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Assistant Professor of Architecture: Design Computation

Post Date:

September 30, 2016


University of Nebraska, Lincoln


Lincoln, NE


The faculty invites motivated and energetic applicants to be a part of an emerging design school within a land-grant institution where faculty merge teaching, research and creative activity, and service to the university and community. The College of Architecture and the Architecture Program within pursues an innovative design research curriculum in which faculty interests, evolving pedagogies, and engagement combine in a creative environment that balances experimentation and innovation with professional and environmental responsibility. Uniting degree programs in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Community & Regional Planning, and with various minors including Product Design, the College promotes cross-disciplinary collaboration while maintaining a commitment to academic accreditation, student performance, and service to the future of its constituent professions. The Architecture Program consists of a pre-professional Bachelor of Science in Design followed by a 2-year M.Arch degree. The program also offers a 3-year M.Arch track and a research-based MS degree. The M.Arch program was reviewed by the NAAB in March of 2015 and was found to have met ALL conditions for re-accreditation (including two met with distinction.) We are pleased that in July 2015 the program received a full 8-year re-accreditation term.

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ARCHITECTURE: Design Computation – multiple positions possible

The Architecture Program in the College of Architecture seeks highly motivated candidates, versed in the discipline of architecture with a record of combining design teaching with a progressive design research agenda and a solid foundation in the application of design computation in their research. The program wishes to explore the future of design computation and its influence on architecture. The Assistant Professor, tenure-track candidate is expected to teach design studios at undergraduate and graduate levels as well as required courses and seminars / electives in a specific area of expertise. Recommended areas of emphasis within design computation include, but are not limited to, building construction technology, building performance, materials, collaborative workflow, digital fabrication, and advanced geometry modeling.

Minimum Required Qualifications

  1. Terminal degree in architecture (or international equivalent)

2.     Post-professional degree in architecture or a related field, or professional license in architecture (ABD or licensure-in-progress considered)

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Evidence of excellent design studio teaching with a particular interest in design research as demonstrated in the portfolio
  2. Experience applying design computation in research or creative work with a particular area of emphasis
  3. Evidence of excellent personal design work and/or research output, demonstrated in the portfolio
  4. Versed in the discipline of architecture as demonstrated in professional work or academic accomplishment
  5. Research or creative activity with demonstrated interest in intra-, inter-, and /or trans-disciplinary collaboration

Review of submissions will begin end of day January 4, 2017, and will continue until the position(s) is/are filled. The specific submission requirements to the College are listed below. Please note these materials will not be returned to the candidates.

To apply, go to, requisition F_160196  to complete the Faculty/Academic Administrative form.

Applicants must submit digital copies:

1. A full curriculum vitae

2. A brief statement outlining teaching goals including an outline of a potential elective course related to the applicant’s design research area

3. A brief statement outlining a design research agenda with evidence in the portfolio

4. Online portfolio containing design research and teaching work (25 pages & 50mb max); or email pdf of portfolio to Lori Bennett Baumli at

5. Contact information for three references (mail, telephone, and email)

Direct interest inquiries to:

Professor Steven Hardy, search committee chair

232 Architecture Hall

Lincoln NE 68588-0107

tel: 402.472.9233



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