Faculty Openings Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture

ARCHITECTURE

Assistant or Associate Professor - Tenure-Track

Description

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 an interest in urban studies/urban design.

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.

Responsibilities

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, the professional arm of the college.

Qualifications

Qualified candidates for the position must have a Master’s 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.

Application

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 name (jane_doe_cv.pdf). When submitting via the email address (rself@uh.edu) please enter your name and position applied for in the subject heading (jane doe, assistant/associate professor of architecture, 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. International applicants must have an H1 B Visa.

Please email Ronnie Self at rself@uh.edu if you have questions.

Rank and salary will be appropriate to qualifications. Application review will begin January 25, 2014 and will continue until the position is filled. The successful applicant is expected to start August 2014.

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 and is strongly committed to diversity within its community. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.