College of Fine & Applied Arts - Lecturer (Structures) - Architecture - Study Abroad (F1800019)

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Lecturer (Structures), School of Architecture

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Illinois Architecture Study Abroad Program, Barcelona-El Valls, Spain

The Illinois School of Architecture, a unit within the College of Fine and Applied Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA), invites applications for the position of Lecturer (Structures). The applicant must be willing to relocate to Spain no later than September 1, 2018. This full-time position requires teaching and other related responsibilities on site 5 days a week. Telecommuting is not available for this position.

This full-time, nine-month Lecturer position will teach Structures and other courses in the Illinois Architecture Study Abroad Program (IASAP-BV), located in the El Valls area of Barcelona, Spain. The expected start date is August 16, 2018. Applications received by April 1, 2018 will receive full consideration. Early applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after the closing date. The search may continue past the closing date until the position is filled. Late applicants are encouraged to contact Alejandro Lapunzina [email protected]

The Lecturer will teach two Structures courses to seniors and two Structures courses to juniors in the school's Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies program. Courses consist of ARCH 451, Theory and Design of Steel and Timber; ARCH 452, Theory of Reinforced Concrete; ARCH 353, Statics and Dynamics; and ARCH 354, Strength of Materials. Candidates are encouraged to consult the course descriptions at with the courses' contents. Other activities of the full-time position includes making substantial contributions each semester to ARCH 468, Overseas Architectural Studies, which is collaboratively taught, and periodically engaging with students about problems of structural design during regularly scheduled studio instruction each semester. The Lecturer will also assist the IASAP-BV Director and the Program Coordinator in a wide range of administrative, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities.

The IASAP-BV is based at the highly ranked Escola Tcnica Superior d'Arquitectura del Valls (ETSAV) of the Universitat Politcnica de Catalunya-Barcelona Tech, Spain. The ETSAV is located in Sant Cugat, 20 minutes by train from the Barcelona city center.

Required qualifications include an earned Master of Architecture degree (or equivalent), and a record of accomplishments demonstrating expert knowledge of structural design. Preferred qualifications include focused coursework in structural design, culminating in a concentration or degree in engineering (architectural, structural, civil, or related field), and professional licensure.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.

To apply, please complete your candidate profile at and upload the following required submissions: (1) a letter of application; (2) a complete curriculum vitae including postal address, email address, and telephone number; (3) an electronic portfolio or samples of work/publications; and (4) name of three references with titles, affiliations, and contact information including postal address, email, and telephone number.

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit To learn more about the University's commitment to diversity, please visit

College Name or Administrative Unit: College of Fine & Applied Arts
Category: Faculty and Other Academic
Title: College of Fine & Applied Arts - Lecturer (Structures) - Architecture - Study Abroad (F1800019)
Open Date: 03/12/2018
Organization Name: Architecture





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Posted: 4/5/2018
Application Due: 5/22/2018
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