New Jersey Institute of Technology


Assistant/Associate Professor of Computational Architecture and Urbanism


The J. Robert and Barbara A. Hillier College of Architecture and Design at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) invites applications for a full-time tenure-track appointment in Computational Architecture and Urbanism at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The appointment is within the School of Architecture at the Hillier College of Architecture and Design, with anticipated cross-disciplinary engagement with students in the School of Art + Design as well.

The successful candidate will demonstrate accomplishments as a designer in architecture and urbanism, an established research agenda grounded in the integration of computation in architectural and urban design processes and exceptional teaching capabilities. The candidate is expected to have expertise in the use of generative and simulation techniques in design and familiarity with other emerging computational techniques such as the use of artificial intelligence. The successful candidate should be able to teach design studios, core courses and courses in computational design. Minimum qualification is a terminal degree in architecture, computation, or a related field, with a PhD preferred.

The Hillier College at NJIT benefits from a particular set of circumstances that offer faculty and students exciting opportunities for teaching and learning, research, and service. It has graduate and undergraduate programs in architecture, planning, interior, industrial, and digital design, and faculty members from similarly diverse fields. It is one of six colleges and schools in a public polytechnic university that attracts a diversity of students and that encourages collaboration across disciplines. It is located in Newark, NJ, in proximity to New York and to many other urban communities in New Jersey and the larger metropolitan area.

You will need to submit a CV, cover letter, statement of interest, and a list of three references. Applicants should provide a link in their cover letter to a digital portfolio containing samples of scholarly work, research and design projects, and students’ work in a PDF Format. Applicants are encouraged to apply by December 1, 2019. The position, however, will remain open until filled.

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As an EEO employer NJIT is committed to building a diverse and inclusive teaching, research, and working environment and strongly encourages applications from individuals with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women.