Assistant/Associate/ or Full Professor of Architecture in Environmental Building Design
Job Overview: The Department of Architecture + Interiors at Drexel University seeks qualified applicants for a full-time position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor beginning August 1, 2013. This is a tenure-track or with-tenure appointment. We are seeking an energetic colleague who will be responsible for maintaining and extending the discipline of architecture through their teaching, scholarship, and participation in the governance of the Department and College.
- Teaching 12-21 credit hours per year
- Candidate’s research will ideally advance the department’s capacity to evaluate and develop innovative prototypes for the department’s emerging design-build program
- Service to the Department, the College, and the profession
Qualifications: This position calls for candidates qualified to offer undergraduate and graduate-level instruction in environmental design simulation with advanced digital visualization and analysis. Candidates should present an established research agenda in performance-driven design utilizing computational modeling. Previous teaching experience is preferred as is a record of successful grant applications. At a minimum, applicants should possess a Master of Architecture or a Ph.D. in the area of specialization. Professional licensure is desirable. This position offers a nationally-competitive salary, substantial startup funds and the necessary university infrastructure to support advanced research activities. Rank at appointment is commensurate with experience.
Supplemental: Drexel is a private university in Philadelphia with a long history of providing innovative professional and academic education in an urban setting. The University has an enrollment of over 20,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs and is ranked within the top 100 American comprehensive-research universities. The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design offers 16 undergraduate (13 NASAD-accredited) and five graduate programs in media arts and design. The Department of Architecture & Interiors has over 300 students studying Architecture and 200 pursuing Interior Design. The faculty is noteworthy for its wealth of professional experience and commitment to teaching and research. The University administration is particularly interested in supporting collaborative, cross-disciplinary research.
For consideration please apply online at www.drexeljobs.com. A review of applications will begin on January 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a portfolio of design work, samples of student work, publications, and the names and contact information for three references. Applicants should also describe their agendas for research and teaching in their area of specialization.
Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.