Faculty Openings : Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture
Assistant or Associate Professor - Architecture - Tenure-Track
The Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture seeks qualified candidates for a full-time tenure track design position at the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor level.
Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a broad understanding of the discipline of architecture, as well as strong teaching and leadership abilities. We encourage candidates with multidisciplinary interests to apply.
The Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture offers its students and faculty a platform of Integrated disciplines - Architecture, Interior Architecture, Space Architecture, and Industrial Design - that work together to negotiate the complexities of contemporary design practice, making extensive use of our state-of-the-art digital and fabrication facilities. Situated in the heart of one of the most diverse and fast-growing cities in the United States, our College promotes the idea of the city as a laboratory for research, where design is considered a form of critical thinking, calling forth innovative solutions for contemporary conditions.
Candidates will be expected to teach design studios, conduct seminars and/or lecture courses, and to apply their research expertise to other programs and initiatives within the college. Opportunities are available to faculty including partnerships with community organizations or other institutions, supported research in one of the college research centers, and work with designLAB, tile professional arm of the college.
Qualified candidates for the position must have a Masters degree or its equivalent, as well as a degree in a design-related field, A strong record of design practice, scholarship, and teaching experience is desired. Candidates must present superior design and representation work, and demonstrate communication and collaboration skills.
Rank and salary will be appropriate to qualifications.
Only electronic applications will be accepted.
Submissions will be 8-1/2 x 11 pdf format in a single file no larger than 10 mb in size. Please label files with your last name ( jane_doe_cv.pdf ). When submitting via the email address (mwjohnso@Central.UH.EDU) please enter your name and position applied for in the subject heading ( jane doe, assistant/assoclate professor of archltecture, design ).
Applicants should provide the following: a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, work samples with candidate's role or responsibility Indicated, and contact information for three references.
Please email Matt Johnson at mwjohnso@Central.UH.EDU if you have questions.
Application review will begin December 3, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled.
The successful applicant is expected to start August 2013.
For more information about the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture, visit our website www.arch.uh.edu
Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action:
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.