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Assistant Professor – 2 positions

Post Date:

November 21, 2018

University/School:

Louisiana State University

Location:

Baton Rouge, LA

Description




Assistant Professor – 2 positions

School of Architecture
Louisiana State University

The LSU School of Architecture seeks applicants for two full-time tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor rank. The School is interested in applicants with demonstrated teaching experience in both undergraduate and graduate level, and professional/academic expertise that will broaden its teaching base and research output in one or more of the following focus areas:

  • Beginning Design
  • Building Technology with an Environmental Focus
  • Architectural Fabrication
  • History, Theory and Practice of Architecture and Urbanism in the Global South

Candidates are expected to participate in scholarly and/or professional research activities, teach design studios, lecture courses and seminars in their area of expertise, provide service to the School, College, and University, and help in program development. Additional responsibilities include student advising and mentoring. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and position.

Required Qualifications:
Master of Architecture degree or a terminal degree in Architecture or a closely related field. Provide evidence of, or the potential for, teaching effectiveness, scholarship, innovative practice, communications skills, and collegiality.

Additional Position Information 
The LSU School of Architecture offers two professional and nationally accredited degrees: Bachelors of Architecture and Masters of Architecture. The College of Art & Design is a vibrant interdisciplinary unit composed of the Schools of Art, Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture. The LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio, the college’s new Doctor of Design degree program in Cultural Preservation (2017) and the Fabrication Factory, add a growing multidisciplinary dimension to the existing degree programs. Louisiana State University is dedicated to the development of a collaborative, globally engaged learning environment which highly values innovative, effective, and culturally creative practices and leadership skills. It is located in Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, a rapidly growing metropolitan area. Along with New Orleans nearby, South Louisiana is home to great historical traditions and diverse populations, known internationally for its music, food, native architecture and dynamic natural environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please attach ALL documents under the Resume/CV section of your application. Please provide a letter of application (cover memo) with a narrative description of your background, interests and qualifications for the position (no more than 1600 words). Describe courses you are qualified to teach, provide information about classes you have taught or helped teach in the past, and characterize your research plans and relevant practice experience. Submissions should also include a detailed curriculum vita (including an e-mail address), three references (providing names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses) and a portfolio of scholarly, teaching and creative work. The above should be attached to the university’s online application portal. Original transcripts will be required prior to hire.

Deadline
Application deadline is January 11, 2019. The application review will begin on January 14, 2019 and will continue until the candidates are selected. The position will remain open until filled. For information about the College please see: www.lsu.design and for information about the School please see: http://design.lsu.edu/architecture/

Contact
For more information regarding the position please contact Angeliki Sioli, Chair of the Faculty Search Committee, at asioli1@lsu.edu or 225-578-4267.

Background Check- An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits- LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; annual and sick leave; 14 paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption; training and development opportunities; employee discounts and more!

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer


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Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu.

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