Penn State UniversityJob Location:
University Park, PA
The Department of Architecture in the Stuckeman School at The Pennsylvania State University is seeking an exceptional designer for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The candidate must have a demonstrated record of excellence in creative practice and design scholarship, and a demonstrated ability to take a leadership role in design education. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate design studios, lectures and seminars in her/his area of expertise, and make contributions to the development of the existing design curricula. A demonstrated interest in inter- and cross-disciplinary collaboration in teaching and research within the College and University is desired. The appointee will be expected to pursue exemplary creative practice and design scholarship. Service to the School, College and University will be required, in addition to the profession and society. A terminal degree in architecture is required. Professional experience, architectural licensure and a Ph.D. degree are preferred.
The Department of Architecture supports a multiplicity of theories and methodologies contributing to today’s expansive architectural discourse. The department maintains strong ties to related disciplines on campus, including Architectural Engineering, Art History, Computing, Graphic Design, Landscape Architecture, Social, Biological and Material Sciences, Philosophy, and Visual and Performing Arts. We expect the successful candidate to contribute to the advancement of design scholarship, interdisciplinary teaching, research, and creative practice at departmental and university levels. Further information on the Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture can be found at http://www.stuckeman.psu.edu.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should electronically submit their applications, must include a letter of interest that positions the candidate in the arena of design and outlines his/her area of expertise, in addition to a curriculum vitae, and a list of three or more references who may be contacted. A portfolio (not exceeding 20 pages) with selected samples of teaching, creative, research, and professional practice achievements is also required. A more thorough and complete portfolio may be requested of selected finalists.