Assistant Professor in Architecture (Full-time, tenure track)
Architecture and Environmental Design Department, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University
Temple University's Tyler School of Art and Architecture invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track assistant professor in Architecture with a specialization in Data, Architectural Design, and the Environment.
The candidate will be joining Tyler's distinguished arts and design faculty in the Architecture and Environmental Design Department. Located on a vibrant urban campus in Philadelphia, PA, Temple University has more than 30,000 students in17 schools and colleges. Temple is an R1 university and is ranked in the top 100 “Best Colleges” by U.S. News and World Report. With 22 program areas in art and design disciplines, Tyler provides a rich environment for interdisciplinary collaboration. Undergraduate programs include Architecture, Facilities Management, and Historic Preservation. Graduate offerings include a professional NAAB-accredited Master of Architecture degree, a post-professional Master of Science degree, with optional concentrations in Health and Design, Advanced Technologies and Design, and Urban Ecologies and Design, and a Master of Science in Facilities Planning with an optional concentration in Health Facilities. Other Tyler degree offerings include Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Community Development, and City and Regional Planning as well as programs in the arts, art history, art education, and graphic design.
The successful candidate will teach design studios at the graduate and undergraduate levels; required lecture and seminar courses, that include sustainability principles in architecture; and architecture electives. The candidate will aid in the development and teaching of emergent computational tools and processes that harness data and/or AI for use in design, representation, and sustainability practices. The candidate will also serve on department and school committees and participate in other activities such as curriculum development.
The successful candidate will be knowledgeable in emerging trends in data use in design and the environment. Areas of expertise may include new and emerging computational technologies in design, and in particular, data, design and the environment in relation to architecture. The successful candidate will demonstrate a track record of excellence in architectural research or a research-based architectural practice. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience and must hold a terminal degree in architecture (Master of Architecture or international equivalent) or post professional research-based Master of Science or PhD in Architecture. Architectural licensure, professional or teaching experience with performance modeling, embodied energy analysis and simulation software is desirable.
The position begins in July 2024. Applications should include a letter of intent, signed and dated curriculum vita, a research and/or professional portfolio, and documentation of recent student work and/or sample course syllabi, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references with e-mail and telephone contact information. Finalists should be prepared to submit course evaluations for courses taught, three signed letters of reference on letterhead, and official transcripts.
Rank will be at an assistant professor level. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to increasing diversity in both its community and its curricula. Women, people of color, and other candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.
Review of candidates will begin on December 15, 2023. The position remains open until filled. To apply, visit https://temple.slideroom.com/#/Login to set up an account and upload your application materials. For technical assistance, email [email protected].
All inquiries should be directed to Sasha Eisenman, Architecture and Environmental Design Department Chair: [email protected]
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