Faculty Position Openings : University of California, Berkeley

Structures and Emerging Building Technology


The Department of Architecture, University of California at Berkeley, is conducting a search for a full-time position in Structures and Emerging Building Technology. This position is open at the tenure track level (Assistant Professor) with an anticipated start date of July 1, 2014.

The Architecture Department has a distinguished tradition of fostering innovative design and research. Our award-winning faculty offers rigorous undergraduate and graduate degree programs and conducts pioneering research in architectural design, building science and technologies, and architectural history and theory. The Department of Architecture provides instruction to 500 undergraduates and 160 graduate students in the B.A., M.Arch., M.S. and Ph.D. programs.

The Architecture Department seeks exceptional candidates with the interest and potential to integrate architectural design and structural engineering. Applicants must hold a degree in architecture and/or engineering, with an advanced degree in one of those disciplines by time of application. University teaching experience and/or creative accomplishments in the form of professional work or research is highly desirable. Successful candidates should demonstrate their understanding of and experience in the use of computational methods and techniques in the conceptualization, design, analysis and communication of both constructed and speculative environments. Teaching responsibilities will include foundation courses, lectures, seminars, and workshops, as well as a collaborative teaching role in design studio courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, focusing on building structures and computational technologies (analysis, simulation, fabrication, and information modeling, etc.). Additional duties generally include advising undergraduate, M. Arch., M.S. and Ph.D. students as well as service to the department, college, university, and the greater community.

Please submit applications online at https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF00229.

Applications should include:
1) a 2-3 page statement of interest specifying the relevance of the applicant's experience
to the department with a description of research, creative work, and teaching,
2) a detailed curriculum vitae,
3) names and contact information for three references*, and
4) a 10-12 page, digital portfolio of representative work and/or publications.

The deadline for the receipt of applications is Monday, November 18, 2013.

For information about our program, please visit our web site at: http://arch.ced.berkeley.edu/.

Direct inquiries to: Search Committee Chair, archsearch1619@berkeley.edu

The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from minority and women candidates are especially encouraged. The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents and is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research and service. For more information, please consult http://calcierge.berkeley.edu/.

* All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.chance.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

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