Illinois Institute of Technology

Teaching Faculty, IIT & CTBUH Academic Coordinator


The Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) College of Architecture (COA), in partnership with the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH), seeks candidates for a joint appointment that will include teaching at IIT and serving as the Academic Coordinator at CTBUH. The position will support CTBUH CEO Antony Wood in the delivery of tall building / future city-focused design studios and seminar courses, and will help launch an exciting, multi-disciplinary graduate degree program that is a collaboration between IIT and CTBUH. Depending on experience and qualifications, the position ­­­may also support IIT’s PhD program and research. Candidates should therefore have a strong background in teaching and research in the subjects of architecture, tall buildings and future cities.

Candidates must have: A terminal degree in architecture, urban design, or a related field of study (M.Arch required; PhD desirable); demonstrated teaching, professional, and/or research experience in the areas of tall buildings and urbanism; proven ability and achievements in communicating fundamental architectural concepts through writing, presentation, and illustration.

Duties & Responsibilities include: Developing and implementing course plans and instructional resources in collaboration with IIT and CTBUH; teaching design studios and seminars; evaluating, monitoring and supporting student progress in courses and research; developing and implementing strategies for enrollment growth; steering academic initiatives for the CTBUH; overseeing CTBUH academic committees, managing projects, and engaging with academics around the world; contributing to CTBUH research projects that leverage academic resources; building effective partnerships with IIT, CTBUH members, and industry stakeholders.

Please send a compelling letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and work samples, to: CTBUH and IIT will begin reviewing applications December 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

CTBUH and COA are committed to diversity and inclusion. Accordingly, women, BIPOC, and candidates from other historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Illinois Institute of Technology is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer committed to enhancing equity, inclusion and diversity within its community. It seeks applications from all individuals regardless of race, color, sex, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

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