The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (APLA) at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a dual appointment in the Interior Architecture and Architecture programs commencing August 2021.
APLA has a 114-year history of educating architects, interior architects and landscape architects. The school contributes to the region and to the profession through outreach, scholarship and creative work. APLA has four allied degree programs: Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Interior Architecture and Bachelor and Master of Landscape Architecture. The Bachelor of Interior Architecture is offered as an imbedded concurrent degree with the first-professional Bachelor of Architecture degree. APLA recently celebrated 90 years of interior design education and 20 years since the founding of the Interior Architecture dual-degree program. APLA 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 Interior Architecture program seeks candidates with a strong interest in the inter-disciplinary field of Interior Architecture, particularly in productive combinations with Architecture and Landscape Architecture. The successful candidate will be required to maintain an active scholarly program disseminated through appropriate disciplinary, peer-reviewed venues. Funding is available to support these activities. Responsibilities of the appointment include teaching design studios in Interior Architecture and Architecture and lectures/seminars in one or more of the following topic areas:
- Emerging computation and fabrication processes
- Visualization including environmental performance simulation and/or material/spatial imagination
- History and theory of Interior Architecture
APLA is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and service. Excellent communication skills are required.