Design + Environmental Analysis, Cornell University

Position ID:Cornell-DEA-TTAAPROF2018 [#12384, WDR-00016809]
Position Title: Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professors - Department of Design and Environmental Analysis
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14850, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Architecture and Design
Design
Human Centered Design
Environmental Psychology
Appl Deadline:none
Position Description:    

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Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professors

Department of Design and Environmental Analysis, Cornell University

The Department of Design and Environmental Analysis (D+EA) at Cornell University is a multi-disciplinary department composed of designers, environmental psychologists, and human factors researchers deeply committed to enhancing quality of life through human-centered design and research.  D+EA addresses problems and opportunities from a systems perspective people, products, processes and places to create innovative, strategic, sustainable, and healthy settings.  DEA is dedicated to maintaining a culture of interdisciplinary collaboration, communication, and respect. For more information about D+EA, see http://dea.human.cornell.edu

D+EA seeks to hire two Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professors (with start dates of July 1, 2019 or January 1, 2020).

Both positions are 50% research / 50% teaching. D+EA values excellence in teaching.  We seek applicants who will contribute to both undergraduate and graduate teaching.  We are particularly interested in people who can teach undergraduate design studio, social science research methods, programming, sustainability, and environmental psychology/ human factors.

Applicants’ areas of research expertise might include:

  • Vulnerable Populations – examining design and its impact on particular underserved groups such as children, older adults, culturally and economically diverse individuals, and those with varying physical abilities (including universal design).
  • Living and Working Environments – examining the design and impact of educational, workplace, and residential settings.

Tenure-Track Positions (apply: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/12384.) New tenure-track Assistant/ Associate professors are expected to develop an externally-funded research program of international distinction. Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate and graduate courses based on department needs, advising our B.S., M.A., M.S., and PhD students, and providing service to the department and university community.  Preference is given to applicants with a completed Ph.D.  Preference is given to applicants who have degrees in design as well as the social sciences.

To Apply: Applications will be reviewed as they are received.  We are seeking evidence of excellence and innovation in design with a human-centered orientation.   Please submit online (using the link above): a cover letter, CV, at least 3 confidential letters of recommendation (uploaded by their authors), selected publications, a portfolio of professional/ creative work and design research, and evidence of teaching excellence.  If the portfolio and teaching examples are posted on the internet, please include a link (URL) to it in your cover letter and CV; otherwise, these documents can be uploaded to the online site (but combined application uploads must be less that 8 MB).

For more information, please contact Gretchen Strong, gms264@cornell.edu

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main campus located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, as well as the Cornell Tech campus located on Roosevelt Island in the heart of New York City.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.


Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
http://dea.human.cornell.edu
email
607-255-2144
 
Design & Environmental Analysis
1411 MVR Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853-4203

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