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Instructor in Architecture

Employer
Florida Atlantic University
Location
Fort Lauderdale

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Professional Fields, Architecture & Urban Planning
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job location: Fort Lauderdale


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2022-01-14
Req: REQ11725
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Position Summary:

The School of Architecture in the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters at Florida Atlantic University invites qualified applications for the following position: a faculty member at the level of Instructor in Architecture, with expertise in Foundation Design studios and Architectural Representation (both analog and digital). The School of Architecture is committed to creating an accessible, supportive environment and an educational experience that recognizes diversity and cultural competence as integral components of academic excellence. Candidates who can contribute to that goal are encouraged to apply and to identify their strengths in this area

Florida Atlantic University’s Strategic Plan: Race to Excellence 2015-2025 positions the university as a globalized, forward-thinking institution that caters to high ability students, and fosters an organizational culture of achievement and student success.

The College of Arts & Letters at Florida Atlantic University seeks scholars who are committed to supporting the learning needs of students from diverse backgrounds and to engaging communities underrepresented in higher education. Florida Atlantic University is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all who interact in our community. In building this environment, we strive to attract students, faculty and staff from a variety of cultures, backgrounds and life experiences. Florida Atlantic University embodies a culture of strategic and collaborative community engagement that results in mutual benefit to the institution and the diverse internal and external communities that it serves.

The mission of the School of Architecture is to advance education, research, and design solutions that enhance the quality of built environments. The program is situated within South Florida’s dynamic coastal and urban environment providing a laboratory for investigating new tools and methods of design in an era of disruption. The School of Architecture fosters integrative and innovative design in preparation for architectural practice. Students develop critical thinking skills and knowledge through exposure to historical and theoretical foundations, emerging technologies, interdisciplinary research, community engagement, and ethical responsibilities of design.

Instructor in Architecture: This is a full-time instructor position on a 12-month renewable contract, with an initial three-year term, and will begin in August 2022. The position is not tenurable but is promotable. This position has teaching and service requirements. The position has no research requirements.

The successful candidate:

  • will teach a combination of design studio courses and lecture courses, for a total of 27 credit hours for the year, that shall be distributed between the fall, spring and summer semesters.

  • will serve as Coordinator for the Lower Division of the Architecture program, and will oversee all 1000 and 2000 level Architecture courses.

  • is expected to work with the Director and Associate Director of the School of Architecture to develop a plan for better coordination and integration between the lower and upper division programs, with a particular emphasis on representational and communication skills.

Minimum Qualifications:

Candidates for this position must have a terminal degree (e.g. M. Arch, M.S. or a PhD) in their area of specialization and experience in teaching, research, design, and/or professional work. Professional architectural licensure in a U.S. jurisdiction is preferred. All candidates must have the terminal degree at the time of application.

The successful candidate:
• must have experience teaching and developing lower division design studio curriculum and must be
able to provide instruction in introductory digital media including: Adobe suite, SketchUp, AutoCAD,
Revit, and Rhino.
• should have experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic
backgrounds.
• should demonstrate and support a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
• should demonstrate skill in understanding of cultural differences.
• should demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Salary:

Commensurate with Experience

College or Department:

College of Arts & Letters

Location:

Fort Lauderdale

Work Days and Hours:

NA

Application Deadline:

2022-01-31-08:00

Special Instructions to Applicant:

This position is open until filled and may close without prior notice.

This position is subject to funding.

Required Documents:
FAU’s Career Page permits the attachment of required/requested documentation.

PLEASE NOTE: A maximum of five (5) documents may be attached to your application. If more than five (5) documents are required for submission, please combine additional documents into one attachment to not exceed the maximum permitted.

When completing the online application, please upload all required documentation noted here: (1) cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) portfolio, (4) names of three references and their contact information.

Transcripts:
The selected candidate for this position is required to submit an official transcript sent directly from the institution is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment. Similarly, for degrees from outside the United States, the evaluation by an organization belonging to the National Association of Credential Evaluation (NACES), with an indication of the documents the evaluation was prepared from (official transcripts, diplomas, dissertation abstracts) is required for the Provost’s credential file prior to the first day of employment.

Background Screening:
Successful completion of a pre-employment background check is required for the candidate selected for this position.

Accommodations:
Individuals requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057. 711

This recruitment has been reopened; all previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply. This position may close without prior notice.
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