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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Architecture & Urban Design -Digital Architecture, BIM and Integrative Computational Desig

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Doha, Egypt

College/Department Profile Qatar University Profile: Qatar University is the premier national institution of higher education with a mission to produce well-rounded graduates with academic knowledge of quality and excellence coupled with a keen spirit of volunteerism and civic responsibility. This is underpinned by committed leadership and an experienced and motivated faculty and staff body. College Profile: Established in 1980, the College of Engineering offers degree programs in the fields of Architectural, Chemical, Civil, Electrical, Mechatronics, Mechanical, Industrial and Systems, Computer Science and Computer Engineering with the primary goal of preparing Qatari engineers with outstanding scientific and technical competencies to enable them to participate and contribute in the various aspects of the country. The college is proud of its specialized research centers Gas Processing Center, Qatar Transportation and Traffic Safety Center and KINDI Center for Computing Research that are addressing the industrial challenges in the gas industry sector and computer and information sciences.Duties & ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary The recent rapid development of Qatar is associated with a fast track urbanization process, marked by large scale work, learning and residential environments, and mixed use developments with sustained attempts to strike a balance between tradition and modernity. The unprecedented growth in the building and urban development industry, already considered the second largest industry in the state of Qatar- following the Oil and Gas industries, has created a pressing demand for architects and planners with specialized training to design, plan and direct the activities of the [Register to View] part of the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning-DAUP, a Bachelor of Architecture degree program started in September 2009, a Master of Urban Planning and Design started in 2010, and a Ph.D. program in Architecture and Urban Planning started in 2013. The undergraduate program is a five year professional program that aims to prepare students for the architectural profession leadership positions. Its main objective is to graduate architects who can play multiple roles in the design, building and construction industry within Qatari society and can compete with their counterparts, while positioning themselves distinctively in a competitive global market.The programs offer a broader foundation and is designed carefully to strike a balance between knowledge acquisition and assimilation, design creativity and practicality, analysis and synthesis, problem formulation and problem solving, and creativity and critical thinking. These qualities are reflected in rigorous and demanding curriculum that integrates lectures and studio experience at the intersection of culture, society, technology and environment.The Department of Architecture and Urban Planning has a vacancy for an: Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Architecture & Urban Design (Digital Architecture, BIM and Integrative Computational Design Focus)A hard working, committed and dedicated professional academic already holding the rank of Assistant Professor / Associate / Full Professor in a recognized university, with the required architectural professional qualifications. With a robust architectural practice background, strong and innovative studio teaching of environmental, structural and building systems, with focus on digital architecture, BIM and integrative design: sustainable design, energy efficiency, building envelopes and form response to environment. CAD tools including BIM and Parametric Design software, experience in teaching beginning/foundation design as well as having worked in professionally accredited architecture school or familiarity with accreditation and development processes will be an advantage.Successful candidates are expected to hold a PhD/Terminal Degree in Architecture and Urban Design and have expertise in the relevant areas and a track record of scholarly activities in the field. They will be expected to contribute to both undergraduate and graduate programs of the department. They will support and contribute in enhancing the teaching/learning experience in architectural education and support the department towards a successful accreditation process. Excellence in teaching, experience in using modern IT tools in classrooms and studios, and an excellent command of the English language are essential. Experience in attracting research funds and managing research projects and/or professional practice would be advantageous.Application deadline:Open till filledPosition category:AcademicEmployment type:Full timePosition term:Three yearsDuties & ResponsibilitiesPosition Summary The recent rapid development of Qatar is associated with a fast track urbanization process, marked by large scale work, learning and residential environments, and mixed use developments with sustained attempts to strike a balance between tradition and modernity. The unprecedented growth in the building and urban development industry, already considered the second largest industry in the state of Qatar- following the Oil and Gas industries, has created a pressing demand for architects and planners with specialized training to design, plan and direct the activities of the [Register to View] part of the Department of Architecture and Urban Planning-DAUP, a Bachelor of Architecture degree program started in September 2009, a Master of Urban Planning and Design started in 2010, and a Ph.D. program in Architecture and Urban Planning started in 2013. The undergraduate program is a five year professional program that aims to prepare students for the architectural profession leadership positions. Its main objective is to graduate architects who can play multiple roles in the design, building and construction industry within Qatari society and can compete with their counterparts, while positioning themselves distinctively in a competitive global market.The programs offer a broader foundation and is designed carefully to strike a balance between knowledge acquisition and assimilation, design creativity and practicality, analysis and synthesis, problem formulation and problem solving, and creativity and critical thinking. These qualities are reflected in rigorous and demanding curriculum that integrates lectures and studio experience at the intersection of culture, society, technology and environment.The Department of Architecture and Urban Planning has a vacancy for an: Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Architecture & Urban Design (Digital Architecture, BIM and Integrative Computational Design Focus)A hard working, committed and dedicated professional academic already holding the rank of Assistant Professor / Associate / Full Professor in a recognized university, with the required architectural professional qualifications. With a robust architectural practice background, strong and innovative studio teaching of environmental, structural and building systems, with focus on digital architecture, BIM and integrative design: sustainable design, energy efficiency, building envelopes and form response to environment. CAD tools including BIM and Parametric Design software, experience in teaching beginning/foundation design as well as having worked in professionally accredited architecture school or familiarity with accreditation and development processes will be an advantage.Successful candidates are expected to hold a PhD/Terminal Degree in Architecture and Urban Design and have expertise in the relevant areas and a track record of scholarly activities in the field. They will be expected to contribute to both undergraduate and graduate programs of the department. They will support and contribute in enhancing the teaching/learning experience in architectural education and support the department towards a successful accreditation process. Excellence in teaching, experience in using modern IT tools in classrooms and studios, and an excellent command of the English language are essential. Experience in attracting research funds and managing research projects and/or professional practice would be advantageous.Application deadline:Open till filledPosition category:AcademicEmployment type:Full timePosition term:Three yearsRequired DocumentsAcademic:Current Curriculum Vitae with Cover letter.Teaching, research, and service philosophy.Three referees' contact information (physical and email addresses as well their telephones contact).Copy of highest earned credential (transcript of highest degree if graduated from an institution where course work was completed. However, if no course work was completed,an copy of certificate letter from the registrar of your highest credential granting institution regarding your highest academic degree).Any additional documentation that you feel is relevant to your application.BenefitsAcademic:A three-year renewable contract.Salary is commensurate with experience.Tax-free salary.Furnished accommodation in accordance with QU HR policies.Annual air tickets for faculty member and dependents in accordance with QU HR policies.Educational allowance for candidate's children (eligible candidates only) in accordance with QU HR policies.Private health care and health insurance in accordance with QU HR policies.Annual leave in accordance with QU HR policies.End-of-contract indemnity.