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Adjunct Professor in Architecture

University of the District of Columbia
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jul 29, 2021

Number of Vacancies: 1

Area of Consideration: Open To The Public

Employment Status: Part -Time, Temporary

Pay Plan, Series & Grade: ES0000/0000/01

Salary Range: varies depending on assignment; minimum $950 per credit hour

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Location: 4200 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008

Brief Description of Duties

The Department of Architecture and Urban Sustainability at The University of the District of Columbia, College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) seeks candidates for an Adjunct faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Architecture and Community Planning programs, with a start date of approximately August 16, 2021

This position requires the Assistant/Associate Faculty Member to meet a specific need to:
  • Teach design studios in the undergraduate (B.S. in Architecture) program, as well as lecture and seminar courses in their area of expertise at either the undergraduate or NAAB accredited (candidate). With specific expertise in teaching the following courses:
at the undergraduate level.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Utilize a variety of assessment techniques to ensure achievement of student learning outcomes.
  • A willingness to familiarize themselves with a variety of instructional delivery methods, including on-line learning and social media, to provide educational content and opportunities supported by evidence-based research and individual expertise.
  • Demonstrate a familiarity with, or willingness to learn, Blackboard and Banner systems or other learning management systems.
  • Be familiar with the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) accreditation standards.
  • Work collaboratively with the Department Chair, Associate Dean, Program faculty, other academic units in CAUSES land-grant programs as well as with District of Columbia (DC) agencies and service providers to effectively address DC and national program priorities related to professional Architecture practice.
  • Perform general student advisement, hold office hours, and perform course reviews with appropriate corrective/enhancement actions.
Minimum Job Requirement
  • Terminal degree in Architecture (M.Arch. or B.Arch plus post-professional master’s degree in architecture or related field.
  • Practice experience and Registered Architect (required) in one of the 54 U.S. jurisdictions, licensure in the District of Columbia (preferred).
  • Strong interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with and adherence to NAAB accreditation standards.
Information to Applicant

Condition of Employment: Temporary employment may be ended at anytime with or without cause.

Collective Bargaining Unit: Dependent upon certain criteria, this position may be eligible for representation and require payment of union fees through direct payroll deduction.

Employment Benefits: Due to the temporary nature of this appointment, this position is ineligible for benefits.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with the D.C. Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section 2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived: race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, familial status, family responsibilities, matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information, disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act. Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated. Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.

Veterans Preference: Applicants claiming veteran’s preference must submit official proof at the time of application.

Visa Sponsorship: At this time, the University of the District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g. H-1B). This job is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

Drug-Free Workplace: Pursuant to the requirements of the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute occurring in the workplace.

Background Investigation: Employment with the University of the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based on the results of a background investigation.

Disposition of Resume: Resumes received outside the area of consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC application will be required.

Job Offers: Official Job Offers are made by the University of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.

Contact Information: All inquiries related to employment and job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human Resources at (202) 274-5380.

The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please visit: ​​​​​​ .

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