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Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor and Director of Digital Fabrication
University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Date Posted Mar. 6, 2023
Title Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor and Director of Digital Fabrication
University University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
Buffalo, NY, United States
Department Architecture
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Architecture/Landscape Architecture
The Department of Architecture at the University at Buffalo - The State University of New York (SUNY) seeks applications for a clinical assistant/associate professor (professor of practice) and director of digital fabrication.

With one of the premier fabrication workshops in the country, the university has invested significant resources the past three years to advance digital fabrication capabilities. This includes new robotic, CNC, laser, waterjet, 3D printing, and AR/VR technologies. The ambition of these investments and this search is to bolster faculty research, amplify students’ educational and career opportunities, expand the department’s industry partnerships and capacity for built projects, and launch innovative new programs. Building on Buffalo’s history as a hub of social and technological innovation, as well as SUNY’s and UB’s commitment to a world-class campus, the selected candidate will have the opportunity to lead transformative changes to the department’s digital fabrication facilities.

The department is interested in candidates from various backgrounds, including those with industry, professional, and/or academic experience. The department also seeks to address the under-representation of women and minorities among its faculty, and asks all candidates, regardless of background, to demonstrate a commitment to inclusive excellence. This includes the ability to work with under-represented students, faculty, staff, and partners.

Enthusiasm for and capacity to learn new software, tools, and techniques are essential. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to working with faculty, staff, and students to promote a positive and inclusive climate, while fostering a spirit of innovation. While candidates are not required to have experience in all areas, the position entails:
• teaching core architectural courses and/or specialized courses in digital fabrication
• developing new, specialized degree programs
• supporting faculty research, including proposal development and project delivery
• cultivating industry partnerships
• supervising student assistants

Outstanding Benefits Package
Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. Visit our benefits website to learn about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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