Professor of Architecture at the University of Luxembourg

The University of Luxembourg is recruiting for the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education a Professor of Architecture (M/F)
Ref. F3-120003
Full-time contract

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.
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All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.


The professor should do research in architectural theory and scientific research in architecture and urbanism, i.e. research on the conditions in which architecture and urbanism are produced.
The professor will work among others within the IPSE (Identités. Politiques, Sociétés, Espaces) research unit by integrating existing research projects or by initiating new projects in relation to architecture, urban design, spatial development, urban policies and sustainability at large. The professor should also possibly be integrated within research projects at the Faculty of Science, Technology and Communication in cooperation with the engineers. The professor will engage in ongoing projects regarding sustainable construction in Luxembourg and beyond.

The Professor’s principal teaching obligations will be in the newly launched Master of Architecture. She/he will organise and coordinate the Master programme. She/he will teach architecture theory and history, architecture and/or urban research oriented towards research based design within the Master. It is further expected, in light of the existing division of responsibilities, that the professor will assume an important role in the development of doctoral training. This may include coordination of the postgraduate seminars within the IPSE Doctoral School. 

For further information please contact:
Prof. Markus Hesse
Tel. ++352 46 66 44 9627


  • Fully qualified architect: Academic degree in Architecture + PhD in Architecture or Venia Docendi
  • An appropriate international research profile as evidenced by peer-reviewed international publications
  • International university-level teaching experience in architecture, architecture history and theory
  • Architecture, urban and research oriented design; postgraduate level teaching experience
  • Experience of acquiring and managing externally funded research projects
  • A proven track record of successful PhD supervision
  • Experience in sustainable construction is required
  • Experience of working and/or studying in different national university systems is desirable
  • Active in international networks and willing to make this network available for the University of Luxembourg
  • Conference participation and the assumption of leadership roles in research initiatives
  • Administrative experience

The professor will be a member of an international, multilingual research team, will teach an international student body, and will coordinate international guest lecturers. A demonstrable ability to contribute fully to an English taught study programme is essential. We appreciate the ability to speak at least one of the other official languages of the University (French or German); otherwise, we require the willingness to learn one of the two.

Further Information

Candidates are asked to send a hard copy by postal mail and an electronic copy of their full application (in French, German or English) until 24th July 2015 mentioning the job opening reference number and including the following documents:

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • copies of diplomas
  • list of publications
  • copies of recent publications relevant for the field in question
  • list of courses taught.


Prof. Dr. Georg Mein
Dean of the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education
Campus Walferdange
BP. 2
L - 7201 Walferdange
Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Email: flshase-recrutement(at)

All applications will be handled in the strictest confidence.

The interviews will take place mid-September 2015. 

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