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Assistant Professor of Architecture

Ball State University Ball State University Employer:
Muncie, IN, USLocation:
Mon, Oct 28 '19Posted on:
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Architecture

Assistant Professor of Architecture

Ball State University

 

Ball State University’s Department of Architecture seeks faculty candidates for two tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor available starting August 2020. Major responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate level design studios and lecture and/or seminar courses in our professional and pre-professional architectural degree programs. A review of our program curricula can be found at https://www.bsu.edu/academics/collegesanddepartments/architecture/academic-programs.

Areas of teaching in addition to design studio include architectural programming, environmental systems, integrated structural and building technology systems, history/theory/preservation, immersive and experiential learning, design computation, digital fabrication, engagement with social and environmental justice issues, and critical practice in pursuit of preparing the next generation of leaders in architecture.

 

The Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) at Ball State University has a rich history in community engaged, professionally grounded, innovative and impactful design education. The Department of Architecture offers undergraduate and graduate architecture programs that emphasize the education of architecture and historic preservation students through design studio, immersive and experiential learning, design computation, digital fabrications, engagement with social and environmental justice issues, and critical practice in pursuit of preparing the next generation of leaders in architecture and historic preservation. We are committed to reaffirm the values of social equity and environmental responsibility, in particular as they relate to the design of the built environment.

 

Major responsibilities includes: a base load of 24 credit hours per academic year consisting of teaching undergraduate and graduate level students (design studio and lecture/seminar courses), and productive research/creative endeavors. May be required to perform other related duties and service as assigned by Department Chairperson.

 

Minimum qualifications:  Professional M.Arch degree OR Professional B.Arch degree with non-professional Master’s degree in architecture or allied discipline from an accredited college or university.

 

Employer will consider sponsorship.

 

Preferred qualifications: Professional license in architecture; a PhD in architecture; evidence of excellence in teaching within an architectural curriculum; evidence of productive scholarship (research/creative work) with an active research, grant solicitation and publication agenda; a track record of excellence in professional practice and service; design studio teaching; excellence and experience in teaching a primary AND secondary topical area.

Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/19469.  Include the following documents with your on-line application: CV, portfolio, and cover letter, addressed to Jonathan Spodek, Search Committee Chair.  The option to upload transcripts is also available. Original, official transcript showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 25, 2020.

 

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus.  Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.

 

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

 

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.  For further information regarding benefits please visit:

https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty

 

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 

 

Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/19469.  Include the following documents with your on-line application: CV, portfolio, and cover letter, addressed to Jonathan Spodek, Search Committee Chair.  The option to upload transcripts is also available. Original, official transcript showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.  Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 25, 2020.


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