The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at the University of Texas at Arlington seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty member in Architecture, one of three positions to be filled for Fall of 2019. For this position, we seek applicants with a focus in ecological environments or similar fields of specialty, with particular attention paid to data visualization and digital technologies. The School has made a commitment to expanding environmental research within the built environment and the successful candidate will help strengthen our international academic initiatives. Candidates will be expected to teach design studios as well as electives in their area of expertise.
The School of Architecture recently marked its 50th year of leading in the field of architectural education. We now seek new faculty to help chart a course for the future. The school is part of the multidisciplinary College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs at the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, a metropolitan region rich in possibilities for research, creative practice, and cultural exploration. The college includes professional degree programs in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, planning, and public administration, as well as Ph.D. programs in planning and urban and public affairs that provide opportunities for collaboration amongst students and faculty. The School has particular strengths in design-build, digital fabrication, and community engagement and it has strong ties to the large professional design community in both Dallas and Fort Worth. For more information please visit www.uta.edu/cappa
The School of Architecture is also central to realizing the goals of the university’s 2020 Strategic Plan, particularly in its emphasis on Global Environmental Impact (details of the plan can be read athttp://www.uta.edu/strategicplan/). Faculty with research interests that relate to this theme are particularly encouraged to apply. The School is also committed to diversifying its faculty to better represent the student body, which is among the most diverse in the country; UT Arlington is certified as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education.
Professional degree in Architecture (M.Arch. or a B.Arch + graduate degree in architecture or an allied field); a research agenda related to ecological environments; teaching portfolio with strong evidence of data visualization and digital technology skills.
Licensure/professional registration is strongly preferred; experience mentoring women and minority faculty and students; experience related to international academic initiatives; record of peer-reviewed research/creative practice focused in an area related to Global Environmental Impact as defined in the university's 2020 Strategic Plan, a field of specialty in an area as noted above.
To apply, applicants should go to https://uta.peopleadmin.com/ and submit the following: a 1) current curriculum vitae, 2) a cover letter with a clear statement of goals for research and/or creative practice, 3) a portfolio documenting teaching, peer-reviewed research and/or creative practice and 4) three references
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 8465
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.