Overview

Assistant Professor of Architecture Job in Memphis, TN at University of Memphis – 4.3

Position Summary

The Department of Architecture is seeking applicants for a tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor commencing Fall 2021. Successful candidates for the position must have a strong commitment to teaching at all levels of the Master of Architecture, BFA in Architecture, and BFA in Interior Architecture degree programs and a significant record of professional practice and/or research in their area of specialization. Desired areas of specialization include architectural design, architectural theory, technology, sustainable design, and community-based design and development. The accomplishments of candidates for this position must reflect their commitment to working with an inclusive student population, and their ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural academic goals of the Department and University.

Minimum Position Qualifications

Required qualifications include current registration as an architect in the USA, a professional Master of Architecture degree (or a professional Bachelor of Architecture degree and a master’s degree in a related field such as city planning or urban design), and relevant teaching experience in a NAAB-Accredited Architecture degree program. Desired qualifications include relevant teaching experience in a CIDA-Accredited Interior Architecture/Design degree program, significant professional/creative work in an urban environment, and service to the profession.

Special Conditions

All Architecture faculty members support the design-centered curriculum by applying their expertise to innovative design studio and professional/technical course offerings. Successful candidates for this position are expected to teach design studios as well as professional/technical courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Opportunities are available to faculty including involvement with community partners that support economic and social development in the region, partnering with faculty from academic units within the University, and working with the University of Memphis Design Collaborative, among others. Additional responsibilities include research and/or creative practice, general service activities, service on M.Arch Thesis committees, contributions to accreditation reports and exhibits, and other contributions to advance the mission of the Department.

Posting Date 11/11/2020 Closing Date Open Until Screening Begins No Hiring Range Commensurate with Experience Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time: Benefits Eligible Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants must submit the application and all related materials through workForum.memphis.edu. Additional items required at time of application include a letter of intent describing specific interest in the position, a statement describing teaching philosophy and research interests, a curriculum vitae, and email addresses of three references. An electronic portfolio submission is also required. Review of completed applications will begin March 8, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. For information regarding this position, contact the Department of Architecture at 901.678.2724 or [email protected]

Instructions to Applicant regarding references Is this posting for UofM employees only? No

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Company: University of Memphis – 4.3

Company Location:  Memphis, TN

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