National Organization of Minority Architects
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Auburn University
Full-time Lecturer / Senior Lecturer in Design and Technology

Job summary: The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture at Auburn University invites applications for a Lecturer position in Architecture with teaching responsibilities centered in design and architectural technologies, beginning August 16, 2015.

The Architecture program seeks candidates who are interested in building upon and extending the school’s tradition of teaching and learning through visualization, fabrication and construction. Candidates should have a strong interest in architectural technology and related professional experience in material and environmental technologies, building systems technologies, digital tools and practice skills and construction and fabrication. Candidates will be encouraged to continue and/or develop an active program of creative work within the discipline, which will be supported by the Architecture program.

The primary responsibility of a successful candidate for this position is to teach undergraduate architecture studios, courses and workshops in the architectural technologies course sequence. Teaching responsibilities include the following topic areas:

• Digital workflow and fabrication practices
• Parametric modeling and emerging computation methods and practices.
• Building envelope systems
• Building assemblies and systems integration
• Building performance simulation and analysis

The lecturer / senior lecturer position is structured as a nine month appointment renewable annually based upon performance. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. The Lecturer Title Series is a nontenure-track professional series for appointment of appropriately qualified individuals who contribute to the university’s academic mission by participation in activities that predominantly involve instruction.

Qualifications and Application
Candidates must hold a Master of Architecture or a Bachelor of Architecture plus a terminal degree in a related field. Preferred qualifications include: demonstrated ability to teach design studio and related courses in the topic areas described above, professional licensure, professional practice experience. The successful candidate will be a creative designer whose work is grounded in the problems of contemporary practice, and investigates current issues through techniques that can be translated to the professional architecture program setting.

Applicants must apply online at

Required submission materials include: 1) a letter of interest outlining their pedagogical and research interests; 2) a current curriculum vitae; 3) names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three current references.

In addition to the online submission, candidates must submit one print copy and one digital copy (on disk or drive) of a portfolio illustrating the candidate’s scholarly/creative work and (where applicable) examples of work illustrating prior teaching experience. This non‐returnable material should be mailed to:

Architecture Lecturer Search
School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture
104 Dudley Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
Attn: Sherry Hunt

The search committee will begin reviewing applications on March 1, 2015 and continue until the position is filled.

APLA has a 107‐year history of educating architects, interior architects, landscape architects and planners; and of contributing to the region and the profession through outreach, scholarship and creative work. The School has five allied degree programs: Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Interior Architecture, Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Community Planning, and a Master of Integrated Design & Construction. APLA resides in the College of Architecture Design and Construction along with the McWhorter School of Building Science and the School of Industrial and Graphic Design.

APLA is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching and service. Excellent interpersonal skills are required. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time this position is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability employer.

Date created: February 3, 2015