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Faculty Search: Digital Design and Building Fabrication

  • Deadline:
    Feb. 15, 2012, 12:10 a.m.
  • Location:
    The Pennsylvania State University Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, 121 Stuckeman Family Building, University Park, Pennsylvania, 16802, US

Faculty Search: Digital Design and Building Fabrication

The Pennsylvania State University Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

The Department of Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University announces an opening for a tenure-track position at a rank commensurate with experience, with the appointment beginning in the 2012 fall semester.

The candidate will teach in the accredited Bachelor of Architecture and the Master of Architecture program and will be expected to contribute to the teaching mission of the Department, the Stuckeman School, the College of Arts and Architecture, and the University. The candidate should have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching, research and/or creative practice that integrates architecture and design computing. The successful candidate is expected to integrate digital design throughout the architectural curriculum, such as design studio with a digital emphasis, as well as lecture and seminar courses in digital design and building fabrication. The candidate will bring intellectual leadership to this area of design and help expand existing digital curricula.

A demonstrated interest in inter- and cross-disciplinary collaboration in teaching and research within the College and University is desired. The appointee will be expected to pursue a clear research, creative/scholarly, or professional agenda, as well as contribute to the University and the professional communities. A terminal degree in architecture or a related field is required. Professional experience, architectural licensure and/or a Ph.D. are preferred. Information about The Pennsylvania State University, the College of Arts and Architecture, and the Department of Architecture may be obtained online at www.artsandarchitecture.psu.edu and www.arch.psu.edu.

Applicants must submit:
• a cover letter that positions the applicant in the arena of computation and outlines the area of expertise;
• a brief statement of teaching philosophy and methods;
• a brief statement of research and creative/professional interests and agenda;
• curriculum vitae;
• names/addresses of three references; and
• an abbreviated portfolio (not to exceed 10 pages) that includes selected samples of teaching, creative accomplishments, research, and professional practice projects. A more thorough and complete portfolio may be requested of selected finalists.

Chair of Architecture Search Committee: Ute Poerschke, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Architecture. Please submit all material in pdf-format to: Mary Cavanaugh: mcc6@psu.edu. Reviews of applications will begin January 9, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. U.Ed. Arc 07-91

AA/EOE: Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce