Assistant ProfessorClassification Title:
9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured FacultyCollege:
Col of Arts & Architecture (Col)Position Designation:
Permanent - Full-timeMonths per year:
9Primary Purpose of Department:
The Mission of the School of Architecture is to promote excellence in architecture and urban design education, scholarship, and practice in an inclusive and collaborative environment.Vacancy Open to:
All 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.
To view the complete Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure-Track Faculty document visit our website: http://provost.uncc.edu/academic-budget-personnel/handbook/search-committeeEssential Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary objectives for the position include: 1) an ability to teach in the early part of the school’s required three-semester sequence in the history and theory of architecture; 2) an ability to work with SoA faculty to evolve the history curriculum in response to the contemporary reckoning with systemic social injustice and climate crisis; and 3) experience in public history and preservation / heritage conservation. The successful candidate will also be expected to offer advanced seminars to graduate and upper-level undergraduate students. The school is particularly interested in candidates with expertise in (and innovative approaches to) intersections of race and representation with public history and preservation, as well as candidates eager to engage in the studio culture of the school, so as to broaden our students’ understanding of the socio-cultural dimension of the design process. The successful candidate will be involved in the SoA’s minor in Architectural History and Criticism, as well as in development of a M.S. in Architecture concentration in architectural history, theory, criticism, and preservation. The candidate will also have the opportunity to contribute to proposed MFA in Civic Practice and Community-Centered Art in the College of Arts + Architecture. 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 PhD in Architectural History or a related discipline is required, and the successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to effectively conduct impactful research and scholarship.Special Notes to Applicants:
Please upload the following documents with your electronic submission:Job Open Date:
1) Cover letter
2) Statement on research interests and objectives
3) Statement on pedagogical philosophy and teaching interests
4) Statement on approaches to diversity in the classroom
5) CV including contact information for three references
6) Two samples of completed research (articles, book chapters, exhibitions, et cetera)
Questions regarding the above position may be directed to Director Blaine Brownell at [email protected]
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte is currently operating in-person at full capacity, so selected finalists should expect to travel to campus for an in-person interview and to follow University safety and social-distancing guidelines while on campus. Charlotte’s policies related to COVID-19 are informed by the recommendations of experts from the Centers for Disease Control, the American College Health Association, OSHA, and local and state public health officials.
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.
10/26/2021Open Until Filled:
NoDate Review of Applications will Begin:
12/01/2021Proposed Hire Date: