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School of Architecture + Planning


Director of Architecture Position

October 22, 2013

The University of New Mexico invites applications for the position of Director of Architecture in the School of Architecture & Planning. Applications received on or before December 15, 2013 will have best consideration.  The position will remain open until filled.  The effective start date for this appointment with the open rank of Associate Professor with tenure or Professor with tenure is August 2014.

The Architecture Program is in the School of Architecture • Planning, along with professional programs in Landscape Architecture and Community & Regional Planning.  The three academic programs promote interdisciplinary teaching and learning.  The School also offers graduate certificates in Historic Preservation & Regionalism and Urban & Regional Design.  The School of Architecture & Planning is the only institution of higher education in the state of New Mexico offering professionally accredited degrees in architecture, planning, and landscape architecture. 

Boasting numerous national and international student and faculty awards, the Architecture Program offers the Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, Master of Architecture, and Master of Science in Architecture degree programs.  Areas of focus are building and urban design, design of healthy communities, design in arid environments, and indigenous and regional design.  The Architecture program currently has nineteen faculty, fifteen part-time faculty, and approximately 200 undergraduate and 100 graduate students.

We are seeking an individual to provide dynamic and innovative leadership for sustaining excellence in teaching, research, and outreach activities in the Architecture Program; to advance the Architecture Program through its next levels of growth and development; and to build on the program’s existing strengths and areas of focus.

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