Northeastern University


The School of Architecture at Northeastern University announces a search for an Assistant Professor, tenure-track, with a particular focus on the integration of data and technology into the design and construction of built environments – buildings, cities, landscapes. Teaching responsibilities will include studio and seminar or lecture courses. The position has an anticipated start date of Fall 2020.

This position is part of a cluster-hire across CAMD, building upon the success of that academic units’ innovative pedagogical approach to Information Design, Data Visualization, and Data Storytelling. Through this particular hire, the School of Architecture will contribute to this nationally recognized interdisciplinary team of scholars and designers through cutting edge expertise in building science, a field increasingly informed by advanced data modeling at various scales, ranging from the building component to the globe. This new position will also build upon the School of Architecture’s strong building technology faculty and on its established links to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, as well as working to forge new relationships with other parts of the College and University. In addition, this new faculty member will have the opportunity to forge research initiatives in close collaboration with the newly formed Center for Design.

The School of Architecture aspires to educate students from diverse perspectives and voices towards the creation of inclusive and welcoming communities. The School considers inclusivity and the diversity of faculty background, culture, experience and study to be especially valuable for our collective knowledge, perspective and creative abilities. Candidates should be committed to fostering diverse and inclusive environments as well as to promoting experiential learning, which are central to a Northeastern University education.

All applications must be submitted electronically at Applicants should submit a CV and a letter of application. Candidates should also provide the contact information of three references. References, dossiers, and examples of research, creative or published work may be requested at a later date. Applications received on or before November 20 will be guaranteed full review. Inquiries may be directed to Associate Professor Ivan Rupnik, PhD, chair of the search committee,