Job: PhD scholarship – The Telephone Exchange Building (1940-1981). Manchester School of Architecture
Deadline: 20th February 2021

Manchester School of Architecture is delighted to offer a 3.5 year fully-funded AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) Collaborative Doctoral Award PhD scholarship that covers tuition fees and an annual stipend set at the minimum UKRI level (currently £15,285 per annum for 2020/21). Study is scheduled to commence in October 2021. The architectural history of the telephone exchange building does not exist. Partnered by British Telecom Archives and with advisory support from Historic England, this research will examine the organisational structures of the post-war nationalised state and its influence on the design of one of the most ubiquitous, yet overlooked…

Job: Professorships in Architecture History and Theory. Ghent University
Deadline: 15th January 2021

“The faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Ghent University currently has two vacancies in Architecture History and Theory, specified as follows: a vacancy for a full-time Assistant Professor Tenure Track with a focus on scientific research in the discipline of Theory, History and Criticism of Early Modern Architecture a vacancy for a full-time Assistant Professor Tenure Track or Associate Professor in the discipline of Material-Cultural History of Architectural Practice starting from 1 September 2021, with application deadline on 15 January 2021. Please see the full job descriptions and apply following the links above.”

Job: Professor in Architectural History. KU Leuven
Deadline: 8th March 2021

“In the Science, Engineering and Technology Group of KU Leuven, Faculty of Engineering Science, Department of Architecture there is a full-time academic vacancy available in the area of architectural history on campus Leuven-Heverlee. KU Leuven is looking for highly motivated candidates with the capacity of developing research at the interface of architecture (especially construction and the material aspects of building) and history, who are able to engage actively with KU Leuven educational programmes. More information with the full job description, the candidate’s profile and the link to the application process are available at this link. Application deadline: 8 March 2021.”

Doctoral positions in History and Theory of Architecture and the Territory
Deadline: 15th March 2021

“Within the framework of the research project «Switzerland: A Technological Pastoral», which focuses on the deep transformation of the Swiss territory throughout the 19th and 20th century and its aesthetic consequences, the Institute gta (Prof. Dr. Laurent Stalder) and the Institute LUS (Assoc. Prof. Milica Topalovic) are offering four positions for doctoral students. The project as a whole is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation Council (SNSF). The project is looking for PhD candidates with backgrounds in either history, the history and theory of architecture, art and landscape, or architects and landscape architects with research experience. Prospective candidates should…

Doctoral fellowships in History and Theory of Architecture, ETH Zurich
Deadline: 15th February 2021

“The doctoral program at the Institute of History and Theory of Architecture (gta), ETH Zurich, offers two fellowship positions to start on 1 October 2021. This program focuses on the history and theory of architecture and urbanism in a wider context of cultural history, including the history and theory of art, science and technology. The doctoral program is seeking junior researchers with a background in the history and theory of architecture and art or architects with research experience. Suitable candidates hold a university diploma or master’s degree in architecture, history of art or related fields and can demonstrate excellent research…

Call for Nominations: SAH Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accountability, and Sustainability (IDEAS) Committee
Deadline: 31 August 2020

The Society of Architectural Historians seeks nominations and self-nominations for five members to serve on a newly-established SAH Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, Accountability, and Sustainability (IDEAS) Committee. SAH recognizes that it needs to examine its culture, processes, and structure and take actionable steps in order to meet the goals laid out in its IDEAS Initiative. To that end, SAH will have an IDEAS Committee made up of SAH members, Board members, and staff. The Committee members will be charged with developing and guiding a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion policy that also encompasses Accountability and Sustainability.  The Committee will work with the SAH…

Recruiting 15 international PhD students in Marie Curie ITN SUBLime
Deadline: 14th September 2020

Docomomo International informs that the SUBLime network is currently looking for dedicated and highly motivated Early Stage Researchers (ESR), who will join our team to craft the future of lime mortars/plasters in new construction and conservation of the built heritage. They are recruiting 15 international PhD students to be trained as European experts in Sustainable Building Lime applications via Circular Economy and Biomimetic Approaches (SUBLime). SUBLime is an European Training Network (ETN) program that will start in February 2021, as a Marie-Sklodowska-Curie action (Innovative Training Network – ITN) involving 9 countries in Europe. This is an excellent opportunity to enhance your international career prospects: Original research…

University Assistant (prae doc) at the Faculty of Historical and Cultural Studies
Application deadline: 5th June 2020

The newly established Vienna Doctoral School of Historical and Cultural Studies (SHCS) invites applications from excellent doctoral candidates who intend to pursue their PhD in a vibrant, international academic environment at the University of Vienna. Currently, the SHCS comprises 80 faculty members and 230 doctoral students. It offers a unique combination of a broad range of interrelated programs in historical and cultural studies (see more at and provides well structured support and top level specialist supervision to enhance your excellence in research and provide you with outstanding international visibility. SHCS invites applications for one of the seven research clusters…

Call for applications: Editorial Board of Architectural Histories
Deadline: 1st May 2020

Architectural Histories invites applications for three new members to join its editorial board. Members of the editorial board work with the editor-in-chief to guide potential contributions, from submission through peer review and copyediting stages of publication. Members thus carry considerable responsibility for the content and quality of the journal. The board, in keeping with the European Architectural History Network’s mission, also develops the strategy and vision of the journal, maintaining its disciplinary, thematic and geographic diversity and outreach whilst upholding scholarly excellence and integrity. Members should be available and committed, willing to devote considerable time to the journal (a minimum of two…

2 PhD Positions in (Technical) Art History
Application Deadline: 10th April 2020

JOB DESCRIPTION The PhD student will work within the research programme Dynamics of the Durable: A History of Durability in the Visual and Decorative Arts (DURARE). DURARE is funded by the European Research Council, by way of a Starting Grant awarded to principal investigator Dr Marjolijn Bol. You will be based at Utrecht University and will as such also be part of the Department of History and Art History, section Art History. DURARE will undertake the first comprehensive study of the impact of the artisan’s and patron’s ambitions to craft, own and theorize durable objects on the long-term development of the visual and decorative…