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Visiting Faculty/ Professor of Practice - Department of Architecture, Design Open Pool

Employer
University of Oregon
Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 11, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Architecture
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Details



Visiting Faculty/ Professor of Practice - Department of Architecture, Design Open Pool

Job no: 533657

Work type: Faculty - Other

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Architecture/Art/Design, Instruction

Department: College of Design
Rank: No Rank
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins

Applications will be reviewed as needs arise

Special Instructions to Applicants

Along with your application, please include the following:
1. Cover letter that includes interest and major qualifications (up to 2 pages)
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Design teaching portfolio
4. Teaching statement (max 2 pages)

Department Summary

The Department of Architecture is part of the School of Architecture & Environment within the College of Design at the University of Oregon, an Association of American Universities member and tier-one research institution in the Pacific Northwest that is ranked “highest research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The Department of Architecture offers fully accredited graduate and undergraduate professional degrees in architecture, a master of science, concurrent master's degrees, and a Ph.D. in architecture.

The School of Architecture & Environment main campus and the architecture, landscape architecture, and interior architecture departments are in Eugene, Oregon. The Department of Architecture Portland Program is located in Portland, Oregon. Both Portland and Eugene are socially progressive, bike-friendly, and family-friendly cities with ambitious goals for carbon emissions reduction and for community well-being. The University of Oregon has an active Native American Student Union centered at the Many Nations Longhouse. The UO has new Black Studies, Latinx Studies, and Disability Studies minors, a new Black Cultural Center, and an emerging research and policy center on racial disparities and resilience. The new Kalapuya Ilihi Residence Hall at the University of Oregon houses academic communities in Art + Design, Media and Social Action, Native American and Indigenous Studies, and Social Activism. The School of Architecture and Environment is housed in the College of Design alongside the School of Art + Design and the School of Planning, Public Policy, and Management. For more information on the school and programs, please visit: https://archenvironment.uoregon.edu

Land Acknowledgement: The University of Oregon is located within the traditional homelands of the Southern Kalapuya. Following the Willamette Valley Treaty of 1855, the Kalapuya people were forcibly removed to the Coast Reservation in Western Oregon. Today, descendants are citizens of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon and the Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Indians of Oregon.

Position Summary

The Architecture Department at the University of Oregon invites applications for a Professor of Practice as a Visiting or Career Instructor. This is a part- or full-time position on the Eugene campus with a focus on teaching excellence in design studio and in professional practice pedagogy. The position includes teaching 4-5 courses (part time) to 8-9 courses (full time) during the fall, winter, and spring terms, and working collaboratively with colleagues to advance design studio pedagogy and engagement with design and professional practice.

We particularly invite applications from candidates who have the potential to deliver visionary design studio and subject area teaching that is informed by an active creative practice and by broad engagement with current discourses on topics in design processes, design practices, and/or community engagement. Candidates should demonstrate excellence and/or visionary innovation in design practice in architecture or at the intersection of architecture and another related discipline. Candidates should be positioned to support a diverse student body to develop the values, knowledge, skills, and practices they need to create better architecture and environments that resonate with people and their cultural, physical, and ecological worlds.

We encourage applications from historically marginalized and currently underrepresented communities including but not limited to ethnic and racial minorities, women, LGBTQ individuals, veterans, and people with disabilities. The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution dedicated to building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment.

Hiring selections and position types will be based on department needs.

Minimum Requirements

Assistant Professor (Visiting):
  • A terminal degree in Architecture or related discipline
  • Previous teaching and/or creative practice experience

    Associate Professor (Visiting):
  • A terminal degree in Architecture or related discipline
  • 6 years of teaching experience post-terminal degree OR
  • Same rank held at another university

    Professor (Visiting):
  • A terminal degree in Architecture or related discipline
  • 12 years of teaching experience post-terminal degree OR
  • Same rank held at another university

    Professor of Practice (Career)
  • A professional or terminal degree in Architecture or related discipline
  • Previous teaching and/or creative practice experience
  • Professional licensure in architecture or the equivalent in a related discipline.
  • Significant professional experience in a relevant field (level must be equivalent to that of a full professor)

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preference will be given to applicants who have demonstrated recognition of excellence and/or innovation in creative practice.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at https://clery.uoregon.edu/annual-campus-security-and-fire-safety-report.



    To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/533657/visiting-faculty-professor-of-practice-department-of-architecture-design-open-pool



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