Department of Architecture Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure-Track/Tenure)

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 03, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Department of Architecture Assistant or Associate Professor (Tenure-Track/Tenure)

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Architecture

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 09-25-2017

Posting Summary:
The UVA School of Architecture is seeking qualified candidates at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, depending on qualifications, to join the Architecture faculty and participate in its innovative teaching and creative research. Applicants for this position should be accomplished designers able to teach graduate and undergraduate architecture design studios in addition to required and elective courses focused on the integration of advanced digital fabrication, robotics, material technologies, and building performance. Candidates should exhibit proficiency in advanced and emerging material and computational technologies and demonstrable commitment to rigorous design research and innovative curricula. We are searching for applicants whose areas of expertise may include, but are not limited to, responsive and interactive systems, material technology, robotics in construction, data-driven building information modeling, and/or advanced visualization and simulation. Expertise in these areas is desired to enhance the School of Architecture's focus on innovation in the design and craft of building. In addition to exhibiting design excellence, we seek applicants with experience in cross-disciplinary, applied creative practice or applied research. Faculty members at UVA are expected to teach, work with the Faculty, Chair, and Dean in developing curriculum, cross-disciplinary research initiatives, engage in service through a range of academic committees, and vigorously pursue an agenda of high profile design research, writing, and creative production. The committee seeks candidates for this position with a terminal degree in Architecture (MArch.) or related fields, with desirable experience including prior teaching, experience in practice and/or research laboratories, and/or an advanced degree in their particular area of specialization. []

Applicants must complete a candidate profile on Jobs@: and electronically attach the following to posting 0621696:
1) Letter of interest in, and qualifications for the position, including summary of notable accomplishments in design/research and teaching
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Statement of design work/research interests and goals for future development
4) Statement of teaching experience of design studios, required courses, and seminars; description of studios, courses, and seminars you are interested in teaching at UVA (attach to "Other 1")
5) Contact information for references noting your professional relationship to each
6) Digital portfolio of examples of teaching and design research (include one (1) minimum to four (4) maximum of each of the following):
a. Syllabi and selected products of academic design studio(s);
b. Syllabi and selected products of required courses;
c. Selected products of professional design and/or design research project(s)

Digital portfolios should be submitted to UVA Box at the following e-mail address: uploaded as a single PDF file not exceeding 10MB; for questions or Jobs@ system related assistance, contact Adela Su, Asst. to the Department Chair, Do not send materials by email or hard copies to the Chair of the Department of Architecture.
Application deadline: January 8, 2018.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and/or service.

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