Assistant Research Professor of Architecture

Location
Indiana, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Dec 17, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Posting Details

Position Title

Assistant Research Professor of Architecture

Additional Information

The Department of Architecture offers undergraduate and graduate Architecture programs that emphasize the education of Architecture and historic preservation students through design studio, immersive and experiential learning, design computation, digital fabrications, engagement with social and environmental justice issues, and critical practice in pursuit of preparing the next generation of leaders in architecture and historic preservation.
We are committed to reaffirm the values of social equity and environmental responsibility, in particular as they relate to the design of the built environment.

Benefits and Community

https://www.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/benefits-and-community/faculty

Relocation

https://www.bsu.edu/about/administrativeoffices/humanresources/jobs/working-at-ball-state/relocation

Appointment Type

Non-Tenure-track/Contract

Length of Appointment

FT Academic Year

Description

The Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning ( CAP ) at Ball State University has a rich history in community engaged, professionally grounded, innovative and impactful design education.
The Department of Architecture at Ball State University seeks applicants for one “Design Innovation Fellow,” full-time contract faculty position available for the academic year 2021-22, starting August 17, 2021, renewable for an additional year upon favorable intermediate review. The fellowship intends to support individuals committed to expanding and advancing the culture of architecture and design through creative practice or research. The primary emphasis of the position is centered on innovative research within the field of architectural design.
The Department of Architecture offers undergraduate and graduate Architecture programs that emphasize the education of architecture and historic preservation students through design studio, immersive and experiential learning, design computation, digital fabrications, engagement with social and environmental justice issues, and critical practice in pursuit of preparing the next generation of leaders in architecture and historic preservation. We are committed to reaffirm the values of social equity and environmental responsibility, in particular as they relate to the design of the built environment.
Major responsibility: teach in our professional graduate and/or undergraduate architecture programs. Includes design studios and/or support courses (lecture/seminar) that could support the applicant’s research agenda. Areas of fellow investigation include but are not limited to emerging design media such as industrial robotics and contemporary fabrication techniques, innovative material assembly research, environmental technologies and building performance, etc.
A 25% release for research will be available to assist the Fellow’s pursuit of a vigorous design/research agenda that culminates in an exhibition, public lecture or exhibit, and potential publication of work at the conclusion of the fellowship.

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in Architecture or related field from an accredited college or university required by date of appointment.

Authorization to work in the US

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of excellence in contemporary design, technologies, systems, visualization and fabrication methods; design research, design methodologies and scholarship; ability to articulate agenda for fellowship duration; potential to take on a leadership role in shaping the future discourse of design disciplines.

Required Certifications/Licensures

Pre-Employment Screening

Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.

Position Title(s) Supervised

None.

EEO Statement

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

EEO /AA Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

About Ball State University

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

Department

Architecture:200020

Department Information

Department Email or Phone Number

tamccord@bsu.edu

Posting Number

202000676F

Number of Vacancies

1

Desired Start Date

08/01/2021

Position End Date

05/31/2021

Posting Date

12/17/2020

Applications Accepted Through Date

04/01/2021

Open Until Filled

No

Information regarding transcripts

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Special Instructions Summary

Search Committee Chair Name and Contact Information

Andrea Swartz – aswartz@bsu.edu.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Portfolio
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Undergraduate Transcripts
  3. Letter of Recommendation 1
  4. Master's Transcripts
  5. Letter of Recommendation 2
  6. Doctorate Transcripts
  7. Letter of Recommendation 3


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