University of Oregon — Art DeMuro Assistant or Associate Professor in Historic Preservation

Art DeMuro Assistant or Associate Professor in Historic Preservation
Historic Preservation Program

The University of Oregon (UO) School of Architecture and Environment invites applications for the Art DeMuro Professor in Historic Preservation, a full-time, endowed tenure-related position at the rank of assistant or associate professor at the UO’s Portland, Oregon location to begin September 2019. Candidates should have the potential to make a strong contribution in research, teaching, and service to the program’s nationally-recognized professional master’s degree program in the Historic Preservation Program and the affiliated architecture program. We especially welcome applicants who will engage a rigorous and innovative research/practice at the forefront of cultural resource management, heritage conservation, or building science.

Qualifications include a terminal graduate degree from an accredited institution, preferably in historic preservation or a closely related field (such as Anthropology, American Studies, Architectural History, Urban or Environmental Planning, History, Cultural Geography, or science related to building materials or technology). The terminal degree will be Ph.D. or a master’s degree, as expected in the candidate’s academic field, and must be obtained before the date of appointment. The successful candidate must demonstrate an active research agenda with existing publications or promise for future activity; experience in professional practice and/or in fieldwork; and evidence of university-level teaching excellence. Success in external funding is preferred.

The successful candidate will possess excellent communication and collaboration skills and the ability to establish, maintain, and grow relationships with preservation professionals and stakeholders in the community. The UO is committed to creating a more inclusive and diverse institution and seeks candidates with demonstrated potential to contribute positively to its diverse community. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and local communities of diverse backgrounds.

Required Application Materials by November 15, 2018. To apply: