DESCRIPTION: The Georgia Institute of Technology’s School of Architecture (SoA) invites applications for the Ventulett NEXT Generation Visiting Fellowship position for the 2019-20 academic year. This is a two-year, full-time appointment beginning Fall 2019, with a review and evaluation after the first year. The NEXT Fellows is an initiative in the SoA intended to attract candidates who are at the beginning of their careers and interested in interdisciplinary teaching and research that merges design, technology, and culture.
TITLE: Ventulett NEXT Generation Visiting Fellow in Architecture
OPPORTUNITIES / RESPONSIBILITIES: NEXT Fellows will be expected to teach design studios and/or seminars/workshops at both the undergraduate and graduate level and participate actively in the life of the School. The workshops can be used to assist the Fellow in his/her own directed research that will result in a public exhibition and lecture at the School. NEXT Fellows will be given an unparalleled opportunity to advance their own individual interests through teaching and design research utilizing the full resources of the College of Design including our Digital Fabrication & Robotics Laboratory that houses a suite of industrial-scale CNC equipment. Fellows will be encouraged to conduct interdisciplinary work with faculty from other schools within the College of Design and across campus, including computing, engineering, and sciences, and will be given support in making these connections. Fellows will also have the opportunity to work with SoA research faculty and Ph.D. students on projects of common interest.
QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have at least two years of teaching experience in design studios and should have a demonstrated capacity for the integration of technology and critical thinking into architectural design. Candidates must have a terminal degree of a Master of Architecture or greater.
SALARY: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Each Fellow also receives a stipend to support research-related expenses.
SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE: The School of Architecture is one of five schools within the College of Design. Other schools include Industrial Design, Building Construction, City and Regional Planning and Music. The SoA has 330 students in five degree programs: B.S. in Architecture (192 students), Master of Architecture (85 students), M.S. in Architecture (22 students), M.S. in Urban Design (15 students), and a Ph.D. in Architecture (48 students). The faculty is made up of 23 full-time tenured or tenure track faculty members and 33 part-time or visiting faculty members. The School of Architecture was recently ranked in the top ten in ten of the twelve focus areas of architectural education by Design Intelligence. For more information on the School of Architecture, please visit http://www.arch.gatech.edu.
GEORGIA TECH: Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
APPLICATION: Candidates must submit a letter of interest, Curriculum Vita, teaching interest statement (1 p. max), research statement (2 pp. max), portfolio of creative work (25 pp. max), and names and contact information for three references.
Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Anticipated date for a shortlist is February 1, 2019, with interviews during the month of February.
SEND MATERIALS TO: Application materials are accepted electronically at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/fellowship/12272
MORE INFORMATION: For questions and more information, please refer to www.arch.gatech.edu or contact Jenifer Burton, firstname.lastname@example.org, Senior Administrative Assistant, School of Architecture.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and applications from women and under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged.