After seeing Cooper Union’s Dean of Architecture recruitment last week, we continue our academic theme. work highlights This week’s series explores open roles at Archinect Jobs, Head of Architecture at Penn State University.
The role, according to the list, supports the department’s mission of “providing an educational environment that fosters the cross-fertilization of knowledge from all arts and sciences” and helps students and teachers meet the most urgent needs of modern society, Motivated to participate in the culture. , and environmental issues.
To qualify for this role, candidates must have a variety of educational experience and “experience and knowledge of issues related to higher education and joint interdisciplinary experience.” PhD holders are “strongly encouraged” to apply for this role, which requires a minimum degree in architecture or a related field.
Why Roles Interest Us
Similar to last week’s spotlight on Cooper Union’s search for an architecture dean, Penn State’s role will be about how the institution sees how its culture and principles will evolve over the next few years. provide insight.
For Pennsylvania State University, Architect Jobs job listings reflect the department’s vision of “embracing individual identities, fostering a culture of inclusion, and promoting equity through curricula, values, standards, ideals, policies, and practices.” is showing. In 2021, with this same emphasis on equity and inclusion, Penn State University appointed her Folayemi “Fo” Wilson as the school’s first Associate Dean of Access and Equity.
The job posting also articulates its mission to build academic programs that enable students to deal with environmental issues. Our editorials reflect previous developments at Penn State University. Earlier this year, an interdisciplinary team led by the university’s architecture department announced it would conduct a study on the carbon content of cities. Also in 2021, a professor of architectural engineering at the university will receive an award from the United Nations for its achievements in sustainable buildings.
Engagement with environmental issues has also permeated student organizations at Penn State University, where the AIA has awarded a 2022 Upjohn Research Initiative grant to Ph.D. I investigated how to build the structure of . Biodegradable fungi were also the subject of Pennsylvania State University’s participation in the Biomaterial Structures Exposition held on the University of Virginia campus this past April.
Meanwhile, in the 2021 edition of the Upjohn grant, a PhD team from Pennsylvania State University participated in research into climate-adaptive building envelopes.
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