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Assistant Professor, Resilient and Regenerative Design

Post Date:

December 7, 2017

University/School:

University of Minnesota

Location:

Minneapolis, MN

Description

The University of Minnesota’s School of Architecture invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in resilient and regenerative design, to begin in the fall semester 2018. The MS in Sustainable Design program echoes the belief that issues of resilient and regenerative approaches to architecture cannot be separated from issues of ecological context, inclusion and diversity, and critical design. Positioned as a leader in resilience and regenerative design innovation, the school seeks a faculty member who can serve in the capacity of the program's director and lead its evolution, perhaps even its wholesale redesign, and critical development in years to come.  The ideal candidate will also develop a research agenda related to resilient/regenerative design and will work in close collaboration with the College of Design's Center for Sustainable Building Research, among the leading centers of its kind in the country.

Requirements include: M.Arch; architectural teaching experience, including architectural design studio, with an awareness of diverse backgrounds and viewpoints; scholarship or professional experience in design.

Diversity enriches the academic experience and provides knowledge base for innovation; therefore we strongly encourage professionals who have diverse backgrounds and perspectives to apply. See the complete job posting at http://z.umn.edu/ARCH-AsstProf. Review of applications begins 1/15/18.

SETTING

Minnesota is recognized as a progressive state and the Twin Cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul as one of the major design centers in the US.  Well known for its high quality of life, the Minneapolis/St. Paul metropolitan area offers world-caliber museums and theaters, exceptional parks system, outstanding historical landmarks, excellent educational opportunities, and access to a well-regarded health care system.  The Twin Cities are also home to 18 fortune 500 companies, in addition to thriving small local businesses, and a strong nonprofit sector.  For additional information, see our website at http://arch.cdes.umn.edu.

The University of Minnesota’s School of Architecture (in the multidisciplinary College of Design) is situated within a major research university that hosts an unusually broad range of disciplines, faculty and students. Partnerships and other productive connections have developed with other highly ranked colleges, departments and programs.

The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer. 

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