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The School of Architecture and Design at New York Institute of Technology invites outstanding candidates for a full-time tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in Architectural Design, Computational Technologies, and Fabrication. This position will be based in our NYC and/or Long Island campuses and requires teaching, coordination and curriculum development at the graduate and undergraduate levels in advanced and integrative architectural design studios as well as courses, seminars and electives in this specialization.
The ideal candidate must demonstrate a track record of scholarly achievements, creative activities and professional practice with an agenda to advance computational design approaches engaging with critical and entrepreneurial perspectives crucial to the advancement of technology innovation.
Candidate responsibilities for a successful academic path will include teaching, research and service. Essential will be the contribution to the School’s curriculum development, studio sequences coordination, participation in program accreditation, student mentoring and advising, retention and recruitment initiatives, and in service activities to the community, the SoAD, and the Institution.
Areas of emphasis include experience with complex architectural projects and the integration of building systems,technical documentation, material explorations and fabrication processes. It will be desirable to have candidates with skills and interest in one or more of this areas: robotics, coding, algorithms, programming languages, big data, simulations, augmented reality, computational modeling, machine learning, and/or artificial intelligence applied to architecture.
We are seeking a candidate to infuse our curricula with innovative and intrepreneurial perspectives, interested inemerging technologies informing creative pedagogical models and the pursuit of new knowledge at the NYIT School of Architecture and Design.
Critical will be an evolving research agenda with definition of future aspirations and supported by projects, publications, internal and external funding. The candidate will be expected to have an active role in the development of cross-disciplinary research projects leading to the expansion of collaborations and partnerships with other universities, with the profession and the industry, nationally and internationally, contributing to NYIT’s excellence and to the enhancement of NYIT’s reputation.
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First professional degree in Architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch or international equivalent) plus professional license or post professional Masters and/or PhD.
Assistant Professor: ability to teach topical courses/seminars/electives in the area of the position description; ability to teach architectural design studios.
Associate Professor: ability to teach topical courses/seminars/electives in the area of the position description as demonstrated with at least 4 years of relevant teaching experience; ability to teach architectural design studios.
Evidence of specialized research, academic, professional/creative activities and achievements with a strong and innovative design sensitivity
Record of interdisciplinary collaborations
Contributions in externally funded research
Applicants should submit the following in digital format (PDF):
Curriculum Vitae (clearly stating contributions to team projects)
Statement addressing the candidate’s pedagogic approach, research interests and professional accomplishments
Portfolio of teaching, professional and/or research work (PDF, max 5 MB) (clearly stating contributions to team projects)
Name and contact information of three references
The search committee will begin reviewing applications on January 28, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Appointment will begin in the Fall 2020 semester.