Assistant/Associate Professor in Architecture and Building Technologies, School of Architecture and Design, Tenure Track – Old Westbury and/or Manhattan

Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
Posted Date 3 months ago(12/11/2017 2:47 PM)
Job ID
Architecture & Design
# of Openings
Position Type
Regular Full-Time



Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.


The School of Architecture and Design at New York Institute of Technology invites outstanding candidates for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Architecture (tenure-track) with a specialization in building technologies, integrated with architectural design. This position will be based in our Manhattan and/or Old Westbury campuses and requires teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level in architectural design studios as well as courses, seminars and electives in this specialization.




Curriculum development, service on committees, participating in program accreditation, student advising, and other related activities. Critical will also be a strong engagement with scholarship supported by external funding, and an active participation in service to the community, the SoAD, and the Institution.


The ideal candidate must demonstrate a track record of architectural design combined with technical expertise in building construction, structures and materials. Important will be an evolving design research agenda supported by a professional practice to advance building and environmental technologies.


Areas of emphasis include the integration of building envelopes, materials, systems and performance modeling within design studio and the development of innovative pedagogical models facilitating the pursuit of new knowledge at the NYIT School of

Architecture and Design.


Applicants should have proficiency in latest tools and methods used to evaluate building

performance and systems. Certifications pertaining to sustainability and green building technologies preferred. In addition, it will be desirable to have experience and interest in digital fabrication.


The candidate will be expected to have an active role in the development of cross-disciplinary research projects through internal and external funding opportunities leading to the expansion of collaborations and partnerships with other universities, with the profession and the industry, nationally and internationally, contributing to NYIT’s excellence and to the enhancement of NYIT’s reputation.






  • First professional degree in Architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch or international equivalent) plus professional license (license in progress will be accepted)
  • Assistant Professor: ability to teach architectural design studios and topical courses/seminars/electives in the area of the position description
  • Associate Professor: superior ability to teach architectural design studios and topical courses/seminars/electives in the area of the position description as demonstrated with at least 4 years of relevant teaching experience
  • Evidence of specialized research, academic, professional/creative activities and achievements with a strong and innovative design sensitivity




  • Post professional Masters and/or Ph.D
  • Emerging professional practices
  • Record of interdisciplinary collaborations
  • Contributions in externally funded research
  • Certifications in sustainability, environmental building technologies.



Applicants should submit the following in digital format (PDF):

  • Curriculum Vitae (clearly stating contributions to team projects)
  • Statement addressing the candidate’s pedagogic approach, research interests and professional accomplishments
  • Portfolio of teaching, professional and/or research work (PDF, max 5 MB) (clearly stating contributions to team projects)
  • Name and contact information of three references



The search committee will begin reviewing applications on January 22 , 2018 and will continue untill the position is filled. Appointment will begin in the Fall 2018 semester.



EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


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