Assistant Professor

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Position Number004010Working TitleAssistant ProfessorClassification Title9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured FacultyCollegeCol of Arts & Architecture (Col)DepartmentSchool of ArchitecturePosition DesignationFacultyEmployment TypePermanent - Full-timeMonths per year9Primary Purpose of Department

The mission of the School of Architecture (SoA) is to provide intellectual, ethical, and innovative leadership in architecture and urban design through excellence in teaching, scholarly research, creative architectural practice, and community engagement.

Vacancy Open toAll CandidatesDescription of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate/graduate university classes in required core courses that include architectural design studios, structures courses, building technology courses and elective courses with an emphasis on innovative structural assemblies, material systems and/or integrated design. Particular interest will be given to applicants who engage in computational methods and advanced technologies such as robotics and/or fabrication as part of their teaching, design and/or research. The successful candidate will collaborate with colleagues in SoA’s Integrated Design Research Lab and state-of-the-art fabrication and computation labs.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

A professional degree in architecture (either M.Arch., B.Arch. + post-professional graduate degree, and/or other equivalent degree) is desired but not required.

Particular interest will be given to applicants that have either a professional license (RA or PE) or a PhD in a relevant field.

Applicants should demonstrate the ability and/or potential to be an enthusiastic and effective teacher of design and building technology in both the studio and the lab/classroom environments. Evidence of emerging and peer-reviewed research, published design work and scholarship, design awards, research grants and/or design practice is required.

Necessary Licenses/CertificationsSpecial Notes to Applicants

Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:

1) Cover letter
2) Statement on research interests and objectvess
3) Statement on pedagogical philosophy and teaching interests
4) Statement on approaches to diversity in the classroom, profession, and/or research
5) Annotated portolios and
6) CV including contact informaton for three references

Questions regarding the above positon may be directed to Interim Director Jose Gamez at [email protected]

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date10/15/2019Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesDate Review of Applications will Begin01/03/2020Proposed Hire Date08/17/2020If time-limited, please indicate appointment end dateContact InformationPosting Specific Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • UNC Charlotte Website
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  2. Where did you learn about this posting?

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Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Research Interest Statement
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Diversity Statement
  5. Abridged Portfolio
  6. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Contact Information for References
  2. Other Document
  3. Other Document 2




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Posted: 10/17/2019
Application Due: 2/13/2020
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