ARCHITECTURE: Tenure-Track Position at the rank of Associate Professor.
The School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation (http://www.arch.umd.edu) offers an opportunity for an Associate Professor to join the Architecture Program (http://www.arch.umd.edu/architecture/) in Fall
2014 as a member of a newly forming interdisciplinary research center for Sustainability in the Built Environment (SBE). The faculty member will join a new research team comprised of a Professor in the A. James Clark School of Engineering (http://www.eng.umd.edu/sitehome2.php) and two Assistant Professors in the College of Agriculture (http://agnr.umd.edu/), who will join with existing faculty and students in the three schools, to work together towards significant grants and research leading to discovery and innovation that enhances the sustainability of the built environment. Evidence of the strong collaborative culture among the three schools is the interdisciplinary research, teaching, and collaboration in a decade of Solar Decathlon (http://agnr.umd.edu/) competitions culminating in a first place win in 2011.
The focus of the position will be on the integration of environmental systems/performance and sustainable building and/or aggregate urban design. The faculty member shall have experience in investigating the interrelationships of building envelope design, building systems, energy utilization, daylight, human health, and/or air quality, for new construction, retrofit, and/or patterns of settlement.
This faculty position requires continuing development of funded research in SBE, teaching in the area of SBE with potential opportunities for participating in or leading architectural design studio, technology, and other complementary curricula, directing graduate student research, and service on Architecture Program and School committees. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong record of funded research (external sources or applied/creative work) and publication in the area of SBE along with innovative and excellent teaching. Desirable qualifications include experience with the design or operational performance of buildings, the application of research to the professional practice of architecture, and professional registration. Applicants must have completed a terminal degree in architecture, engineering, or another relevant field.
The School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Architecture, as well as graduate programs in Urban Planning, Historic Preservation, and Real Estate Development, dual masters degree programs, and an interdisciplinary PhD program, and is home to the National Center for Smart Growth Research and Education. The School has been designated as a U.S. Economic Development Administration University Center. Located inside the Beltway just outside Washington DC, the University of Maryland participates in the intellectual life of the nation's capital and benefits from close proximity to research institutes and funding agencies.
The Architecture Program encourages nominations and applications of qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.
For more information and to apply for this position please use this quicklink: http://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/21916
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.