Job Title Assistant Professor of Environmental Design (Tenure-Track)
Posting Number P0409F
Job Description Summary
The School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture (APLA) at
Auburn University invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor
position with an appointment in the Environmental Design program. We seek
candidates who have the desire and potential to help the growth of the
Environmental Design program by utilizing their professional experience and
translating it into creative and engaging teaching and research practices.
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience and
qualifications, and it will be based on a nine-month academic year
appointment. The position has a desired start date of January 1, 2021.
The Environmental Design program (ENVD) is an inter-disciplinary, non-
professional program in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape
Architecture in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction. The
program builds its strength on an understanding of the interconnected nature
of all design and construction disciplines. Real-life projects, human-centric
problem-solving methods, and design and systems thinking, are continuous
threads throughout the ENVD curriculum. ENVD graduates are nimble and
adaptable designers who are ready to tackle complex challenges in the built
environment, and at the same time, are well prepared to pursue a graduate
degree in a number of design and construction related fields.
The individual in this position will be expected to:
1. Teach undergraduate courses within the ENVD program.
2. Work with student organizations and/or mentor students.
3. Collaborate with other disciplines within the school, college and
4. Interact with the ENVD advisory and curriculum committee, and ENVD alumni.
5. Pursue the scholarship of teaching, research, and/or outreach in
accordance with the mission of the University.
This position includes teaching multiple 3-credit hour courses per semester
(estimate of 3 per semester). Candidates will be expected to continue and/or
develop an active program of scholarly and creative work within any discipline
represented in APLA. APLA is especially interested in candidates who can
contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through
their teaching, research, outreach, and service. Excellent interpersonal
skills are required.
Minimum qualifications: 1) A Master's degree in Architecture, Landscape
Architecture, Construction Management, Design, or a related field, at the time
employment begins, 2) evidence of strong communication skills, 3) evidence
of the potential to be an excellent teacher and evidence of the potential to
effectively relate to ENVD students, and 4) evidence of the potential to
develop a scholarly agenda.
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
Excellent communication skills required.
Auburn University is an EEP/Vet/Disability Employer.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required online submission materials include: 1) a letter of interest
outlining the candidate's pedagogical and research interests; 2) a current
curriculum vitae; 3) a print-ready digital portfolio illustrating the
candidate's scholarly/creative work and (where applicable) examples of work
illustrating prior teaching experience; 4) names, email addresses, and
telephone numbers of three current references. In addition to online
submission, candidates must submit one print copy of the portfolio as
described. This non-returnable material should be mailed to:
ENVD Faculty Search
College of Architecture, Design and Construction
104 Dudley Hall
Auburn, AL 36801
Attn: Magdalena Garmaz
Apply onlne at: https: // www. auemployment.com/postings/25049
Review of applications will begin on September 24, 2021 and continue until the
position is filled.
Auburn University is understanding and sensitive to the family needs of
faculty including dual-career couples. Please visit the following website for
additional information: https:// www. auburn.edu/academic/provost/faculty. AUBURN
UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our
policy to provide equal employment opportunities of all individuals without
regards to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age disability,
protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender
identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
Auburn University is one of the nation's premier public land-grant
institutions. In 2018, it was ranked 46th among public universities by U.S.
News and World Report. Auburn maintains high levels of research activity and
high standards for teaching excellence, offering Bachelor's, Master's,
Educational Specialist, and Doctor's degrees in many fields. Its 2017
enrollment of 29,776 students includes 23,964 undergraduates and 5,812
graduate and professional students. Organized into twelve academic colleges
and schools, Auburn's 1,450 faculty members offer more than 200 educational
programs. The University is nationally recognized for its commitment to
academic excellence, its positive work environment, its student engagement,
and its beautiful campus.
Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the “best
small towns in America,” with a moderate climate and easy access to major
cities or to beach and mountain recreational facilities. Situated along the
rapidly developing I-85 corridor between Atlanta, Georgia, and Montgomery,
Alabama, the combined Auburn-Opelika-Columbus statistical area has a
population of over 500,000, with excellent public school systems and regional
AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is
our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals
without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age,
disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation,
gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
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