The Architecture Department at Barnard College, Columbia University invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor in Architecture or a full-time renewable faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Architecture to begin August 1, 2019. The department is seeking candidates with architectural design expertise and new ideas on teaching architecture and related design disciplines at an undergraduate, liberal arts level.
A Master of Architecture degree or a Ph.D. in Architecture or related field is required at the time of application. The position is available to qualified architects, designers, and scholars producing original and exceptional research in architecture and related design fields and showing promise in their creative work as evidenced by publications, awards, exhibitions, and similar forms of recognition for a critical design practice. Candidates are expected to exhibit excellence in teaching architectural design and research and a demonstrated interest in teaching at an undergraduate, liberal arts level. Candidates who can demonstrate abilities to engage students in: innovation in architectural design and research; innovation in related design fields; forms of interdisciplinary architectural analyses, research and practice; or digital design technologies and/or the use of new digital tools are strongly encouraged to apply.
Teaching responsibilities include design studios, seminars, workshops, and lecture courses required for the Architecture major, the opportunity to develop courses in the candidate's area(s) of specialization, the opportunity to develop courses of interest to a broader liberal arts community and the larger University, and participation in critical Barnard foundational courses.
The Architecture Department at Barnard administers the Barnard and Columbia College Architecture Program, serving undergraduate liberal arts majors and non-majors from across Columbia University.
Applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references (references will be contacted and letters requested only if candidate is shortlisted). Examples of research and scholarship and sample syllabi are to be submitted as one or two PDFs (each PDF under 10MB). For full consideration, applications should be received by 1 NOVEMBER 2018.
Required Qualification Summary:
A Master of Architecture degree or a Ph.D. in Architecture or related field is required at the time of application.
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
Since its founding in 1889, Barnard has been a distinguished leader in higher education, offering a rigorous liberal arts foundation to young women whose curiosity, drive, and exuberance set them apart. Ours is a diverse intellectual community in a unique learning environment that provides the best of all worlds: small, intimate classes in a collaborative liberal arts setting dedicated to the advancement of women with the vast resources of Columbia University just steps away in the heart of vibrant and electric New York City.