Professor/Associate Professor/Lecturer Building Construction and Design

Vacancy for: Architecture and Urban Design Program

Ref Code: II6.4.3

Professor/Associate Professor/Lecturer Building Construction and Design

The German University in Cairo - GUC (Cairo Campus)
Architecture and Urban Design Program

The German University in Cairo invites applications for vacancies to be filled effective October 2021 or February 2022.

The German University in Cairo is looking for highly capable and motivated applicants wishing to join the Architecture and Urban Design Program. The GUC architecture school was founded in 2010 and can now claim to be one of the most attractive programs in Egypt. Situated in Cairo, the dynamic gateway to the Middle East, the GUC Architecture and Urban Design program is growing rapidly.


Successful candidates will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate levels, develop ongoing and innovative research activities, and contribute to shaping this young architecture and urban design program. As a member of an international team, the candidate will be responsible for

•Conveying the fundamentals of building construction and building materials to students at undergraduate level
•Building technology-focused design studios and thematically associated elective courses at graduate level
•Advanced elective courses on innovative design
•Leading design studios at undergraduate and graduate levels
•The supervision of bachelor projects and master theses in the field of building technology
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. We encourage and support research activities in the field of building technology.


•Candidates should hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. preferably in the field of Building construction and Technology, OR have equivalent practical experience in building design with focus on innovative construction systems and excellent design skills are required and have relevant international teaching experience.

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 curriculum vitae including employment history, a statement outlining research and teaching interests, samples of design work and publications and the names of at least three referees.

Applications will be reviewed until position is filled. For best consideration, submit applications before 9th of August 2021.

For further information, please contact the Human Resources Department (

Post Date: Monday, July 26, 2021

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