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Stuckeman Endowed Professorships

Two Visiting Professor positions:
Eleanor R. Stuckeman Chair in Design and The Chair in Design Innovation

The Pennsylvania State University's H. Campbell and Eleanor R. Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (The Stuckeman School) is seeking outstanding leaders with a commitment to collaborative and interdisciplinary design education for its professional design programs.  These positions will be nine month positions beginning mid-August through mid-May.

We are seeking two demonstrated visionary leaders with a distinguished record of design excellence, innovative design experience, and evidence of excellent design instruction. The required qualifications include a terminal degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, or a related discipline. The successful candidates will have an in-depth knowledge of their field and exhibit appreciation and respect for allied disciplines through demonstrated experience in collaborative initiatives. They must have a record of creative practice and/or scholarship comparable to an appointment as a ranked professor.

The two openings are the Eleanor R. Stuckeman Chair in Design - Visiting Professor [ERS] and The Chair in Design Innovation - Visiting Professor [DI].  These fixed-term visiting professorships are intended to be for terms of three to five years.  We are particularly interested in candidates who can enhance the Stuckeman School’s strategic initiatives in: materiality, PhD program enhancement, humanities-based research, sustainability and ecology, as well as The Hamer Center for Community Design, The Stuckeman Center for Design Computing, The Water x Design Collective, and The Collaborative Design Research initiative.

The principal duties of both the ERS Chair in Design and Chair in DI include teaching and research/creative accomplishment in the context of nationally ranked professional programs in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Graphic Design. The successful applicant will instruct joint design studio courses with students in Architecture and Landscape Architecture and/or similar lecture/seminar courses. In addition, the Chairs will provide at least one public lecture and be responsible for the production of a studio monograph of the design innovation studio or a similar document for a lecture/seminar course.

The Stuckeman School houses 5-year professional undergraduate programs in Architecture and Landscape Architecture, as well as invigorating graduate offerings in both disciplines and a new Ph.D. program. The School also houses the 4-year Graphic Design Program, another highly recognized professional design program. The Stuckeman School is one of seven units in the College of Arts and Architecture at The Pennsylvania State University. The University Park campus is located in the town of State College, Pennsylvania. It is set in a beautiful rural area with close proximity to major urban centers such as Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, D.C., and New York. Applications, in electronic format, must include a statement of intent, a description of teaching, creative, and scholarly achievements; as well as a resume and names of three references. A portfolio of scholarly and creative works may be requested at a later date.

Send applications via the Penn State employment website:

https://app2.ohr.psu.edu/Jobs/External/EVMS2_External/currentap1.cfm#54465  Review of applications will begin on, January 5, 2015 and will continue until the positions are filled. For further information contact Kristy Catalano, Stuckeman School Administrative Coordinator, 814-865-6112, kxb1@psu.edu.


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