Professor or Professor of Architecture: "Innovative Practices in Architectural Design" Laval University, Faculty of Planning, Architecture, Art and Design School of Architecture Canada

Professor or Professor of Architecture: "Innovative Practices in Architectural Design"


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Posting period
From 29-09-2017 to 15-12-2017

Faculty of Planning, Architecture, Art and Design
School of Architecture

General Information

Located in the heart of Old Quebec, a fortified group on the UNESCO World Heritage List, the School of Architecture of Laval University welcomes nearly 500 students of local and international origin in five out of three programs. study cycles. With a diversified, highly qualified faculty and particular involvement in her community and abroad, she contributes to the advancement of knowledge and architectural practices at one of Canada's leading research universities, bringing together nearly 1,300 teachers and 46,000 students.


Québec is a human-sized city with an exceptional natural setting, renowned for its economic, technological, sporting and cultural dynamism. It offers a multitude of opportunities to satisfy the most demanding, regardless of their preferences or lifestyle.

Job Description


The successful candidate excels in innovative practices in architectural design. His achievements in teaching, research or creation are original and transversal, as part of contemporary architectural cultures, which he or she knows how to integrate into an innovative pedagogy of the architectural project. He or she will teach in courses and project workshops, supervise end-of-study projects, conduct research or creation activities and contribute to the updating of programs. He or she will participate in the life of the School, its proper functioning and its influence.




  • Teaching and mentoring of students at three levels of study, in their area of expertise and in the periphery
  • Research or research-creation and publication in one's field of competence
  • Participation in pedagogical and administrative activities of the School of Architecture and the University
  • Participation in external activities that contribute to the influence of the School of Architecture and the University


Selection criteria


  • Doctorate degree obtained or in the process of being awarded (exceptionally, a Canadian application with a file equivalent to the requirements of a doctorate may be considered)
  • Mastery of the French language or commitment to quickly reach the level required by the post
  • Member of the professional order of the architects of the place of provenance (an asset)
  • Recognition, peer-reviewed or awards, of the innovative nature of achievements
  • University teaching experience, particularly in architecture project pedagogy, in his field of expertise and in the periphery
  • Achievements, publications and development potential in research or research-creation



  • Regular full-time position
  • Treatment according to the collective agreement in force at Université Laval


Deadline for submitting applications: December 15, 2017
Starting date: no later than April 30, 2018


Send the application package including a letter of intent, including the reasons for moving to Québec City; a complete curriculum vitae; a portfolio of relevant production; the contact information of three respondents. Please send your file in PDF format electronically only to

Promoting diversity, Université Laval invites all qualified individuals to apply, particularly women, members of visible and ethnic minorities, Aboriginal people and people with disabilities. Priority will be given to those with Canadian citizenship or permanent resident status.

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