Assistant Research Professor of Architecture - #19504006

Ball State University

Date: Dec 26, 2020
City: Muncie, IN
Contract type: Full time
Ball State University

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.

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