Faculty position, School of Architecture, San Diego
The School of Architecture invites applications for a full-time assistant/associate faculty position in San Diego commencing August 2015. Qualified candidates will be considered for the administrative appointment as coordinator of the graduate architecture programs in San Diego.
The University: Woodbury is a private university with campuses in Los Angeles and San Diego and a strong history in design, architecture, and business, accredited by the Western Association of Schools & Colleges.
The School:Woodbury School of Architecture takes Southern California as a site for critical architectural investigation. Our undergraduate and graduate programs in architecture and interior architecture train students as entrepreneurs, architect citizens, and cultural builders.We prepare innovative learners who are adept at communicating and willing to cross the boundaries of knowledge in a rapidly changing and complex world. The School of Architecture offers graduate and undergraduate programs in Architecture and Interior Architecture.
The Program: The Architecture Department in San Diego offers a 5-year B.Arch degree, 2- and 3-year M.Arch degrees (NAAB accredited) and 1-year post-professional M.S.Arch degrees. Our faculty is composed of internationally recognized and award-winning architects who work closely with students, teaching the skills required to push the limits of practice, and debate the possibilities of our discipline.
Qualifications: Qualified candidates will have a terminal degree in Architecture and a record of outstanding achievement in teaching, practice, and/or research. Successful candidates should also have academic administrative experience and a demonstrated connection to professional/cultural organizations. Preference will be given to candidates with a demonstrated multicultural perspective and experience with the San Diego/Tijuana border region. Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with teaching experience and degrees held. Woodbury University does not have tenure.
Coordinator Responsibilities: Teach, advise, and recruit graduate architecture students; assist chair in overseeing graduate level curriculum development; identifying part-time faculty hires; evaluating faculty performance; managing departmental budget; lead assessment and NAAB accreditation processes; assist dean on development initiatives; serve on department, school, and university committees; maintain active professional and scholarly research; and perform other administrative responsibilities.
Application: Preference will be given to applications received by January 16, 2015, with the position open until filled. Complete digital application not to exceed 10 MB.