Posting Summary: The University of Virginia School of Architecture (www.arch.virginia.edu) is seeking qualified candidates to join its faculty for a non-tenure track teaching faculty position (Academic General Faculty, AGF) to begin in Fall 2019. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching design studios at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels, as well as lecture courses, seminars and/or labs in one or more of the following areas of specialization: (1) Graphic Design or Visual Communication; (2) Fabrication, Industrial or Product Design; or (3) Interaction Design and Media. Experience teaching within a school of architecture or design is desirable. Successful candidates will also assume an active and participatory role in helping to develop the School of Architecture's emerging undergraduate concentration in Design Practices and Design Thinking.
Ranked general faculty are equivalent to Professors of Practice with renewable appointments, benefits, and a teaching load of 50-100% full time depending on the appointment. All ranked general faculty members at UVA are expected to teach, work with the Dean of the School and the Chair of Architecture in developing curriculum, and serve on a range of School-wide committees, while pursuing an agenda of design research and creative production.
Applicants for this position should have a terminal degree or advanced degree (post- professional Master's degree, PhD. or equivalent) in their area of specialization.
To apply, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search for Posting Number 0624424. Complete a Candidate Profile online, and attach: 1) Cover letter expressing interest, qualifications and experiences related to the position, including summary of notable accomplishments in teaching, design work and creative production, and research. 2) CV 3) Contact information for three references 4) Statement of teaching philosophy ? maximum 1 page (Other 1) 5) Statement of research and/or creative production interests ? maximum 1 page (Other 2) 6) Digital portfolio of examples of teaching and design research/practice.
Digital Portfolio should be submitted to UVA Box by emailing it as a single PDF file (10MB max) to SARC_DT.firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions regarding the position, contact Associate Professor John Comazzi, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com. For Jobs@ system related assistance, contact Michele Jarman, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin on January 14, 2019. The position is open until filled.
For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit http://uvacharge.virginia.edu/guide.html. UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career.
The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and/or service.
Internal Number: 353_85961
About University of Virginia
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of benefits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.