[Bldg-rate] HELP WANTED - Job Posting

Price,Courtney cnp45 at drexel.edu
Tue Feb 12 14:28:08 PST 2013

Position Title: Assistant/Associate/ or Full Professor of Architecture in Environmental Building Design

Job Overview: The Department of Architecture + Interiors at Drexel University seeks qualified applicants for a full-time position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor beginning August 1, 2013. This is a tenure-track or with-tenure appointment. We are seeking an energetic colleague who will be responsible for maintaining and extending the discipline of architecture through their research, teaching and participation in the governance of the Department and College.

Qualifications: The Department seeks candidates with an established research agenda in the area of performance-driven analysis utilizing computational modeling and simulation.  Applicants should possess a Master of Architecture and/or a Ph.D. in the applied sciences.  A record of successful grant applications is desirable.   The successful candidate will be expected to work collaboratively with design faculty and University partners integrating advanced simulation research with the means, methods and practices of evidence-based design. This position offers an internationally competitive salary, substantial startup funds and the necessary university infrastructure to support advanced research activities. Rank at appointment is commensurate with experience.

Essential Functions:

*         This is an entirely new position for the Department and the selected candidate's grant-funded research in performance-driven simulation will advance the University's capacity to evaluate and develop prototypes that enhance building processes.

  *   The University administration is particularly interested in supporting collaborative, cross-disciplinary research and the selected candidate is expected to provide leadership in the recruitment and organization of additional University hires that will advance the research agenda listed above.
  *   Teaching and serving as research advisor to students in the Architecture + Interiors Department

Supplementary Posting Information: Drexel University's mission is to serve students and society through comprehensive integrated academic offerings enhanced by technology, co-operative education, and clinical practice in an urban setting, with global outreach embracing research, scholarly activities, and community initiatives.
Drexel University offers an attractive benefits package including tuition remission, a generous retirement package with matching funds (up to 11 percent) and an opportunity to join a talented team of professionals directly helping the University achieve its record growth and quality reputation.
Drexel is a private university in Philadelphia with a long history of providing innovative professional and academic education in an urban setting. The University has an enrollment of over 20,000 students in graduate and undergraduate programs and is ranked within the top 100 American comprehensive-research universities.  The University is pursuing an ambitious agenda to further enhance its research profile nationally and internationally. Two billion dollars in construction has been scheduled for the campus in the next few years and initiatives such as the ExCITe Center and Innovation Neighborhood seek collaborative, innovative and commercial applications for our faculty's research. The Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design offers 16 undergraduate (13 NASAD-accredited) and five graduate programs in media arts and design. The Department of Architecture & Interiors has over 300 students studying Architecture and 200 pursuing Interior Design. The faculty is noteworthy for its wealth of professional experience and commitment to teaching and research.  The Department is also launching a new design/build B.Arch program that will be oriented towards stabilizing and improving poor neighborhoods.

For consideration please apply online at www.drexeljobs.com<http://www.drexeljobs.com>. A review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should provide a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a portfolio of design work and or research, publications, and the names and contact information for three references.  Applicants should also describe their agendas for research and teaching in their area of specialization.

Background investigations are required for all new hires as a condition of employment, after the job offer is made. Employment will be contingent upon the University's acceptance of the results of the background investigation.

Drexel University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

To apply for this position, please apply online at: www.drexeljobs.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=76522 or visit www.drexeljobs.com<http://www.drexelmedjobs.com> and search for Assistant/Associate/ or Full Professor of Architecture in Environmental Building Design. The requisition number is 5060.

For more information about Drexel University, please visit www.drexel.edu<http://www.drexel.edu>.

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