The College of Architecture, Design and Construction at Auburn University is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Professor and Head of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture.
Established in 1907, the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture at Auburn University maintains a dynamic, ongoing engagement with the architecture and landscape architecture professions. The School has recently renovated its existing facilities in Dudley Hall, which are equipped with state of the art technology and equipment. There are approximately 450 students enrolled in the undergraduate Architecture, Interior Architecture and graduate Landscape Architecture programs. In addition to the main campus programs, the School Head also provides oversight of remote, immersive design and research programs including: Rural Studio in West Alabama, Urban Studio in Birmingham, Alabama as well as academic centers in Rome, Italy and Istanbul, Turkey. The School Head works closely with the 35-member faculty and staff, and is the School’s liaison with the Dean's Office in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction, as well as with the heads of the other two schools within the college. (For more information about the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture at Auburn please see http://www.cadc.auburn.edu/architecture).
Auburn University, a premier land-grant institution, was chartered in 1856. Over the past 15 years, Auburn has consistently been ranked by US News and World Report as one of the top 50 public universities in the United States. The university has 1,209 full-time faculty and enrolls 25,912 regional, national, and international students. The town of Auburn is a growing and affordable community with outstanding public schools. (Please see http://www.auburn.edu/.)
The College of Architecture, Design and Construction at Auburn University, established in 1907, is comprised of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture, The McWhorter School of Building Science and the School of Industrial and Graphic Design. These academic units offer undergraduate and graduate degree programs that are consistently recognized both institutionally and nationally for their academic excellence and their on-going innovations in the fields of design, construction and related education. (Please see http://www.cadc.auburn.edu/.)
The Head of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture is poised to play a key role in the context of a multidisciplinary college that emphasizes integrated practice and collaboration. As an academic unit, the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture maintains a strong commitment to excellence in teaching as well as an exemplary working relationship with the professional community and industry. The School is a leader in design and outreach education, and research in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Interior Architecture. The Head of School provides vision, leadership and support for the School's academic, professional and scholarly research goals and initiatives.
This is a 12-month, tenured position. Rank and salary are commensurate with experience.
Terminal degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, OR 1st professional degree in Architecture or Landscape Architecture along with a master’s degree in a related discipline.
Academic and/or professional record that merits appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor with tenure
Demonstrated leadership and management skills
Experience with resource and budget management
Record of outstanding written, interpersonal and digital communication skills
Recognized accomplishments in teaching, scholarship, research and professional practice
Experience with integrated practice and/or collaborative learning
Commitment to public service through direct experience with academic outreach programs and/or applied research
Experience at developing and maintaining productive partnerships with the community and the profession
Experience at obtaining external funding
PhD in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Architecture or related discipline and/or professional licensure
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Required Application materials:
Letter of interest specifically addressing above qualifications
Current curriculum vitae and digital portfolio of design work
Names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses of four references
Review of applications will begin on 1 December 2016 and will continue until a candidate is recommended for appointment. Start date is tentatively set for July 2017. Candidates selected must be able to meet eligibility requirements in the U.S. at the time appointment is scheduled to begin and continue to work legally for the proposed term of employment.
Auburn University is an EEO/VET/Disability Employer.