Salary Range: Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications, experience, and time base.
APPOINTMENTS FROM THE PART-TIME POOL ARE TEMPORARY AND OFTEN MADE JUST PRIOR TO THE START OF THE ACADEMIC TERM, SO APPLICANTS MUST BE AVAILABLE ON VERY SHORT NOTICE.
The Architecture Department is looking for innovative and energetic applicants for a pool of part-time lecturers, with positions available as determined by need during the 2017-18 academic year beginning September 07, 2017. Most positions are on the Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo campus, but others may be at our off campus locations such as San Francisco or Los Angeles as noted. Rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications, experience and time base.
Minimum Qualifications (Staff Only):
First professional degree in architecture (accredited BArch, MArch or DArch); professional licensure or eligibility for architectural license; professional experience; and related college level teaching experience or fulfill a specific department instructional need in the area for which they apply. Uniquely qualified candidates not meeting all minimum qualifications, but demonstrating an exceptional ability to meet instructional needs in the area(s) for which they apply, may be considered.
Preferred qualifications (all applicants) - Masters Degree, Professional License and evidence of teaching excellence or a body of professional work.
Preferred Qualifications per Course:
Beginning Design and Drawing Studios (Arch 101, 131, 132, 133) - Evidence of ability to teach basic design concepts, freehand sketching, perspective, physical modeling, and digital media, using an integrative pedagogy.
Architectural Design Studios (Arch 251, 252, 253) - Evidence of ability to integrate the teaching of architectural design in terms of spatial quality, materiality, constructability, sustainability, program and context; and develop student's digital media, drawing and modeling skills.
Architectural Design Studios (Arch 351, 352, 353) - Evidence of ability to teach comprehensive architectural design and facilitate the integration of structural, constructional and environmental systems and history/theory.
Architectural Design Studios (Arch 451, 452, 453) - Evidence of current professional experience and/or advanced knowledge of current and emerging architectural systems and fabrication. Evidence of ability to: teach comprehensive architectural design; facilitate systems integration (structural, construction, building and environmental systems) sustainability. Please indicate in your letter of intent your interest in teaching at San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles, or San Francisco.
Architectural Technology (formerly Architectural Practice) (Arch 241, 242, 341, 342) - Evidence of knowledge of current and emerging practices related to design development and construction; experience with a range of materials and construction methods; and experience integrating practice with design and environmental systems and history/theory.
Architectural Technology (formerly Environmental Control Systems) (Arch 207, 307) - Evidence of current knowledge in the topics of building energy (heating, cooling, and lighting) and environmental systems (acoustics, water, and waste); building sustainability including energy and LEED compliance; energy modeling software; and experience integrating environmental systems with design, practice and history/theory.
Professional Practice (Arch 443) - Evidence of knowledge of current and emerging forms of practice and experience with all phases of project management from client contact through construction documents and construction. Evidence of ability to relate professional practice issues to design. Please indicate in your letter of intent your interest in Arch 443 at San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles, or San Francisco.
History of World Architecture (ARCH 217, 218, 219)- Evidence of knowledge in history of world architecture; a doctorate in history and theory of architecture and a demonstrated high level of university teaching experience is preferred.
Architectural History and Theory (ARCH 420)- Evidence of knowledge in architecture and urban design history and theory; a doctorate in history and theory of architecture and a demonstrated high of university teaching experience is preferred. Please indicate in your letter of intent your interest in ARCH 420 in Los Angeles Metro.
Housing Concepts (Arch 472) - Evidence of current professional expertise and knowledge about urban multi-family, multi-story and mixed-use housing and the residential real estate development process and regulatory framework; evidence of ability to provide basic introduction about financial and affordable housing policy factors; this position is part of the San Francisco Urban Program and will be located in San Francisco. Please indicate in your letter of intent your interest in SF Urban Arch 472
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
Please note: Current employees who are offered positions on campus will be required to undergo a background check for any position where a background check is required by law or that Cal Poly has designated as sensitive. Sensitive positions are those requiring heightened scrutiny of individuals holding the position based on potential for harm to children, concerns for the safety and security of people, animals, or property, or heightened risk of financial loss to Cal Poly or individuals in the university community.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
May be required to complete a Supplemental Employment Application Questionnaire, which contains questions pertaining to conviction history, and submit it when requested by Cal Poly. This disclosure is confidential and will not necessarily preclude applicants from employment.
About Us Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university. Founded in 1901, the 6,000-acre campus is nestled in the foothills of San Luis Obispo, along California's scenic central coast and midway between Los Angeles and San Francisco. With a budget of $168.5 million, the university has a student enrollment exceeding 17,000 students and employs more than 2,000 faculty and staff members. Cal Poly is part of the 23-campus California State University system.
At California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, we believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees and our community. Bringing people together from different backgrounds, experiences and value systems fosters the innovative and creative thinking that exemplifies Cal Poly's values of free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility.
Cal Poly's commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention. California Polytechnic State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
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About California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
Cal Poly is a nationally ranked, four-year, comprehensive public university, with approximately 17,500 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. The Cal Poly community fosters teaching, scholarship, and service in a learn-by-doing environment where students, staff, and faculty are partners in discovery. Cal Poly has built an exemplary reputation on its learn-by-doing approa...ch to the preparation of undergraduate and graduate students. It is a distinctive learning community offering academically focused students a hands-on educational experience that prepares them for today's scientific and technical world. Cal Poly provides a balanced education in the arts, sciences, and technology, while encouraging cross-disciplinary and co-curricular experiences. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 24 consecutive years. The University values free inquiry, cultural and intellectual diversity, mutual respect, civic engagement, and social and environmental responsibility. As a campus, we welcome and nurture a rich array of different perspectives, ideas and cultures. We encourage international and multi-cultural education in order to prepare students for successful participation and competition in a diverse world and a global workforce. We believe that diversity of our students, faculty, and staff enlivens and enriches Cal Poly’s educational environment.