Assistant Professor Architecture Full-time Job

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The College of Architecture, Art and Design (CAAD) at American University of Sharjah (AUS) invites applications for a full-time faculty position in the Department of Architecture, which includes degree programs in both architecture and interior design. Applicants will demonstrate excellence, or potential for excellence, in teaching, scholarship and service. Teaching in the Department of Architecture includes a broad range of focus areas, including beginning design, architectural design, interior design, urban design, fabrication, integrated design, building technology and computation. Demonstrated experience and flexibility in teaching across multiple design disciplines and the ability to teach design studios at various levels—especially beginning design and core studio curriculum courses—will be considered an asset. Applicants will be expected to mentor students through an established advising process and to participate in service activities for the department, college and university. Applicants for Assistant Professor will be expected to engage in scholarship.


For positions in architecture, a terminal degree, typically a Master of Architecture (or equivalent), is required. Licensure and a thorough knowledge of design history, theory and practice are desirable. For positions in interior design, a degree in interior design (MFA, MID, MA or equivalent) and professional experience in interior design is required. Applicants who have academic experience with the North American model of studio-based design education are preferred. Review of applications will begin in January 2024 and continue until the position is filled. Successful candidates are expected to assume duties in August 2024.

Company Description
For more than 25 years, American University of Sharjah (AUS) has promoted ideas, research and creative work that have inspired development and change, driven by our core belief that tomorrow matters. AUS was founded in 1997 by His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed AlQasimi, UAE Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah. The embodiment of His Highness vision, AUS is a place where students are nurtured and encouraged to excel academically, thrive socially, celebrate their cultural diversity, and have a positive influence in their communities.
Located in University City, Sharjah, AUS is a not-for-profit, independent, institution of higher education formed on the American model. We offer 28 majors and 45 minors at the undergraduate level, 15 master's degrees programs and four PhD programs through the College of Architecture, Art and Design; the College of Arts and Sciences; the College of Engineering; and the School of Business Administration. These programs are designed to meet the challenges of a competitive and dynamic business and industrial environment.