2 Doctoral Positions in History and Theory of Architecture

100%, Zurich, temporary

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.

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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.

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.
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We look forward to receiving 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:

Contact for further questions: doctoral-program@gta.arch.ethz.ch.

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