The University of Southern California School of Architecture invites applications for a full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in structures and building science. The appointment is expected to begin in August 2019.
Candidates must have a strong record of recognized accomplishment in their field(s) and an active research/creative work profile that addresses contemporary needs within building science, architecture, and related disciplines. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Candidates should include evidence of notable accomplishments in design and research to date, as well as evidence of effective teaching.
The School seeks a faculty member who will bring unique perspectives on contemporary issues in building science and architecture through his or her research, creative work, and teaching. Candidates should have an established record or demonstrate exceptional promise of innovation in scholarship and/or creative work in building science.
The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles and a global center for the arts, technology, and international business, USC provides diverse curricular offerings and extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study and collaboration with leading researchers in highly advanced learning environments.
In a comprehensive new study by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education, USC ranked 15thth out of 1,061 public and private universities in the United States and tied for second place with Columbia University for student and faculty diversity. Among California schools, only USC, Stanford, and Caltech appeared in the top 25, and of 150 colleges and universities in the western United States, USC ranked third.
USC’s distinguished faculty of 4,000 innovative scholars, researchers, teachers, and mentors includes five Nobel laureates and dozens of recipients of prestigious national honors including the MacArthur “Genius” Award, the Guggenheim Fellowship, the National Medal of the Arts, the National Humanities Medal, the National Medal of Science, the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, and the Pulitzer Prize.