Open until filled
The Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc) is seeking a person qualified to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in Building Technology, with a focus on environmental systems and sustainability. Experience in construction materials and methods, structures, and systems integration is highly desirable. The successful candidate will conduct large and small lecture courses and advanced seminars to students of architectural design. The ideal candidate will have specific expertise in innovative building technologies and new materials, and be able to bridge between design sensibilities and technical implementation. He or she must be committed to working constructively with all facets of the program and be able to coach students with highly interdisciplinary interests. Please see our website at www.sciarc.edu for complete descriptions of our core curriculum courses.
SCI-Arc is a dynamic, urban, non-profit institution dedicated to educating Architects to engage, speculate, and innovate. SCI-Arc makes alliances with international communities, builds value into cities, and advances critical architecture, to engage a fluid world. SCI-Arcís pedagogy is cross-disciplinary, and focused on hybrid and flexible programming. New technological tools, used in experimental ways, prepare students to meet unprecedented global change.
This position is a unique opportunity to engage, interact and inspire undergraduate and graduate students in the creative and technical arts. Candidates must not only demonstrate specific expertise in their field, but must also seek to innovatively educate highly-motivated and imaginative students. Candidates must possess an advanced degree as well as significant experience in the field. Teaching experience is required. SCI-Arc seeks candidates of diverse backgrounds and approaches who are committed to cross-disciplinary inquiry, innovative thinking and collaborative community-building. Women, minorities and LGBT persons are strongly encouraged to apply. SCI-Arc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.Please submit a letter of application, supporting material and the names of at least three references to:
Applied Studies Coordinator
960 E. 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Review of applications will begin August 1, 2011.