The Department of Architecture at Ball State University seeks applicants for a one-year full-time contract faculty position for the academic year 2022-23 available August 19, 2022. Major responsibilities include: undergraduate and graduate level architecture design studios as well as support courses in one or more of the following areas: architectural programming; research methods; architectural building technology (methods and materials of architectural construction); environmental systems (passive and active systems); structures; building systems integration; site design; history and theory of urban design.
At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Duties and Responsibilities: Teach undergraduate and graduate level architecture design studios as well as support courses in one or more of the following areas: architectural programming; research methods; architectural building technology (methods and materials of architectural construction); environmental systems (passive and active systems); structures; building systems integration; site design; history and theory of urban design.
Teaching: A base load of 24 hours per academic year will be assigned to teaching. This base load normally consists of 12 hours, each semester, which might include: a design studio (6-hour load) and two lecture/seminar courses (3-hour load each) or four lecture/seminar courses (3-hour load each).
Other: The faculty member may be required to perform other related duties and service as assigned by the Department Chairperson in place of a portion of the teaching load.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in architecture or related field from an accredited institution.
Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications: Professional degree in architecture (Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture); demonstrated ability to teach design studio and related courses in a professional degree program; professional license in architecture or a PhD; professional practice experience; evidence of outstanding design skills and excellence in architectural design work; evidence of contributions to the profession; evidence of the potential for teaching excellence; evidence of the potential for quality scholarship.
Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/31660. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and cover letter addressed to Alyce Fly.
In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.
The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through July 8, 2022.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.