Peter Reyner Banham Fellowship

Echo art fair installation by Ang Li, Peter Reyner Banham Fellow.

NO FRILLS by Ang Li, 2015-16 Banham Fellow 

The School of Architecture and Planning at the University at Buffalo (UB), The State University of New York (SUNY), invites candidates to serve as the Peter Reyner Banham Fellow.

Call for Proposals: Peter Reyner Banham Fellowship 2024-25

The fellowship is a one-year visiting faculty position at UB. In celebration of Banham’s legacy of experimental criticism, this fellowship is intended to support the research and creative activity of emerging scholars and design practitioners.

Primary roles and responsibilities

  • Teach a design studio and an elective course each semester for the duration of the one-year fellowship;
  • Develop a research and/or design project that draws connections to Peter Reyner Banham’s work; 
  • Provides students with appropriate learning materials and expertise in assigned subjects;
  • Evaluates students’ performance and provide effective feedback to guide student learning and success;
  • Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative environment;
  • Deliver a public lecture and/or prepare an exhibition or other event that culminates the research, teaching, and/or creative work conducted while in residence at the school.

Minimum qualifications

Applicants must hold a professional degree in architecture from an accredited program of architecture (BArch, MArch, or equivalent.)

Preferred qualifications

Applicants with advanced degrees in architecture are strongly encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to those with previous studio teaching experience and/or experience in professional practice.

Required documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Research Statement (1,500 words maximum): the statement should outline an emerging research agenda, and describe the project that will be developed as part of the fellowship in tandem with a pedagogical agenda
  • Portfolio of Creative Work
  • Contact Information for (3) Letters of Reference

Suggested documents

(2) Sample Course Syllabi (of potential research seminars.)

Due date

January 15, 2024

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