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  • Opening Date: 2019-01-03
  • Job Opening Id: 516834
  • College/Division: College of Communication, Architecture and the Arts
  • Department: Architecture

Job Information

About FIU Department of Architecture

With over 450 students, the Department of Architecture educates students in the profession of architecture to become thoughtful practitioners and critical thinkers. Students arrive at various points in their educational careers—as freshmen, as third-year transfer students, and as graduate students to pursue an accredited, professional Master of Architecture degree. The school also offers a post-professional Masters of Arts in Architecture in which students have opportunities to teach, research, and explore independent topics in close collaboration with our full-time faculty. As a Department residing in the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts (CARTA), we engage in interdisciplinary and innovative collaborative research projects.

The Department’s facilities are located in the award-wining Paul L. Cejas School of Architecture Building designed by Bernard Tschumi, which includes the fabrication, digital, and Structural and Environmental Technologies Labs. Additional facilities include the Miami Beach Urban Studios that houses the new 3D printing technologies CARTA Innovation Lab. Our faculty is engaged in a wide range of research and creative activities in sustainability and climate change, urbanism, affordable housing, green building automation, innovative teaching techniques, culture and history of global modernism, performative scripting, digital fabrication and architectural installations. To enhance student learning and support faculty research, the Department offers a diverse range of study abroad programs. For more information about Architecture at FIU, visit http://carta.fiu.edu/architecture/.

Position Description

The Department of Architecture in the College of Communication, Architecture + The Arts at Florida International University invites applications for a non-tenure earning Instructor position to commence in August 2019. This full-time, 12 month, instructor will report to the Chair of Department of Architecture, serve as the Director of FIU By Design and Instructor, and as a community-based design studio instructor in our Master’s degree programs.  

The successful candidate will develop student internships (See: http://carta.fiu.edu/architecture/academics/ipal/) and career opportunities for the School of Architecture (See: http://carta.fiu.edu/academics/school-of-architecture/career-fair/).  S/he will develop revenue goals, implement a strategic plan, and oversee and execute FIU By Design projects. (See: http://carta.fiu.edu/fiubydesign/).

As a community-based design studio instructor, primary teaching responsibilities will include teaching in advanced community-based, comprehensive design, and/or sustainability studios. 

Minimum Qualifications

The position requires the terminal professional degree, a Master of Architecture with strong community engagement experience. Teaching experience at a graduate program is also preferred. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 516834 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach the following:

Applicants should send:

1. Letter of interest (maximum two pages) summarizing the candidate’s academic background, and his or her teaching, research and service objectives and experience.

2. Curriculum vitae.

3. Portfolio of relevant teaching, professional, and research/scholarly work in PDF format not to exceed 25MB.

Candidates will be asked to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. Direct any questions to Professor A. Gray Read, Chair of the Search and Screen Committee, via email at readg@fiu.edu. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 20, 2019.  Review will continue until position is filled.

Pre-Employment Requirements

Criminal Background Check

How To Apply

Current Employee

As a current employee, you must log into Employee Self Service (ESS) to apply for this and any other internal career opportunity of interest. 

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume/ curriculum vitae, cover letter or any other documents within the application process.  It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume into one attachment. Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.

*This posting will close at 12 am of the close date.

How To Apply

Prospective Employee

If you have not created a registered account, you will be asked to create a username and password for use of the system. It is recommended that you provide an active/valid e-mail account as that will be the main source of communication regarding your status within the process.

In order to be considered eligible for the position as an internal candidate, departmental staff must meet minimum requirements of the position, be in good performance standing, and have been continuously employed at the University for at least six months.

Before you begin the process, we recommend that you are prepared to attach electronic copies of your resume, cover letter or any other documents within the application process. It is recommended that you combine your cover letter and resume/curriculum vitae into one attachment.  Attached documents should be in Microsoft Word or PDF format. All applicants are required to complete the online application including work history and educational details (if applicable), even when attaching a resume.

*This posting will close at 12 am of the close date.

Disclosures

Clery Notice

In compliance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act, the University Police department at Florida International University provides information on crimes statistics, crime prevention, law enforcement, crime reporting, and other related issues for the past three (3) calendar years. The FIU Annual Security report is available online at: https://police.fiu.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/54/2016/04/Campus_Security_Report__Safety_Guide.pdf.

To obtain a paper copy of the report, please visit the FIU Police Department located at 885 SW 109th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33199 (PG5 Market Station).

 

Pay Transparency

Florida International University will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.  However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of  their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

 

 

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

About FIU

Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

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