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Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-Track in Architecture, Computational Technologies

New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Mon, Mar 14 '22Posted on:
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The School of Architecture and Design at the New York Institute of Technology invites outstanding candidates for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in Architecture with expertise in Architectural Design, Computational Technologies, and Fabrication. This position will be based in our NYC and/or Long Island campuses and requires teaching, coordination, and curriculum development at the graduate and undergraduate levels in advanced and integrative architectural design studios as well as courses, seminars, and electives in this specialization.

The ideal candidate must demonstrate a track record of scholarly achievements, creative activities, and professional practice with an agenda to advance computational design approaches engaging with critical and entrepreneurial perspectives crucial to the advancement of technology innovation.

Responsibilities

Candidate responsibilities for a successful academic path will include teaching, research, and service. Essential will be the contribution to the School’s curriculum development, studio sequences coordination, participation in program accreditation, student mentoring and advising, retention and recruitment initiatives, and activities serving the community, the SoAD, and the Institution.

Areas of emphasis include experience with complex architectural projects and the integration of building systems and assemblies, material explorations, and fabrication processes. It will be desirable to have candidates with skills and interest in one or more of these areas: robotics, programming language (Python), simulations, augmented reality, computational modeling, machine learning/machine vision, and/or artificial intelligence applied to architecture. Supporting our new Master of Science in Architecture, Computational Technologies (M.S.ACT), collegial collaborative efforts will be expected.

Our preferred expertise will be in the following areas: 

  • Fabrication methods and techniques
  • Grasshopper Plug-In
  • Kuka KRL (Kuka PRC Grasshopper Plug-In)

We are seeking a candidate to infuse our curricula with innovative and entrepreneurial perspectives, interested in emerging technologies informing creative pedagogical models and the pursuit of new knowledge at the NYIT School of Architecture and Design.

Critical will be an evolving research agenda with the definition of future aspirations and supported by projects, publications, internal and external funding. The candidate will be expected to have an active role in the development of cross-disciplinary research projects 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.

Our community is committed to supporting and advocating diversity and inclusivity.

Qualifications

  • First professional degree in Architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch or international equivalent) plus professional license or post-professional Masters and/or Ph.D.
  • Assistant Professor: ability to teach topical courses/seminars/electives in the area of the position description; ability to teach architectural design studios.
  • Associate Professor: ability to teach topical courses/seminars/electives in the area of the position description as demonstrated with at least 4 years of relevant teaching experience; ability to teach architectural design studios.
  • Evidence of specialized research, academic, professional/creative activities, and achievements with a strong and innovative design sensitivity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Record of interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Contributions to externally funded research 

Application Materials

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

  • Curriculum Vitae (clearly stating contributions to team projects)
  • Letter of Interest addressing the candidate’s pedagogic approach, research, 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 immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment will begin in the Fall 2022 semester.

To apply please visit: https://careers-nyit.icims.com/jobs/2715/assistant-associate--professor%2c-tenure-track--in-architecture%2c-computational-technologies/job

New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

 

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