Department: IU Bloomington School of Art, Architecture + Design
The Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture and Design (Eskenazi School) is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic colleague for a position in the Master of Architecture Program as a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor (https://architecture.indiana.edu/academics/index.html) with an area focus in architectural design and architectural design education, with the ability to teach architectural design studio and courses of study in areas such as urban design, urban history/theory, sustainability, materials and methods, or digital design. The primary location of this position is Columbus, IN, with a secondary location being Bloomington, IN.
The Eskenazi School (https://soaad.indiana.edu/) is dedicated to developing a faculty body composed of diverse scholars and practitioners. We seek a forward-thinking colleague who wishes to be part of an innovative, founding program in architecture and who is committed to interdisciplinary engagement and exploration of the convergence of architecture, design and studio art. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to educate emerging leaders in architecture.
The J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program launched last year at the heart of Columbus, Indiana, a town known for its landmarks of twentieth-century modern art and architecture. The program hinges on the belief that a foundational architectural education is greatly enriched by sustained engagement with the visual arts, culture in general, and community activism.
We are looking for candidates who have demonstrated innovative research in design, are interested in the intersection of architecture and studio art, have demonstrated the capacity to collaborate with colleagues from a broad range of disciplines, have taught diverse populations of students, and have teaching/professional/research experience in two or more design related areas.
Candidates should be adept at providing collegial leadership in a team-based environment. A strong candidate will have demonstrated an ability to work successfully with students, faculty, administration, and wider communities.
Position responsibilities include, but are not limited to: ·Teaching architectural design studio in the 3-year studio education curriculum, including teaching and coordinating within the Nomadic Studio travel semester abroad. ·Teaching lecture and/or seminar courses in at least one of the following areas: urban design, urban history/theory, sustainability, materials and methods, and digital design ·Potential to teach Studio Art instruction that includes Drawing, Painting, Printmaking ·Assisting in the development of the core program and overall curriculum for the M.Arch. degree while working with the Director, Associate Director, faculty, and administrative staff to serve the mission of the M.Arch program, linking core and option studios with the capstone studio semester ·Assisting in the management and preparation of the NAAB accreditation process, coordinating with the Associate Director, faculty, and staff in providing all material related to architectural design education and preparing reports for the NAAB visiting teams ·Working in collaboration with the community and the Outreach Coordinator to identify and develop projects for student and community engagement in the first and second year core ·Collaborating with the fabrication/shop manager to develop projects and teaching methods that contribute to the core curriculum ·Advising the Director and Associate Director in identifying visiting critics for interim and final reviews ·Collaborating with the Gallery Director to plan exhibitions of exemplary student work ·Pursuing a scholarly agenda of design research as part of tenure-track requirements ·Participating in academic, community, and professional service ·Optionally teaching in the summer, contingent on program needs
The Eskenazi School is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.
Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of IU's eight campuses statewide. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of our world-class contributions in research and the arts.
The Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design houses fourteen different areas in art, design, and merchandising. This is where art, merchandising, architecture, and design merge to shape the future of creativity from imagination to implementation.
All candidates should have:
Expertise in architectural design and architectural design studio instruction as well as expertise in one or more of the following: analog drawing, digital drawing, and digital fabrication
Masters degree in Architecture or Urban Design or the equivalent by the start date of employment
Demonstrated record of (or the potential for) design research
Department Contact for Questions:
Questions regarding the position or application process should be directed to: Megan Tansley at email@example.com.
OAA #: 21911-04
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 8930
About Indiana University
Founded in 1820, Indiana University is the state’s public university system, comprised of two core campuses—IU-Bloomington and IUPUI—and six regional campuses located throughout the state. Combined, the total student population is more than 114,000 undergraduate, graduate and professional school students. IU is one of the largest employers in the state, with over 20,000 faculty and staff. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. Diversity and inclusion remains a core commitment to IU’s mission to cultivate an educational environment that supports equal access, participation and representation on all of its campuses and that provides educational and career opportunities for all.