Assistant Professor of Environmental Modeling and Simulation/Architecture

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Competitive Salary
Posted
Apr 02, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Architecture at Texas A&M University invites applications for an Environmental Modeling and Simulation cluster hire as a tenure-track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor with research and teaching interests in robotics, environmental modeling, and simulation. This full-time faculty position has an expected start date of the fall semester of 2021.

This position is part of a multidisciplinary, research-oriented, experiment-based cluster program between the Department of Architecture and the Department of Visualization that lays at the intersection of data-driven design, computer science, material research, and contemporary built environmental practice. The department expects candidates to have an established research agenda in computational design, with a specialization such as architectural geometry, simulation, robotics, computational fabrication, parametric modeling, augmented reality, visual computing, and immersive media/virtual reality.

The successful candidate will maintain a creative or scholarly inquiry with an active, contemporary focus aligned with the analysis, abstraction, and implementation of design and construction principles. Successful candidates should have a research-oriented doctorate in architecture, visualization, computer graphics, or related fields and possess built or creative work appropriate to their field of expertise.

Qualifications

Terminal degree in closely related field. The successful candidate will maintain a creative or scholarly inquiry with an active, contemporary focus aligned with the analysis, abstraction, and implementation of design and construction principles. Successful candidates should have a research-oriented doctorate in architecture, visualization, computer graphics, or related fields and possess built or creative work appropriate to their field of expertise. Additionally, the departments expect the candidate to be qualified to:

  • teach courses related to research interests and design that are integral to the degree programs offered by the departments,
  • mentor undergraduate and graduate research,
  • participate as a chair or committee member on masters’ final studies, masters’ thesis, and doctoral dissertations,
  • provide service to the public and the professions associated with the departments, and
  • contribute to governance and administration of the departments.

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications for all candidates.

Texas A&M University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Texas A&M is a Tier 1 research university with research centers and institutes dedicated to advancing the field. The Department of Architecture offers both undergraduate (BED) and graduate degrees (M. Arch, MS, and PhD). Further information about the Department of Architecture is available at http://dept.arch.tamu.edu/.

Application Instructions

Interested individuals should send a letter of application and curriculum vitae digitally via http://apply.interfolio.com/84954. Additional information (examples: a portfolio consisting of professional, teaching, research, and creative work and letters of recommendation) will be requested as needed in the hiring process.

The application deadline is 15 April 2021. Review of applications will continue until filled. The Department of Architecture are committed to diversity in their students, faculty, and curriculum. All qualified applicants are welcome to apply and given due consideration to bring our students the very best educational experience.

Questions regarding this position can be sent to Julie Wilson at jwilson@arch.tamu.edu.

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