Lehigh University, Art, Architecture and Design

Position ID:Lehigh-AAD-APARCH [#11754]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 18015, United States [map]
Subject Area: Architecture / Architecture
Starting Date:2019/08/15
Appl Deadline:2019/02/01help popup finished (2018/09/05, finished 2019/08/04)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Art Architecture and Design at Lehigh University is looking to expand its research profile and fill a full-time (9 month) tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with anticipated start date of August 15, 2019. We invite candidates with research in one or more of the following areas of specialization:

Critical discourse and contemporary practice; Sustainable design in the 21st c.; Emergent technologies and cyber-physical interface; Related to the above specializations.

Candidates should have a track record of research experience in their area of specialization and teaching experience at introductory and advanced levels with documented positive student and colleague reviews.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to join a community of collaborators both in the Department of Art Architecture and Design, related departments in the College of Arts and Sciences, the P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science, and at Lehigh University’s Interdisciplinary Research institutes (https://www1.lehigh.edu/research/interdisciplinary-research-institutes).

Eligible candidates should have completed a Master’s degree in Architecture or a related field, or an equivalent terminal international degree by the time of employment.

The successful candidate will be responsible for teaching a standard 2-2 course load of one advanced architectural design studio, one theory/technology seminar, one introductory design studio, and one seminar or studio in an area of research interest. Service responsibilities will include major and portfolio advising, and participation in department and college level committees commensurate with rank. The Department of Art, Architecture and Design follows a typical 40-40-20 percentile distribution of expected effort in research, teaching and service.

Application Instructions Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae; a brief 2-4 page statement outlining their research agenda; contact information for three references, and a 12-24 page portfolio of work. All materials should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11754. Review of applications will begin on December 3, 2018 and will continue until the position has been filled. Lehigh University, founded in 1865, is a premier residential research university, ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. Lehigh University is a coeducational, non denominational, private university that offers a distinct academic environment of undergraduate and graduate students from across the globe. Lehigh offers majors and programs in four colleges: The College of Arts and Sciences, The College of Business and Economics, The College of Education and The P.C. Rossin College of Engineering and Applied Science. More than 4,700 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students call Lehigh "home." Located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, the campus is situated on 1,600 acres in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia.

The Department of Art, Architecture and Design is an undergraduate department with 15 full-time faculty serving approximately 90 majors and 60 minors. It offers major and minor programs in art, architecture, design, and art history - all of which embrace studio culture and a culture of research, theory and making in their pedagogical philosophies, as well as a shared passion for collaboration and for working with diverse student populations. The BA in Architecture is a pre-professional 4 year liberal arts degree that emphasizes architectural design, architectural history and theory and studio art. The majority of graduating students pursue professional and advanced degrees in Architecture, Urban Planning, Preservation and History of Architecture. An average of 20% of architecture majors are enrolled in our Architecture-Civil Engineering dual degree (https://www.lehigh.edu/engineering/academics/undergraduate/majors/artseng.html) and the Integrated Degree in Engineering, Arts and Science, IDEAS (https://www.lehigh.edu/ideas/).

Lehigh University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. It seeks faculty and staff who will promote an inclusive community that affirms and advances the diverse backgrounds and experiences of its members. Lehigh offers excellent benefits, including domestic partner benefits, and is committed to helping employees balance the responsibilities of their professional and personal lives (https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/worklifebalance.html).Lehigh University is a recipient of an NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation award for promoting the careers of women in academic science, engineering and math (see http://advance.cc.lehigh.edu). Lehigh's Dual Career offers a diverse range of resources to meet the needs of recruited and recently hired faculty and their accompanying spouse/partners (see https://www.lehigh.edu/~inprv/faculty/dualcareer.html).

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Lehigh University
Department of Art, Architecture and Design
17 Memorial Drive East, Bldg #17 Room 213
Bethlehem, PA 18015

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