Position Title: 2022-24 Emerging Scholar in Design
Location: Austin, Texas
Deadline: January 21, 2022
Applications should be submitted via Interfolio
The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture invites applications and nominations for its 2022-24 Emerging Scholar in Design. The prestigious two-year fellowship offers promising individuals that are at the beginning of their academic career in architecture and its allied fields the opportunity to develop a distinctive body of work and provides a unique teaching experience in the context of a supportive academic environment. The school is seeking a candidate that is highly motivated and positioned to integrate their scholarly trajectory with their pedagogical agenda.
The scholar will teach two design studios and an elective or support course each year. Teaching responsibilities may involve both the graduate and undergraduate programs. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate is expected to contribute to the intellectual life of the school by engaging in critical theoretical and/or creative work, which will be presented to the university community through a public format, such as a lecture or an exhibition.
The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest and most highly regarded public universities, situated in the 11th most populous city in the United States which is consistently ranked one of the best places to live. The School of Architecture offers post-professional and research degree programs in Sustainable Design, Urban Design, Historic Preservation, and Architectural History, in addition to professionally accredited degree and post-professional degree programs in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Community and Regional Planning, and Interior Design. The school is organized to support interdisciplinary education and has established strong collaborations and new initiatives that engage planning and design issues in Mexico and Latin America. It has recently undertaken a new initiative on Race, Gender, and the Built Environment to advance scholarship and teaching on topics related to equity in American urban areas. In addition, the school houses one of the largest material libraries in the United States and has a dedicated technology lab to support research in AR/VR, drones, robotics, and digital fabrication. For additional information about the School of Architecture, its programs, and its people, please visit the website: www.soa.utexas.edu.
To be considered for the Emerging Scholar in Design, please submit the following materials through Interfolio.
- A statement of interest describing your research and teaching objectives for the fellowship
- A current CV
- A PDF portfolio of creative work or written scholarship
- Contact information for three references