Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD)

Assistant Professor of Architecture (Term appointment, non-tenure-track)

 

Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) is currently accepting applications for an Assistant Professor of Architecture (Term appointment, non-tenure-track) to teach in its Master of Architecture program.  The program is seeking a term-appointed (temporary, non-tenure-track) full-time faculty member beginning in January 2023 to teach design studios and courses in environmental systems, structures, and/or thesis research. The initial term of the appointment (dependent on sufficient enrollment) is three semesters: Spring 2023, Fall 2023, and Spring 2024, with the possibility of renewal. The KCAD M.Arch was established in 2014 and accredited by the NAAB in 2019. Situated within an art and design college, and located in the center of Grand Rapids, MI, the program values interdisciplinary connections and community engagement. Its curriculum is structured around a unique sequence of immersive seminars paired with design studios.

 

Required Education:

  • Master of Architecture degree from a NAAB-accredited (or recognized equivalent) college or university.

Required Work Experience:

  • Experience teaching (beyond Graduate Assistant/Teaching Assistant) in a NAAB-accredited architecture program
  • Professional architectural practice experience.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated commitment, experience and understanding for diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in architectural design.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in current architectural presentation techniques.
  • Demonstrated visual, written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three years teaching experience (beyond Graduate Assistant/Teaching Assistant) in a NAAB-accredited architecture program.
  • Post-professional master’s degree or Ph.D. in architecture or a closely related field
  • U.S. architectural license.
  • Three years of professional architectural practice experience.
  • Architectural curriculum development experience.
  • Research and teaching focus related to environmental systems, structures, and/or thesis research.

For a complete position posting or to apply, visit:

https://jobs.ferris.edu/en-us/job/495044/assistant-professor-of-architecture-term-appointment-nontenuretrack

 

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