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Assistant/Associate Professor in Architecture: Building Technologies, Tenure Track

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Dec 12 '17Posted on:

The School of Architecture and Design at New York Institute of Technology invites outstanding candidates for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Architecture (tenure-track) with a specialization in building technologies, integrated with architectural design. This position will be based in our Manhattan and/or Old Westbury campuses and requires teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level in architectural design studios as well as courses, seminars and electives in this specialization.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Curriculum development, service on committees, participating in program accreditation, student advising, and other related activities. Critical will also be a strong engagement with  scholarship supported by external funding, and an active participation in service to the community, the SoAD, and the Institution.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate a track record of architectural design combined with technical expertise in building construction, structures and materials. Important will be an evolving design research agenda supported by a professional practice to advance building and environmental technologies.

Areas of emphasis include the integration of building envelopes, materials, systems and performance modeling within design studio and the development of innovative pedagogical models facilitating the pursuit of new knowledge at the NYIT School of  Architecture and Design.

Applicants should have proficiency in latest tools and methods used to evaluate building performance and systems. Certifications pertaining to sustainability and green building technologies preferred. In addition, it will be desirable to have experience and interest in digital fabrication. 

The candidate will be expected to have an active role in the development of cross-disciplinary research projects through internal and external funding opportunities leading to the expansion of collaborations and partnerships with other universities, with the profession and the industry, nationally and internationally, contributing to NYIT’s excellence and to the enhancement of NYIT’s reputation.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • First professional degree in Architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch or international equivalent) plus professional license (license in progress will be accepted)

  • Assistant Professor: ability to teach architectural design studios and topical courses/seminars/electives in the area of the position description

  • Associate Professor: superior ability to teach architectural design studios and topical courses/seminars/electives in the area of the position description as demonstrated with at least 4 years of relevant teaching experience

  • Evidence of specialized research, academic, professional/creative activities and achievements with a strong and innovative design sensitivity

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Post professional Masters and/or Ph.D

  • Emerging professional practices

  • Record of interdisciplinary collaborations

  • Contributions in externally funded research

  • Certifications in sustainability, environmental building technologies.

APPLICATION MATERIALS:

  • Applicants should submit the following in digital format (PDF):

  • Curriculum Vitae (clearly stating contributions to team projects)

  • Statement addressing the candidate’s pedagogic approach, research interests and professional accomplishments

  • Portfolio of teaching, professional and/or research work (PDF, max 5 MB) (clearly stating contributions to team projects)

  • Name and contact information of three references 

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on January 22, 2018 and will continue untill the position is filled. Appointment will begin in the Fall 2018 semester.

  EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability  

 

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