Institute of Technology, Golisano Institute for Sustainability
Title: Instructional Faculty
Rank: Assistant/Associate Professor
Type: Tenure Track/Tenured
Master of Architecture Program
10059 Requisition# 850BR
Start Date: August 13, 2014
Master of Architecture Program in the Golisano Institute for
Sustainability (GIS) at Rochester Institute of Technology is seeking
applicants for a tenured or tenure track position at the rank of
Assistant or Associate Professor. Individuals must possess an impeccable
record of, and teaching passion in, design inquiry and exploration
grounded in building sciences, human factors, and ecological literacy.
Requirements include a professional degree in architecture, (B Arch, M
Arch, or D Arch) or a PhD in a field related to architecture. The
successful candidate will be responsible for teaching graduate studios,
technical courses, and theory seminars as well as scholarship
responsibility with particular focus on high performance design inquiry
and energy modeling. In addition, opportunities for cross-teaching and
research within GIS’s PhD and Master of Science programs, College of
Imaging Arts & Sciences (CIAS), and the College of Applied Science
and Technology (CAST) and Engineering programs will also be encouraged.
Please refer to the enclosed list of required minimum qualifications for
are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in
contributing to a community committed to Student Centeredness;
Professional Development and Scholarship; Integrity and Ethics; Respect,
Diversity and Pluralism; Innovation and Flexibility; and Teamwork and
Collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core
code, and diversity
Master of Architecture Program is aligned with the Golisano Institute
for Sustainability (GIS) and the College of Imaging Arts & Sciences
(CIAS). It is a candidate program for NAAB accreditation and provides a
uniquely dynamic, evolving and integrated curriculum organized around
four focus areas of technology, integrated practice, urbanism, and
sustainability. The successful candidate will be responsible for
teaching graduate studios, technical courses, and theory seminars as
well as scholarship responsibility with particular focus on high
performance design inquiry and energy modeling. In addition,
opportunities for cross-teaching and research within GIS’s PhD and
Master of Science programs, CIAS, and the College of Applied Science and
Technology (CAST) and Engineering programs will also be encouraged
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institutes emphasizing career education and experiential learning.
With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate students,
RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT
offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science,
business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute
for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education
as a “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is responsive
to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate
located on Lake Ontario, is the 79th largest city in the United States
and the third largest city in New York State. The Greater
Rochester region, which is home to nearly one million people, is rich in
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A professional degree in architecture (B Arch, M Arch, or D Arch) or PhD
in a field related to architecture
Evidence of three (3) years minimum of practical design or teaching
experience (full-time equivalent) including urbanism, integrated
practice, technology, and sustainability
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing
commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
In addition to the required minimum qualifications above, candidates
seeking the rank of associate professor must have a proven record of
scholarly research, excellent teaching, and strong service commensurate
with an associate professor
Professional registration is also highly preferable as well as a
demonstrated ability to work with other professions and/or academic
• Current license to practice architecture in the U.S. or be eligible for license transfer via the National Council of Architectural Registration Board's (NCARB) Broadly Experienced Foreign Architect (BEFA) Program.
Search: 850BR. Please submit your cover letter addressing the listed
qualifications, professional experience, and indicate which faculty rank
and tenure status you wish to be considered for; a full curriculum vita;
a portfolio of practice, teaching, and scholarly work; a statement of
teaching philosophy/ideology; a research statement; a
"contribution to diversity” statement; and the names and
contact information of three references.
can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: firstname.lastname@example.org
using the subject title “Architecture Position”
Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013 and continue until acceptable candidates have been identified. Candidates are encouraged to apply by February 1, 2014.
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orientations, gender identity, gender expression, national origin,
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programs and activities.
POSITION IN INTEGRATED DESIGN IN ARCHITECTURE
A FOCUS ON ENERGY
School of Architecture and Planning at the University at Buffalo, State
University of New York, invites applicants for a full-time faculty
position in Integrated Design in Architecture with a focus on Energy, at
the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, beginning August 2014. The
selected candidate will hold a tenure-track or tenured faculty position
in the Department of Architecture. The School encourages applications
from architects and researchers focusing on sustainable design through
design research, scholarship, and practice.
candidates will demonstrate excellence in synthesizing exceptional
design with a response to pressing contemporary issues of energy and
environment. A track record of interdisciplinary collaboration is
preferred. This position is partially funded by the University’s newly
formed Renew Institute (Research and Education in eNergy, Environment
and Water), an interdisciplinary research entity created to address
urgent global problems. There will be opportunities available to
participate in the development of this Institute through this position.
Candidates must hold a professional degree in architecture and
preference will be given to those with post-professional and doctoral
successful candidate will be expected to teach design studios, required
environmental controls courses and new energy related seminars at the
graduate and undergraduate levels. The Department is committed to
advanced uses of information technology in education, practice and
research. The successful candidate should exhibit knowledge of using and
teaching these in his/her courses. Design based research forms the core
of the department’s graduate pedagogy and faculty work, and the
successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in their
area of expertise within the School and the University.
of applications will begin January 15, 2014 and continue until the
position is filled. To initiate your application, visit UBJobs
for posting number 13008060.
materials submitted via the online system include:
a letter of interest clearly summarizing your research interests,
creative practice, and teaching experience;
a detailed curriculum vitae; and
the names and contact information for three references.
completing the online application, applicants should submit a digital
portfolio (in PDF format) via email to ap-IntegEnergyDesign@buffalo.edu
with the subject line “Faculty Position in Integrated Design.”
University at Buffalo is a major public research institution with a
diverse international student body. Located in western New York at the
border with Canada, Buffalo has excellent transport links to major US
and Canadian cities. The City of Buffalo and the region provide multiple
opportunities for engaging research and critical practices.
Department of Architecture offers undergraduate (BS) and graduate (MArch)
degrees in architecture, graduate degrees (MSc) in specialized
scholarship in Urban
and Historic Preservation, Inclusive Design, and Situated Technologies,
and dual degree options with the Department of Urban and Regional
Planning (MUP), the Department of Media Study (MFA), and the School of
Management (MBA). For more information about the School and our
programs, visit: http://www.ap.buffalo.edu.
Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
SBSE Election 2013 Results
Results have been tabulated and
verified. Our new President-Elect is Alfredo Fernandez-Gonzales
with 68% of the vote and Secretary/Treasurer is
Thanks too to Leonard Bachman who rolls off the board as Past-President emeritus and to Troy Peters who has served multiple terms as our Secretary/Treasurer (and has graced our contact page with the most profound mug shot).
Ihab Elzeyadi steps into the Board role of Past-President where ha can continue to serve the SBSE community well.
These results are effective immediately, but transition will take a bit of time for all.
ARCC/EAAE 2014 Conference: Beyond Architecture: New Intersections & Connections
We are pleased to announce the ARCC/EAAE 2014 International Conference "Beyond Architecture: New Intersections & Connections" hosted by the School of Architecture, University of Hawaii at Manoa, scheduled for February 12-15, 2014. Please click here for more information. Note that the deadline for abstracts has been extended to July 1, 2013, at 5pm HST.
We hope you will consider submitting an abstract, and joining us in Hawaii next year.
PLEA 2014 – Passive and Low Energy Architecture
are pleased to inform you that the 30th International PLEA Conference
(will be held 16–18 December 2014 in Ahmedabad, India. The conference
will be hosted by CEPT University. Please visit www.plea2014.in
for more information.
World SB14 Barcelona Oct 28–30, 2014
challenge at World SB14 Barcelona is to
introduce, before all building sector stakeholders, the need to answer
the demands that this sector has on a local level having in mind the
global challenges that Humanity is facing.