The Architecture Program in The College of Architecture, Visual Arts, and Design (CAVAD) at California Baptist University seeks a highly motivated applicant for a full-time tenure-track faculty of Architecture, with an anticipated start date in August, 2020. The Architecture Program offers a recently accredited M.Arch degree that equips emerging professionals to lead, employ theological considerations in their work, demonstrate empathy and care for others, and discern design solutions with evidence-based perspectives.
The program seeks candidates with university teaching experience and/or critical practice experience. Candidates should be prepared to teach a variety of courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Candidates will be able to successfully demonstrate their ability to teach and carry out a research agenda in the combined areas of Architectural Design and: 1) Structural Integration or 2) Digital Simulation/Media; or 3) Other mission-relevant specialization such as Humanitarian Design, Sacred Space, Urbanism, etc.
1) Hold a terminal M.Arch degree or Ph.D in architecture or related field;
2) Demonstrate university teaching experience including architectural design, and/or critical practice experience;
3) Articulate an existing or developing research/creative practice agenda that will expand or enrich the existing program;
4) Demonstrate a history of service to the profession and/or the broader community;
5) Articulate a faith statement consistent with the mission-driven institution requirements.
CBU is faith-based institution, historically affiliated with the California Southern Baptist tradition. Collaboration between the College disciplines of Graphic Design, Photography, Film, and Fine Art is ongoing, as well as emerging collaboration with the Colleges of Engineering, Business, and Health Sciences. CBU is a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI), and serves a diverse constituency of emerging professionals.
Candidates should be willing to teach in a variety of coursework at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Successful candidates will teach 24 units of coursework during the academic year. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service activities that support the mission of the CAVAD and CBU.
Internal Number: F582P
About California Baptist University
California Baptist University (CBU) is one of the top private Christian colleges and universities in Southern California. CBU offers bachelor's, master's and credential programs in Riverside, San Bernardino and online.
California Baptist University believes each person has been created for a purpose. CBU strives to help students understand and engage this purpose by providing a Christ-centered educational experience that integrates academics with spiritual and social development opportunities. Graduates are challenged to become individuals whose skills, integrity and sense of purpose glorify God and distinguish them in the workplace and in the world.
•Founded in 1950 by the California Southern Baptist Convention
•Fall 2018 enrollment of 10,486 students
•CBU offers degrees at the associate, bachelor's, master's and doctoral levels •At the undergraduate level CBU offers 76 majors and 52 minors
•At the graduate level CBU offers 31 master's and three doctoral programs
•100% Christian faculty and staff
•2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Regional University
•Accreditations and approvals include •Western Association of Schools and Colleges
•Califor...nia Commission on Teacher Credentialing
•Board of Behavioral Science Examiners
•Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs
•National Association of Schools of Music
•State of California Board of Registered Nursing
•Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
•Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
•Board of Registered Nurses
•American Council for Construction Education
•CBU's bachelor degree programs in civil engineering (BSCE), electrical and computer engineering (BSECE) and mechanical engineering (BSME) have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, http://www.abet.org.
Riverside Campus Profile
The beautiful 160-acre main campus of California Baptist University is situated in the heart of Riverside's historic Magnolia Avenue district just a short drive from popular beaches and mountain resorts. The main campus is comprised of more than 30 buildings featuring the 94,800 sq. ft. Eugene and Billie Yeager Center, separate men's and women's residence halls, multiple apartment complexes and modular housing, the 270-seat Wallace Theater, a fitness center, one of the region's largest aquatic centers, the Annie Gabriel Library, the Van Dyne Gym and the JoAnn Hawkins Music building, one of the nation's most advanced music production and recording facilities. The latest architectural addition to campus is a 5,050 seat, 153,000 sq. ft. Events Center.
CBU Lancers Athletics
CBU's Lancers athletic program is gaining recognition as one of the best in the nation with numerous regional and national championship teams in a variety of sports, including men's and women's basketball, men's and women's swimming, men's and women's golf, softball, baseball and wrestling.
CBU in the Region
CBU has established extension sites throughout Riverside and San Bernardino counties with more being planned in response to the growing demand for CBU's distinctive faith-based, working-adult degree programs. School districts, law enforcement agencies, hospitals, churches and businesses seek out and hold CBU graduates in high regard for their unique combination of competence, confidence and compassion.
CBU's Spiritual Mission
In addition to community involvement through a variety of service projects and activities, California Baptist University also supports a wide range of highly active international programs. Included are educational partnerships with a number of universities in Europe and Asia. Further, the CBU International Service Projects program annually sends scores of student teams throughout the world to teach and participate in recreation, construction and infrastructure.