Director of the Digital Fabrication Lab

The School of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for the position of Director of the Digital Fabrication Lab (DFL).

The Digital Fabrication Lab is a crucial resource for funded and academic research in the School of Architecture and the College of Design. It is also a recruiting asset for new faculty and graduate students and is a key component of the College and School of Architecture's international reputation and identity. The DFL supports several funded research projects, design/build projects, and academic  courses focused on fabrication and making. The design/build projects often result in permanent additions to the Georgia Tech campus fulfilling the vision of the campus as a "living laboratory".


This academic professional position will serve five primary responsibilities in the DFL: 1) To manage and oversee the day-to-day operation of the DFL including maintaining all equipment; 2) To assist and support faculty who are doing funded and academic research or teaching courses within the DFL; 3) To support the SoA’s expanding design/build initiatives; 4) To support the College’s vision for academic and research initiatives; and 5) To maintain health and safety protocols throughout the lab which is fully equipped with industrial scale fabrication machinery. There are 2-3 GTA’s and or work/study students who will report to the new DFL Director and assist in fulfilling these responsibilities.

The person filling this position will work with the School of Architecture Chair and key faculty users of the DFL to develop a new vision for the lab. It is also expected that the person filling this position will teach and/or co-teach technical courses related to digital fabrication, robotics and other topics that utilize the resources of the DFL.


Required qualifications for the position include A Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) or a teminal degree in a related discipline.

How to Apply

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a description of teaching interests as well as their advising/mentoring philosophy, and the names and contact information for at least three references. Application materials should be submitted as .PDF files here. Requests for information may be directed to Isra Hassan,


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