Professor/Associate Professor/Lecturer in Building Construction and Integrated Design

;, Egypt

Updated: 2 months ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 15 May 2023

The German University in Cairo- GUC (Cairo Campus )

Department of Building Technology. 

The German University in Cairo invites applications for the following vacancies to be filled at the beginning or during the academic year 2023/2024.

The Architecture and Urban Design Program at The German University in Cairo invites outstanding candidates to apply for an appointment at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.


The position open is to join the Building Technology and Integrated Design sub-department of the architecture and urban design program at the GUC. Building technology at GUC is characterized by an integrative design approach where building construction and technology is considered an essential part of the architectural design process. Courses taught range from fundamentals in construction and sustainable materialisation of buildings to advanced technology, hybrid systems and renewable energy technologies in architecture. The department fosters a holistic sustainable and exploratory approach to architectural design, based on contemporary building standards and techniques that are relevant to architecture, design and artistic practice in its widest sense.


Successful candidates will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate levels, develop ongoing and innovative research activities, and contribute to the further advancement of the architecture and urban design program.

Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching in:

  • Conveying the fundamentals of sustainable building construction and building materials to students at undergraduate level.
  • Building technology-focused architectural design studios and thematically associated elective courses at graduate level.
  • Advanced elective courses on innovative design.
  • Lead design studios at undergraduate and graduate levels.
  • Supervising bachelor/master/PhD theses in the field of building technology.
  • Commitment to engage in interdisciplinary studies, research and collaboration with other university faculties, departments and academies of arts.


Candidates should hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. in Architecture with a focus on building construction and technology and have according teaching experience. Practical experience in building design with focus on innovative construction systems and excellent design skills are required. All courses are taught in English.

The German University in Cairo is an Egyptian Private University established in cooperation with the German State Universities of Ulm and Stuttgart, under the patronage of the Egyptian Ministry of Higher Education, the Ministry of Science, Research and Arts, State of Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany, and supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the German Embassy in Cairo, the Arab/German Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK), the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, the Universities of Stuttgart, Ulm, Mannheim, and Tübingen. Situated at the ancient city of Cairo, the GUC’s mission is to achieve excellence in teaching and research. 

Application Instructions: 

Interested applicants are invited to submit their Portfolio and curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, list of publications and projects undertaken and names of at least three referees.

Applications to be submitted online, by clicking the 'Apply' button. 

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. For best consideration, submit applications before 15th of May 2023 

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