Assistant Research Professor of Architecture

Ball State University

Muncie, IN

ID: 7074651 (Ref.No. BSUhttps://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/23783)
Posted: January 30, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) at Ball State University has a rich history in community engaged, professionally grounded, innovative and impactful design education.
The Department of Architecture at Ball State University seeks applicants for one "Design Innovation Fellow," full-time contract faculty position available for the academic year 2021-22, starting August 17, 2021, renewable for an additional year upon favorable intermediate review. The fellowship intends to support individuals committed to expanding and advancing the culture of architecture and design through creative practice or research. The primary emphasis of the position is centered on innovative research within the field of architectural design.
The Department of Architecture offers undergraduate and graduate Architecture programs that emphasize the education of architecture and historic preservation students through design studio, immersive and experiential learning, design computation, digital fabrications, engagement with social and environmental justice issues, and critical practice in pursuit of preparing the next generation of leaders in architecture and historic preservation. We are committed to reaffirm the values of social equity and environmental responsibility, in particular as they relate to the design of the built environment.
Major responsibility: teach in our professional graduate and/or undergraduate architecture programs. Includes design studios and/or support courses (lecture/seminar) that could support the applicant's research agenda. Areas of fellow investigation include but are not limited to emerging design media such as industrial robotics and contemporary fabrication techniques, innovative material assembly research, environmental technologies and building performance, etc.
A 25% release for research will be available to assist the Fellow's pursuit of a vigorous design/research agenda that culminates in an exhibition, public lecture or exhibit, and potential publication of work at the conclusion of the fellowship.
The Department of Architecture offers undergraduate and graduate Architecture programs that emphasize the education of Architecture and historic preservation students through design studio, immersive and experiential learning, design computation, digital fabrications, engagement with social and environmental justice issues, and critical practice in pursuit of preparing the next generation of leaders in architecture and historic preservation.
We are committed to reaffirm the values of social equity and environmental responsibility, in particular as they relate to the design of the built environment.

Job Function:

The Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) at Ball State University has a rich history in community engaged, professionally grounded, innovative and impactful design education.
The Department of Architecture at Ball State University seeks applicants for one "Design Innovation Fellow," full-time contract faculty position available for the academic year 2021-22, starting August 17, 2021, renewable for an additional year upon favorable intermediate review. The fellowship intends to support individuals committed to expanding and advancing the culture of architecture and design through creative practice or research. The primary emphasis of the position is centered on innovative research within the field of architectural design.
The Department of Architecture offers undergraduate and graduate Architecture programs that emphasize the education of architecture and historic preservation students through design studio, immersive and experiential learning, design computation, digital fabrications, engagement with social and environmental justice issues, and critical practice in pursuit of preparing the next generation of leaders in architecture and historic preservation. We are committed to reaffirm the values of social equity and environmental responsibility, in particular as they relate to the design of the built environment.
Major responsibility: teach in our professional graduate and/or undergraduate architecture programs. Includes design studios and/or support courses (lecture/seminar) that could support the applicant's research agenda. Areas of fellow investigation include but are not limited to emerging design media such as industrial robotics and contemporary fabrication techniques, innovative material assembly research, environmental technologies and building performance, etc.
A 25% release for research will be available to assist the Fellow's pursuit of a vigorous design/research agenda that culminates in an exhibition, public lecture or exhibit, and potential publication of work at the conclusion of the fellowship.

Minimum Experience:

Master's degree in Architecture or related field from an accredited college or university required by date of appointment.

Preferred Experience:

Evidence of excellence in contemporary design, technologies, systems, visualization and fabrication methods; design research, design methodologies and scholarship; ability to articulate agenda for fellowship duration; potential to take on a leadership role in shaping the future discourse of design disciplines.


At Ball State University, we recognize inclusive excellence as an integral endeavor to fulfill our University’s mission and our strategic plan. We recruit, support, and retain a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff. We encourage and reward diversity of thought. We promote a work environment that encourages and rewards innovation and creativity. We pledge to keep Inclusive Excellence at the highest level of institutional importance and as a foundation in all that we strive to do. Our over-arching goal for Inclusive Excellence is to adopt a university-wide Inclusive Excellence approach to academic, administrative support, and service functions of the university. We believe Inclusive Excellence must be infused in every step we take.



 

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