The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at the University of Texas at Arlington seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty member in Architecture, one of three positions to be filled for Fall of 2019. For this position, we seek applicants with a focus in ecological environments or similar fields of specialty, with particular attention paid to data visualization and digital technologies. The School has made a commitment to expanding environmental research within the built environment and the successful candidate will help strengthen our international academic initiatives. Candidates will be expected to teach design studios as well as electives in their area of expertise.
The School of Architecture recently marked its 50th year of leading in the field of architectural education. We now seek new faculty to help chart a course for the future. The school is part of the multidisciplinary College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs at the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, a metropolitan region rich in possibilities for research, creative practice, and cultural exploration. The college includes professional degree programs in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, planning, and public administration, as well as Ph.D. programs in planning and urban and public affairs that provide opportunities for collaboration amongst students and faculty. The School has particular strengths in design-build, digital fabrication, and community engagement and it has strong ties to the large professional design community in both Dallas and Fort Worth. For more information please visit www.uta.edu/cappa
The School of Architecture is also central to realizing the goals of the university’s 2020 Strategic Plan, particularly in its emphasis on Global Environmental Impact (details of the plan can be read athttp://www.uta.edu/strategicplan/). Faculty with research interests that relate to this theme are particularly encouraged to apply. The School is also committed to diversifying its faculty to better represent the student body, which is among the most diverse in the country; UT Arlington is certified as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education.
Professional degree in Architecture (M.Arch. or a B.Arch + graduate degree in architecture or an allied field); a research agenda related to ecological environments; teaching portfolio with strong evidence of data visualization and digital technology skills.
Licensure/professional registration is strongly preferred; experience mentoring women and minority faculty and students; experience related to international academic initiatives; record of peer-reviewed research/creative practice focused in an area related to Global Environmental Impact as defined in the university's 2020 Strategic Plan, a field of specialty in an area as noted above.
To apply, applicants should go to https://uta.peopleadmin.com/ and submit the following: a 1) current curriculum vitae, 2) a cover letter with a clear statement of goals for research and/or creative practice, 3) a portfolio documenting teaching, peer-reviewed research and/or creative practice and 4) three references
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: Yes
Internal Number: 8465
About University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington sets the standard for educational excellence in the thriving Dallas-Fort Worth metropolitan area and is one of the nation’s fastest-growing public research universities. With an enrollment of 38,000 on-campus students and an additional 15,000 online degree-seeking students, UTA is the second-largest institution in The University of Texas System. The University offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees through 10 colleges and schools and is rising in stature through its commitment to transforming the lives of students, pushing the boundaries of knowledge, and serving a growing and diverse community. UTA has developed a strategic plan, “Bold Solutions, Global Impact” (http://www.uta.edu/strategicplan). Taking advantage of our unique location at the center of the fastest growing urban region in the U.S. and adjacency to the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport, our vision is to be ‘The Model 21st Century Urban Research University’. To support this vision, our strategic plan focuses on four over-arching themes across the University: Health and the Human Condition, Sustainable Urban Communities, Global Environmental Impact, ...Data Driven Discovery and Knowledge Management. The College of Engineering is playing a critical role in the advancement of each of these themes. Our highly ranked academic programs attract the best and brightest scholars from around the world, and our faculty and students consistently receive national and international recognition for their accomplishments. U.S. News & World Report ranks UT Arlington fifth among national universities for undergraduate diversity, we are a designated Hispanic Serving Institution, and the Military Times recently named UTA as the best 4-year College for veterans in the state of Texas. The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks UT Arlington among the 20 fastest-growing public research universities in the United States over the last 10 years. With a population of 7 million, the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex is the fourth-largest urban area in the United States. It covers an area larger than the states of Rhode Island and Connecticut combined. The Metroplex is the economic and cultural hub of North Texas and has the 10th-largest gross metropolitan product in the world. Not only is it an exciting place to live and work, the Metroplex offers UT Arlington a host of unparalleled scholarly, research, and economic activity. UTA has been a catalyst for redevelopment and revitalization in the central business district of Arlington, establishing a true college town environment in downtown Arlington. UTA’s 20-acre, mixed-use College Park District provides new special events and student living space, restaurants, and parking as part of its broad-based initiative to generate and support economic activity at the city’s urban center. In addition, the University is expanding its footprint in both Fort Worth and Dallas and has plans to increase its global presence building on active partnerships led by the College of Business and the College of Nursing and Health Innovation in Central and South America, South East Asia and the Middle East. For more information on University of Texas at Arlington, visit: www.uta.edu