Lecturer- Architecture

Location
Denver, CO
Posted
Jun 21, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



The Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) at the University of Colorado Denver (CU Denver) will establish and maintain a pool of applicants from which future appointments to temporary, non-tenure-track Lecturer positions will be made. Appointments will be part-time (less than 50% FTE) and will be made semester-by-semester. This temporary Lecturer pool is anticipated to remain continuously active through April 1, 2017-at that point, all applications will be cleared from the pool. You are welcome to reapply to the pool after that date.

CU Denver and the College of Architecture and Planning are committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The University strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. CU Denver's diversity is enriched by its commitment to a philosophy of inclusion, embedded in all aspects of campus life from its community members, curriculum, research and community service, allowing for the creation of a learning environment that welcomes, embraces, sustains and celebrates the unique and shared experiences of faculty, staff and students. The Department of Architecture at CAP is dedicated to cultivating creativity in our students, challenging them to not only embrace but to foster change and to develop a set of skills in students that allow them to enter their professional career with confidence.

Lecturers may be selected from this pool to teach six-credit-hour design studios in the Department of Architecture's undergraduate and/or graduate programs. If an applicant has an area of expertise other than or in addition to design studio and would like to be considered to teach a three-credit-hour course, the applicant should highlight this interest in a cover letter. Compensation for Lecturers is a set dollar amount, determined at the beginning of each academic year, based on the number of credit hours per course.

Qualifications

Skill Requirements: Lecturers that are hired to teach design studios are expected to have expertise and experience in architectural design. This includes knowledge of different design paradigms, design skills and approaches to project design. A successful applicant must be able to develop, and manage student projects through constructive criticism, the use of technologies ranging from technical drafting to advanced digital design tools and visualization software. If applying to a non-studio course the applicant must possess and be able to demonstrate expertise in the area of focus.

Minimum Qualifications: A bachelor's degree in Architecture or a related field is required.

Desired Qualifications: Preference will be given to applicants with a professional degree in architecture or a terminal degree in a related field. Additional preference will be given to applicants with prior teaching experience, and/or professional registration, and/or a record of professional practice in architecture.

Special Instructions to Applicants: This temporary Lecturer pool is anticipated to remain continuously active through April 1, 2017-at that point, all applications will be cleared from the pool. You are welcome to reapply to the pool after that date. Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/careers, refer to job number 04571.

Special Instructions to Applicants:This temporary Lecturer pool is anticipated to remain continuously active through April 1, 2017-at that point, all applications will be cleared from the pool. You are welcome to reapply to the pool after that date. Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at www.cu.edu/careers, refer to job number 04571. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at https://www.cu.edu/employee-services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees. The University of Colorado Denver is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:When applying applicants must include: 1) A letter of application which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications 2) A current CV/resume 3) The names, addresses, daytime telephone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references.



Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30114 - CAP-Architecture Department

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Mar 31, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: John Semple

Posting Contact Email: john.semple@ucdenver.edu

Position Number: 00688748

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