The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at the University of Texas at Arlington seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Architecture to be hired for Fall of 2020 at the rank of assistant professor. For this position, we seek applicants with a focus on design-build. An additional interest in community engagement is encouraged.
The design-build program, through Parallel Construction (blog.uta.edu/parallel), a collaborative program delivering housing solutions for area families, is a vital contributor to the goals of the college as well as to the furtherance of Theme 2 of UTA's Strategic Plan: Sustainable Urban Communities (uta.edu/strategicplan/plan/themes/communities.php). Located in Dallas-Fort Worth, one of the largest and fastest-growing metropolitan regions in the country, Parallel Construction enjoys strong relationships with partners in the professional community, trade, industry and nonprofit sector. It seeks to advance its impact through thoughtful, contextually responsive projects that benefit our community and establish a trajectory of inquiry that enriches our students' experience and enables them to lead in the built future of our cities. Candidates should have a strong commitment to transdisciplinary approaches to challenging urban issues and advance our commitment to diversity and inclusion.
The faculty member in this position will provide leadership of CAPPA's fast-growing design-build program within its School of Architecture and will assist in the development of the UTA Community Design Center. The candidate who fills this position will be expected to teach courses related to design-build and provide leadership of the expanding design-build program and its curriculum as well as serve on departmental, college, and university committees.
A professional degree in Architecture (M.Arch. or a B.Arch + graduate degree in architecture or an allied field); record of peer-reviewed research/creative practice commensurate with appointment at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor.
Licensure/professional registration; experience mentoring women and minority faculty and students. Strong evidence of research/creative practice and teaching focused on design-build projects, community engagement, and sustainable design practices, as well as administrative experience, are highly desirable.
Review of applications will begin January 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Applicants must apply online at uta.peopleadmin.com/. A complete application includes: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) summary of current and proposed research (max. two pages), 3) statement of teaching interests (max. one page), 4) a portfolio of candidate's work and/or teaching, and 5) names and email addresses of three references.
Question regarding this position may be directed via email to Joshua Nason, Search Committee Chair at firstname.lastname@example.org.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 10599
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.