Multiple Tenure - Track Faculty Positions

Washington State University in Washington

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted February 14, 2014
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Not specified

Multiple Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
in the WSU School of Design and Construction

The School of Design and Construction (SDC) at Washington State University in Pullman, WA, is excited to announce four (4) permanent full-time, 9-month academic, tenured or tenure-track positions beginning in Fall 2014. These positions are intended to strengthen expertise and further integration within the nation's only institution of higher learning that features the allied disciplines of Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, and Construction Management. Our unique blend of disciplines is crafting a dynamic vision for design and construction education that bridges theory and practice-one that mirrors the collaborative and integrated professional environment of the twenty-first century. We welcome those candidates who wish to join us in manifesting and further shaping our school's vision.

The new hires will contribute to and help cultivate the school's emerging strategic foci centered around the cultures of technology, place, and wellness. These cultures are committed to innovative research that demonstrates how professional practice and project delivery are intertwined with environmental and social issues. We seek especially those faculty who have the expertise, energy, and enthusiasm to work collaboratively across disciplines-within the School and beyond to the wider university-while pursuing their research agendas, advancing the university's emphasis on graduate education, and continuing the School's reputation for excellence in undergraduate instruction. For more info, see http://sdc.wsu.edu.

Applications are sought immediately for the following positions to begin August 16, 2014:

Assistant or Associate Professor in Landscape Architecture (Position #39171)
Required for Assistant and Associate Professor (Successful Associate Professor candidate must currently have Associate Professor status or have Assistant Professor status for four or more years): Professional Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture (MLA), or a Master's or Ph.D. in a related field and a professional landscape architecture degree by employment start date; demonstrated excellence in teaching design studio and lecture courses; demonstrated expertise in landscape visualization and representation, especially through emerging digital media; and established or promising program of creative scholarship/research. Duties: Teach a minimum of four courses per year that address the conventions and potential of contemporary landscape practice in studio and lecture based settings; teach required and elective courses across multiple disciplines (Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, and Architecture) within the School; Advance a program of research and/or creative scholarship; Participate on committees and provide other service to the Program, School, Colleges and University; Contribute to the strategic vision of the landscape architecture program. Contact: jolie@wsu.edu

Assistant Professor in Interior Design (Position #76050)
Required: Master's degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, or closely related discipline by employment start date; demonstrated expertise in design visualization and representation, especially through emergent digital media; and established or promising program of creative scholarship/research. Duties: Teach a minimum of four courses per year including required and elective courses across multiple disciplines (Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, and Architecture) within the School; advance a program of research and/or creative scholarship; assist the ID program to further its mission; advise and mentor students; participate on committees and provide other service to the Program, School, Colleges and University; develop interior design curricula; assist in increasing the ID program's presence across the University, the region, the state, and beyond; and help develop the strategic vision of the Interior Design program. Contact: melcher@wsu.edu  

Assistant Professor in Construction Management (Building Science Focus) (Position #40894) Required: Master's degree in Architectural Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or related discipline by employment start date; demonstrated expertise in high performance sustainable building design, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire sprinklers (MEPS) systems; established or promising program of funded research in building envelope design; demonstrated record in working in a collaborative environment; and excellent communication skills and positive attitude. Duties: The candidate will teach (minimum four courses per year) and conduct research in building science and technology, demonstrating the integration and impact of high performance sustainable design. Focus areas of research include building envelopes (including insulation, air sealing, and thermal breaks), lighting (and daylighting), mechanical/electrical systems (including plumbing and fire suppression systems), digital modeling (including energy, hygrothermal, and thermal conduction simulation); and the environment (which includes the environmental impact of construction on water systems and storm water runoff). Contact: mkirk@wsu.edu

Assistant Professor in Construction Management (Position #41816)
Required: Master's degree in Construction Management or related discipline by employment start date; five years professional experience in a construction project management capacity; ability to conduct research and scholarly activities in a defined area of interest; ability to work in a team environment and to be involved in collaborative projects; the ability and desire to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels in selected aspects of construction management, such as materials and methods, construction graphics, and project management; demonstrated understanding and skills in construction project management, sustainability issues, and current construction technologies. Responsibilities: Teaching (minimum four courses per year) undergraduate/graduate construction management courses including required and elective courses, conducting research, participation in committees, student mentoring and a willingness to offer continuing education and short courses to industry and students. Contact: jpeschel@acm.wsu.edu

Applications:
To apply for any of these positions, go online to http://www.wsujobs.com. You will need to submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for at least three references, and teaching/research portfolio. These are open until filled with screening to begin March 17, 2014.

WSU is an EEO/AA/ADA educator and employer.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at http://www.wsujobs.com