University of Houston Assistant or Associate Professor: Architectural History, Theory & Criticism (1800-Present) in Houston, Texas

Job Description

The Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design seeks qualified candidates for a full-time tenure-track or tenured Architectural History, Theory & Criticism position with a focus on the Modern period (1800-Present) at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Candidates will be expected to demonstrate a broad understanding of the design disciplines, as well as strong teaching, scholarship and leadership abilities. We encourage candidates with an interest in multi-disciplinary research and collaborations.

The Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design offers its students and faculty a platform of integrated disciplines—Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Industrial Design—that work together to negotiate the complexities of contemporary design practice. 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.

Candidates will be expected to teach graduate/undergraduate lecture courses and seminars, and to coordinate History, Theory & Criticism programs and initiatives within the College, and also maintain a vigorous publication and research agenda.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in the discipline or its equivalent, and a professional degree in a design-related field is desired. A strong record of scholarship and demonstrated teaching effectiveness are required. Candidates must also demonstrate superior communication and collaboration skills. Familiarity with on-line education is also desirable.

Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applicants should provide the following: a letter of intent responding to the outlined duties and qualifications, curriculum vitae, work and publication samples with candidate’s role or responsibility indicated, and contact information for three references.

Submit application to: http://jobs.uh.edu/postings/32876

For further information or questions please contact: Matt Johnson, Associate Professor in Architecture and History, Theory, and Criticism Chair at mjohnson13@uh.edu.

Rank and salary will be appropriate to qualifications. Application review will begin January 16, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The successful applicant is expected to start mid August 2017.

For more information about the Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design, please visit: www.arch.uh.edu.

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree in the discipline or its equivalent, and a professional degree in a design-related field is desired. A strong record of scholarship and demonstrated teaching effectiveness are required. Candidates must also demonstrate superior communication and collaboration skills. Familiarity with on-line education is also desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

Job Title: Assistant or Associate Professor: Architectural History, Theory & Criticism (1800-Present)

Posting Number: F00338

Department: Dean, Architecture:H0024

Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience

Benefits Eligible?: Yes

Full-time/Part-time Status: Full-time

Special Instructions to the Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

Desired Employee Start Date: 09/01/2017

Posting Open Date: 10/10/2016

Open Until Filled?: Yes