Opportunity: The College of Architecture and Environmental Design (CAED) at Kent State University invites applications and nominations for Program Director for its Bachelor of Science in Architecture (B.S.) and Master of Architecture (M.Arch) programs starting July 1, 2018. The successful candidate will help formulate and implement an ambitious vision for 21st-century architectural education through creative collaboration with faculty and as an integral member of the CAED’s leadership team. Candidates must demonstrate evidence of effective academic leadership along with exceptional teaching in architecture and research and/or creative work.
Application Process: Applicants are required to complete an online application on the Kent State University job site: http://jobs.kent.edu (search by position # 998058), and complete the online academic data form. Applicants should also include:
1) Letter of interest with a concise overview of the candidate’s vision for architectural education, teaching, research/scholarship, program leadership and personal design research agenda
2) Curriculum Vitae
3) Portfolio with evidence of research/scholarship, creative work and teaching, (e.g., course syllabi) (20-page max., 10 MB max.)
4) List of three references with phone numbers and e-mail addresses
Any questions may be sent to: William Willoughby, Chair, Architecture Program Director Search Committee, email@example.com, Kent State University, College of Architecture and Environmental Design, 132 S. Lincoln St., Kent, OH 44242.
Qualifications: Candidates must hold a terminal degree in Architecture or a related discipline. They must have four to five years’ relevant experience. Academic rank will be at, or eligible for, the tenured Associate Professor level. The successful candidate must be able to provide evidence and qualifications in the areas of teaching, research, and service that are commensurate with rank and tenure. Compensation, which includes a comprehensive benefits package, will be competitive and commensurate with experience.
About Kent State University, Architecture & Env. Design
Located midway between New York and Chicago in the Cleveland/Akron metro area, Kent State University is an ascending national research university in the heart of a burgeoning cultural and industrial region that is home to some of the world’s finest art museums, parks, universities, restaurants, theaters, music venues, and independent cinemas. These include recent buildings and landscapes designed ...by Coop Himmelb(l)au, James Corner, Frank Gehry, Farshid Moussavi, Laurie Olin, Stanley Saitowitz and Rafael Viñoly.