The School of Architecture at the University of Texas at Arlington invites applications for the position of Director of the Architecture program. This program serves an academically and socially diverse group of more than 600 students in architecture providing a nonprofessional undergraduate and NAAB accredited professional graduate programs. The candidate will be hired as Associate or Full Professor of Architecture with tenure.
The duties of the Director will include active research/scholarship/creative activities and teaching, program administration and curriculum development, student recruitment, and outreach to other degree programs on campus. The successful candidate will have a masterís degree in architecture from an accredited program, a record of professional and/or academic accomplishment commensurate with rank, and a vision for programmatic and curricular development that enhances the programís core mission of professional design education. Professional licensure and some administrative experience are desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with an outstanding record of creative accomplishments through scholarship or practice.
The program in Architecture is one of the three professionally accredited programs in the School of Architecture which also includes a B.S. in Interior Design and a Master of Landscape Architecture. The Architecture program consists of a four year undergraduate curriculum, a 2 year, and a 3.5 year NAAB accredited graduate program.
The School also has two research centers, the David Dillon Center for Texas Architecture and the Center for Metropolitan Density. The University of Texas at Arlington is located between Dallas and Fort Worth. As one of the fastest growing regions, geographical opportunities exist for research, community service, and program development with a large and supportive professional design community.
Application Procedure: Applicants should submit a letter of interest summarizing relevant background and experience with a portfolio of student and professional projects, and CV by email to Professor Todd Hamilton, Chair of the Program Director Search Committee at toddhamilton@ uta.edu. References will be requested at a future date. Review of applications will begin January 4, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.
UT Arlington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The use of tobacco products is prohibited on UT Arlington properties. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists.