Assistant/Associate Professor

Position Information

General Information

Position Number 004020
Working Title Assistant/Associate Professor
Classification Title 9-Mo Tenure-Track/ Tenured Faculty
College Col of Arts & Architecture (Col)
Department School of Architecture
Position Designation Faculty
Employment Type Permanent - Full-time
Months per year 9
Primary Purpose of Department

The mission of the School of Architecture (SoA) is to provide intellectual, ethical, and innovative leadership in architecture and urban design through excellence in teaching, scholarly research, creative architectural practice, and community engagement.

Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Description of Work

The University of North Carolina at Charlotte recognizes the differentiation of mission, goals, and objectives inherent in the diversity of disciplines represented by its colleges and departments. Thus, the Job Responsibilities and Essential Functions for Tenured and Tenure Track Faculty should be interpreted in the context of the related departmental and collegiate goals.
Teaching, Advising, Curriculum and Instructional Development – Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to teaching may include but are not limited to: subject matter competence, course design, course presentation, advising and consultation, directing student research, curriculum and instructional development, and grading student work.
Scholarly Research, Creative, and Other Professional Activities – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in expanding the knowledge base of her/his academic field by conducting research or engaging in other creative activities as appropriate to the faculty member’s discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to research may include but are not limited to: research/creative activity that generates new knowledge and/or synthesizes and/or integrates existing knowledge, publication, an on-going agenda for research, scholarly, and creative activity, and are expected to seek extramural support for their work.
Service to University, the Public, and the Profession – All tenured and tenure-track faculty are expected to engage in a program of service appropriate to their discipline. Faculty responsibilities and essential functions with respect to service may include but are not limited to: service to the administration and governance of the University, public service, and service to the profession.

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsibilities for the Innovative Design Practices position include teaching advanced-level design studios and core area building technology courses in integrated design of structural systems, HVAC, lighting, envelope, smart technology, building information. and performance systems.

Minimum Experience/Education

UNC Charlotte gives primary consideration to the earned doctorate or terminal degree in the teaching discipline or a related discipline.

Preferred Education, Skills and Experience

A professional degree in Architecture is required (M.Arch. and/or B.Arch. + post-professional graduate degree); professional licensure (U.S.) and/or PhD is preferred. Particular interest will be given to applicants who engage in computational methods as part of their teaching, design and/or research process. Applicants must also demonstrate their ability to be an effective design studio and building technology teacher. Evidence of published design work, research and scholarship, design awards, research grants and/or design practice is required.

Necessary Licenses/Certifications
Special Notes to Applicants

Application requirements include:
1) a cover letter
2) statement on research interests and objectives
3) statement on pedagogical philosophy and teaching interests
4) statement on approaches to diversity in the classroom, profession, and/or research
5) annotated portfolio
6) CV including contact information for three references

Review of applications will commence January 8, 2018. Faculty appointment will commence August 15, 2018.

Questions regarding the above position may be directed to Chris Jarrett at

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages applications from all underrepresented groups.

The candidate chosen for this position will be required to provide an official transcript of their highest earned degree.

The candidate chosen for this position will be subject to a criminal background check.

Job Open Date 10/27/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Date Review of Applications will Begin 01/08/2018
Proposed Hire Date 08/15/2018
If time-limited, please indicate appointment end date
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter / Letter of Interest
  2. Statement of Research, Teaching & Leadership
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Diversity Statement
  5. Other Document
  6. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document 2
  2. Other Document 3