• Assistant Professor, Health and Design

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury | US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/20/2019 5:01 PM)
    Job ID
    Architecture & Design
    # of Openings
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

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    The School of Architecture and Design at New York Institute of Technology invites outstanding candidates for a full-time non-tenure-track teaching faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in Architecture with expertise in healthcare, health and wellness and related design. This position will be based in our NYC and/or Long Island campuses and requires teaching, coordination and curriculum development at the graduate and undergraduate levelsin advanced and integrative architectural design studios as well as courses, seminars and electives in this specialization.

    The ideal candidate must demonstrate a track record of scholarly achievements, creative activities and professional practice with an agenda to advance design approaches engaging with critical and entrepreneurial perspectives crucial to the advancement of technology and innovation.



    While this is not a tenure track position, candidate responsibilities for a successful academic path will include teaching, research and service. Essential will be the contribution to the School’s curriculum development, studio sequences coordination, participation in program accreditation, student mentoring and advising, retention and recruitment initiatives, and in service activities to the community, the SoAD, and the Institution.

    This position is intended to support the development our new post-professional Master of Science in Architecture, Health and Design. This new graduate program brings together architecture and interior design, industrial and product design, health professions and medical fields, engineering and computer sciences, a range of experts and specialists promoting interdisciplinary collaborations.

    Areas of emphasis include experience with complex architectural projects and the integration of building systems,technical documentation, material explorations, simulations and fabrication processes addressing qualities of spaces affecting the health, wellness and fitness of our bodies and minds.  

    In addition, it will be desirable to have candidates with skills and interests in one or more of this areas: robotics,augmented reality, computational modeling, machine learning, material science, nanotechnology, advances in bioengineering, environmental simulations, data sensing, smart systems and interfaces, data science and artificial intelligence applied to architecture and design.

    We are seeking a candidate to infuse our curricula with innovative and entrepreneurial perspectives, interested inemerging technologies informing creative pedagogical models and the pursuit of new knowledge at the NYIT School of Architecture and Design.

    The candidate will be expected to have an active role in the development of cross-disciplinary research projects 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.

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    First professional degree in Architecture (B.Arch or M.Arch or international equivalent) plus professional license or post professional Masters and/or PhD.
    Assistant Professor: ability to teach topical courses/seminars/electives in the area of the position description; ability to teach architectural design studios.
    Associate Professor: ability to teach topical courses/seminars/electives in the area of the position description as demonstrated with at least 5 years of relevant teaching experience; ability to teach architectural design studios.
    Evidence of specialized research, academic, professional/creative activities and achievements with a strong and innovative design sensitivity.



    Record of interdisciplinary collaborations.
    Contributions in externally funded research.



    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 28, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled. Appointment will begin in the Fall 2020 semester.




    New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity



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