The School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture at Auburn University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Architecture with teaching responsibilities centered in design studio and either or both of specialized topic areas indicated below, commencing August 2024.
APLA has a 116-year history of educating architects, interior architects, landscape architects and planners. The school contributes to the profession and to communities both locally and globally through creative work. APLA is comprised of four allied disciplines: Architecture, Interior Architecture, Environmental Design, and Landscape Architecture, and offers both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree options. The School resides in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction along with the School of Industrial and Graphic Design and the McWhorter School of Building Science.
The Architecture program seeks candidates who are interested in contributing to and extending the school’s strong tradition of teaching and learning through conceptualization, visualization, fabrication, and construction. Candidates should have a strong interest in teaching either of the following:
Position 1: Beginning Design
(foundation studios that provide basic preparation for architectural design in spatial configuration, graphic communication, and humanistic aspects of design.)
Position 2: Integrated Design
(upper-level design studios that incorporate social, technical and environmental elements into architectural design.)
Successful candidates are expected to teach relevant courses in analog and representational skills in digital media or in building technology.
The primary responsibilities of the appointment include teaching, research, and service. The successful candidates for these positions will be able to teach undergraduate architecture studios, lecture courses, and/or seminars/ workshops. Candidates will be expected to develop and maintain an active program of scholarly and creative work within the discipline. APLA is particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, outreach, and service. Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.