Architectural History and Theory Faculty - Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor (without tenure), or Associate Professor or Full Professor (with tenure)
Location: Notre Dame, Indiana Open Date: Apr 19, 2021 Deadline:
Description:About the Notre Dame School of Architecture
The School of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame is committed to an architectural pedagogy that is based on the classical design traditions of the world. Our curriculum aims to study and renew these traditions by integrating their received design wisdom and meaning with emerging social needs, priorities, understandings and technical advances. It is our goal to prepare our students to address the urban and environmental challenges of contemporary societies worldwide, in order to safeguard our shared future for generations to come.
We hold firm in our belief that architecture and urbanism should be enduring, holistic and appropriate to their culture, climate and context. We seek colleagues who recognize the essential relationship between buildings, the city and nature; who understand the critical role the built environment plays in addressing complex social problems; and who foster the values of beauty, innovation, resilience and diversity within our curriculum.
The University seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, it is committed to building a culturally inclusive workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a school and to a university with a Catholic mission and identity.
The School of Architecture of the University of Notre Dame is seeking applications and nominations for the following faculty position: Tenure-Track Assistant or Associate Professor (without tenure), or Associate Professor or Full Professor (with tenure) in Architectural History and Theory. The position will be available starting July 1, 2021.
The School will consider outstanding candidates at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor to teach architectural history and theory survey courses and elective courses in a preferred field of specialty.
Teach undergraduate or graduate-level architectural history and theory survey courses in both the fall and spring semesters
Maintain an active scholarly research trajectory
Participation in meetings, committees, reviews, presentations, and other service activities throughout the academic year, both within the School of Architecture and the University.
Qualifications: Required: Applicants should have a Ph.D. or Doctorate in architectural or art history by the time of appointment; a record of excellence in research, as appropriate for the candidates rank; and a commitment to teaching excellence. ABD candidates may be considered. Tenured appointments require documented excellence in research and teaching and an emerging national reputation.
Preferred: Faculty with tenure and demonstrated administrative capability are encouraged to apply.
Faculty without tenure who demonstrate a promising research trajectory or portfolio of built work will also be considered and are welcome to apply.
Applicants with a strong commitment to the promotion of diversity, equity, and inclusion are strongly encouraged to apply.
Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply.
This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment Statement The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
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