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Part-time Faculty Position in Architecture | Fall 2018 Focus Studio

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Posting Details

Position Information

Academic Home Department: Architecture
Posting Job Title: Part-time Faculty Position in Architecture | Fall 2018 Focus Studio
Recruitment Type: Part-Time Faculty
Position Details

Rank – Title:
Area of Specialty-Discipline: Architectural design-currently engaged
Administrative/Distinguished Title - Working Title if applicable:
Position Status: Regular
Tenure Track Status: Non-Tenure Track
Terms of Employment: One Semester
Contract Type: Part-Time
Date Position Available: 08/01/2018
Position Qualifications/Responsibilities

Position Qualifications - Responsibilities:

Submittals for teaching Focus Studios are open to all design professionals and educators. The ideal candidate is one who is currently engaged in an innovative body of work that informs architectural design. The successful prospectus is one that engages the educational forum as a means of advancing research toward its eventual application in practice. Kennesaw’s Department of Architecture recognizes that such critical research is broad and diverse in scope and may include innovative approaches in specific or multidisciplinary areas of design. The 2018 call for proposals invites members of the design community to propose how such research can be critically applied in an architecture studio.

Required Education - Experience - Skills (Minimum Qualifications):

Studio Critics eligible for selection must hold a terminal degree of Master in Architecture or higher (or the foreign equivalent). Priority will be given to applicants with successful record of applicable design + research with practice and/or academic experience.

Application Procedure

Application Deadline Date: 02/20/2018
Questions About Position Opening:

Contact Dr. Pegah Zamani at and/ or Dr. Tony Rizzuto at

Additional Information for Applicants

Kennesaw State University, Department of Architecture, located in the Atlanta metropolitan area, is currently seeking proposals up to four (4) Fifth-Year Focus Studios for the fall of 2018. The Fifth-Year Focus Studios are intended to introduce the student to design research and its application, while adhering to creativity, critical thinking, processes of making, and constructability. The annual Focus Studio is an intrinsic part of the professional core of the Architecture Program and is designed to foster a strong relationship between the program, our students, and the profession as a whole. All qualified fifth year students have the option to select a studio critic who will broaden their area of interest in a subject-based studio.

Application Instructions

Phase 1 Application:
Please include:
(1) A current resume
(2) A two-page (maximum) letter of intent that introduces your design research work and interests, and describes the project you propose to develop as a studio
(3) A three-page (maximum) portfolio illustrating examples of professional and/or academic work with which you have been engaged. Examples may include, but are not limited to, built projects, competition designs, prototypes, student work and installations. If submitting work that was part of a collaborative project, please list your collaborators and clearly state your role in the project.
(4) Unofficial transcripts (official transcripts due at time of hire)

Please send the Phase 1 Application in PDF format to the committee chair, Dr. Pegah Zamani, at and/or

Posting Details

KSU Faculty Posting Number: 000512
Departmental/College Overview:
Kennesaw State University Campus and Location:

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. Offering campuses in Marietta and Kennesaw, the university is located just north of Atlanta and combines a suburban setting with access to one of the country’s most dynamic cities. As Georgia’s third-largest university, Kennesaw State offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. Designated by the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia as a comprehensive university, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

EEO Statement:

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Letter of Application
  2. Current Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Academic Transcripts (official transcripts due upon hire)
  4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  5. Statement of Research/Scholarship Interests
Optional Documents