Research Assistant Professor in River Coastal Urbanism and Architecture

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Research Assistant Professor in River Coastal Urbanism and Architecture

New Orleans, LA
Open Date:
Jun 21, 2019

The Tulane School of Architecture seeks a full-time, research assistant professor to develop an urban research project in the city of Quilmes, Argentina, as well as potentially other parallel urban projects, through the funding received in a grant from the Baton Rouge Area Foundation.

The Research assistant professor will assist with the coordination of research teams and collaborators for the projects and will work on communications and publications regarding the projects. The candidate will collect data, map and diagram it, and participate in the design of scenarios at multiple scales, including buildings, public spaces, infrastructures, natural systems, socio-economics and all the fields of urbanism. The research assistant professor will assist in grantwriting for the project, and will produce papers for publication and present findings at conferences and meetings.

The research assistant professor will participate in teaching, including the possibility of co-teaching in a Research Studio (6 cr) and/or an Urban Research Seminar (tentative, 3cr). The candidate may also teach 1-credit Visualization and Research courses in both Fall and Spring semesters.


August to June (10 months)


$40,000 (proportional to a yearly salary of $48,000)


Required qualifications include:

  • Masters degree in Architecture or Landscape Architecture
  • Experience in urban research projects with methodologies similar to the Yamuna River Project, an inter-disciplinary research program whose objective is to revitalize the ecology of the Yamuna River in New Delhi, thus reconnecting India‚Äôs capital city back to the water.
  • Knowledge in architecture, public space, living systems, and urbanism at the necessary level to perform the research tasks.
  • Highly skilled proficient user of essential software: Rhino, InDesign, Photoshop, GIS
  • Ability to communicate with interdisciplinary teams
  • Knowledge of Spanish language is required.




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Posted: 7/16/2019
Application Due: 7/25/2019
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