programme, the open positions and our department, please consult our websites:


Department of Architecture at ETH Zurich
15. Februar 2020
Contact for further questions: doctoral-program@gta.arch.ethz.ch.