Professorship of Design in Urban Context (m/w/d), W 3

School of Architecture, Faculty of Architecture, Urban Planning, and Landscape

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The professor, in teaching and research, will deal with questions of architecture in its typological, constructional-spatial. socio-economic, cultural and aesthetic dimensions, where urban design and urban planning intersect.

Within the framework of the curriculum the professor will teach, at a basic and advanced level, architecture and urban design, supervise design introduction studios, design projects and degree theses in the Bachelor and Master programmes and be responsible for the advanced Master study of urban design in the architecture department. Willingness to co-operate with the Departments of Urban and Landscape Planning is required.

Those considered for the position will be architects with outstanding design and planning achievements, who have long experience in professional and design practice also outside the university. Particular value is attached to independent conceptually strong architectonic and urban planning work as well as knowledge and practical experience of various building and city typologies. Experience of research and third party funding is desirable.

Suitable applicants will be outstanding in the fields of theory and practice, if possible at an international level, and must be able to give evidence of relevant teaching experience.


The employment and performance requirements apply pursuant to §§ 61, 62 of the Higher Education Act of Hessen.


For further information, please contact Prof. Philipp Oswalt (Tel.: 0561/804-3274, E-Mail: oswalt[at]asl.uni-kassel[dot]de).


The Universität Kassel is highly interested in its employees’ professional satisfaction. Therefore its Dual Career Service and its Family Welcome Service aim to promote the balance between partnerships, families and professional development. Among the strategic goals of the Universität Kassel is to considerably increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Therefore, applications from women are especially desired. Applicants with disabilities, who are equally qualified and suitable, will receive preference. Applications can be sent, with reference number, in electronic form to the President of the Universität Kassel, 34109 Kassel or to bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de. In the event of any differences between the German and English versions of this call for application, the German wording is legally binding.