Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Architecture Science
Indiana University Bloomington
United States

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Architecture Science

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Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application materials including CV, letter of application, teaching philosophy, artist, or designer statement (submitted as “Other”), creative portfolio of work and research PDF containing images or links (submitted as “Other 2”), one PDF containing images or links of student work with (submitted as “Other 3”) and names of three references and their contact information (no letters). Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit applications to
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Posting Details
Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Architecture
Appointment Status Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design
Location Bloomington
Position Summary
The Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture and Design is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic colleague for a position in the Master of Architecture Program as a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor https://architecture.indiana.edu/academics/index.html) ,to begin August 1, 2024. Ideal candidates should possess an excellent architectural design portfolio, along with expertise in at least one of the following categories: (1) innovative material and/or fabrication research, (2) history and theory of architecture and urban design, or (3) sustainability in the built environment. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate cross-disciplinary approaches that integrate both art and architecture.
In addition to service through committees, the successful candidate will teach graduate-level architectural design studios, along with lecture and seminar courses corresponding to their area of focus. The successful candidate must also demonstrate potential to produce scholarship through publications, exhibitions, or symposia with national or international recognition.
The primary location of this position is Columbus, Indiana. The J. Irwin Miller Architecture Program is housed in the landmarked Republic Building, which is one of over eighty significant works of architecture in the city of Columbus. Faculty members will also occasionally travel to Indiana University’s main campus in Bloomington, where various programs and administrative offices of the Eskenazi School are located. The Eskenazi School (https://eskenazi.indiana.edu/) is dedicated to developing a faculty body composed of diverse scholars and practitioners. We seek a forward-thinking colleague who wishes to be part of an innovative program in architecture. Our curriculum is uniquely based on twin studio experiences of architectural design and fine art. We believe that cross-pollination of allied disciplines creates fertile ground for the development of the imagination. Thus, we seek a colleague who is committed to interdisciplinary engagement and the parallel pursuit of art and architecture.
Furthermore, we seek candidates who can provide collegial leadership in a team-based environment. Qualified candidates will participate in strategic planning for the program, student advising, NAAB Accreditation, and must show willingness to collaborate with community organizations and partners. We are especially interested in leaders who can prepare students to respond to the complex cultural, social, technological, and environmental challenges of our contemporary era.
Position Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
· Teaching architectural design studio across all three years of the M.Arch program
· Teaching lecture and seminar courses in at least one of the following areas:
1. Materials and Methods
2. History and Theory of Architecture and Urban Design
3. Environmental Systems and Sustainability
· Fulfill an annual course-load of 12 credit-hours during the 10-month academic year.
· Assist in shaping and realizing the central goals of the program’s five-year strategic plan.
· Serve on program, school, or college-level committees as needed.
· Assist with the NAAB accreditation process in coordination with the program Director, Assistant Director, faculty, and staff.
· Work in collaboration with community organizations and partners to expand the program’s impact and outreach, both locally and regionally.
· Depending on the area of focus, collaborate with the Instructional Shop Manager to embed innovative use of materials, technology, and fabrication in the curricular sequence.
· Help orchestrate travel abroad studios and initiatives, as well as lectures and exhibitions hosted by the program.
· Advise individual students and student-led organizations.
· Collaborate with the Graduate Recruitment Coordinator, Director of Communications and Marketing, and fellow faculty members as a participant in events and activities related to marketing and recruitment.
· Actively engage in scholarly work and creative activity through publications, exhibitions, symposia, or other nationally/internationally recognized forums.
· Uphold the Eskenazi School’s Mission and Values as outlined in current Governance Documents (https://eskenazi.indiana.edu/faculty/faculty-governance.html).
· Fulfill the requirements of the Eskenazi School’s Promotion and Tenure Procedures (Appendix 1) for tenure-track and tenured faculty members, including providing evidence of excellence in research/creative activity, teaching, and service.
Our School mission reads:
We are the nexus of art, architecture, design, and merchandising at Indiana’s flagship university—advancing research, creative activity, and education in our state and beyond. As a trans-disciplinary community of ethical leaders, we embrace the liberal arts, encourage risk-taking, inspire innovation, and fuel creativity in a complex world.
The Eskenazi School is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars.
In examining its responsibilities, the Eskenazi School has noted:
“Historically, many artists and designers…found their voice in large part through questioning or being excluded themselves by societal norms and prejudices. The Eskenazi School is, therefore, IU’s hub for fields that have consistently been at the forefront of counter culture and share a unique history for critical engagement with racism, gender and LGBTQ+ issues, economic disparities, equal rights, and other vital concerns, both urgently timely and inherently timeless. …The Eskenazi School acknowledges academia in the United States exists within a space of white privilege; and we are not an exception. The predominately white nature of our School, the creative fields, and academia is detrimental to our community as a whole. The lack of diversity not only affects those that have been continually marginalized by way of exclusion and abuse, but it also compromises the humanity, research, and teaching of all our faculty, staff, and students. Due to the undying efforts of people who continue to fight for a better society, many are waking up to the difference between how we see ourselves and how others experience us…Our privileged idea of higher education will only change if the culture and thought of Black, Indigenous, and people of color, and all people, are able to thrive freely. …The Eskenazi School actively upholds diversity, equity, and inclusion as critical principles of our research, teaching, and service. We validate the voice and potential of every member of our community, strive to create a culture where difference is valued, and celebrate multiple perspectives within and beyond the School. We believe social and cultural consciousness inspires meaningful dialogue and empowers all to become influential and fulfilled citizens of the world.”
The Eskenazi School houses fourteen different areas in art, design, and merchandising. This is where art, merchandising, architecture, and design merge to shape the future of creativity from imagination to implementation.
Founded in 1820, Indiana University Bloomington is the flagship campus of IU’s eight campuses statewide. Innovation, creativity, and academic freedom are hallmarks of our world-class contributions in research and the arts.
Basic Qualifications
· Minimum of Master’s degree in Architecture (MArch) or Urban Design (MUD)
· Demonstrable interest and/or experience in cross-disciplinary work or research that integrates disciplines in art and architecture.
· Expertise in architectural design and architectural design studio instruction, in addition to one or more of the following categories:
1. Innovative material and/or fabrication research
2. History and theory of architecture and urban design
Sustainability in the built environment

Department Contact for Questions
For questions, contact Kim Jones, Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design at Indiana University, Mies van der Rohe Building: 321 N. Eagleson Ave.Bloomington, IN 47405 Phone: 812-855-2319. Email: soadhr@iu.edu
Additional Qualifications
· Ph.D or D.Des related to an area of focus listed above
· MFA or extensive experience with an artistic practice (in addition to architectural design qualifications listed above)
· Professional licensure
· Extensive experience at a nationally or internationally recognized design studio
· Prior experience teaching at a recognized institution of higher learning in art, architecture, and design
Salary and Rank  
Special Instructions
Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application materials including CV, letter of application, teaching philosophy, artist, or designer statement (submitted as “Other”), creative portfolio of work and research PDF containing images or links (submitted as “Other 2”), one PDF containing images or links of student work with (submitted as “Other 3”) and names of three references and their contact information (no letters). Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit applications to
https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/20399


Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualifications. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status.
For Best Consideration Date 12/01/2023
Expected Start Date 08/01/2024
Posting/OAA # IU-100587-2023

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Other
  5. Other 2
  6. Other 3
  7. List Of References
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