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Visiting Scholar

Company: Montana State University
Location: Bozeman
Posted on: September 16, 2023

Job Description:

Position Details
Position Information
Announcement Number FAC - VA - 24006
For questions regarding this position, please contact:
Michael Everts,
Classification Title Instructor
Working Title Visiting Scholar
Brief Position Overview
We are seeking a person or group with an emerging progressive design practice or range of scholarship. Visiting Scholars are expected to teach, conduct research, and facilitate other creative activities.
The position aspires to integrate emerging, visionary, and interdisciplinary approaches into the architectural course curricula. We encourage the application of candidates who bring a breadth of diversity in pedagogy, perspective, and background. A wide range of creative activities and professional focus will be considered.
Faculty Tenure Track No
Faculty Rank Non-Tenure Track
Position Number 4A6161
Department Architecture
Division College of Arts & Architecture
Appointment Type Faculty
Contract Term Academic Year
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If other, specify End date
Union Affiliation Exempt from Collective Bargaining
FTE 1.0
Benefits Eligible Eligible
Salary Salary commensurate with experience, education, and qualifications.
Contract Type LOA
If other, please specify
Recruitment Type Open
Position Details
General Statement
The appointment supports the MSU Land Grant vision to transform lives and communities in the peoples interest and the School of Architectures mission to instill personal agency, self-reflection, and environmental empathy to educate innovators who challenge and advance the design professions.
Duties and Responsibilities
The Visiting Scholar is expected to contribute to or challenge thinking about architecture through their teaching and research activities. Semester accomplishments and findings are to be submitted for peer review following the appointment.
+ Teach a design studio and a seminar or a graduate elective related to research agenda.
+ Conduct design related original research.
+ Participate in faculty meetings.
+ Serve on studio reviews.
+ Present school-wide lecture.
+ Be in residence in Bozeman for the full semester.
+ Be an engaged and active participant with students, faculty, and staff on a day-to-day basis.
Required Qualifications Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
+ Professional degree in Architecture or related field
+ Notable recognition of Scholarship/Creative Activity.
+ Teaching or leadership experience appropriate to the position.
+ Scholarship/Creative Activity may be from a discipline related to architecture.
Preferred Qualifications Experience, Education, Knowledge & Skills
+ Demonstrated engagement with contemporary issues in architecture
The Successful Candidate Will
+ The role of the position is to integrate emerging, visionary, and interdisciplinary approaches into the architectural course curricula. Applicants who engage with diverse pedagogies and perspectives and who have undertaken a wide range of creative endeavors are encouraged to apply. A broad range of professional focus areas will be considered.
Position Special Requirements/Additional Information
This job description should not be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements, but a general description of the job. Nothing contained herein restricts Montana State Universitys rights to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.
Physical Demands
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
The Program
The Department
Consisting of 300 undergraduate and 60 graduate students, the School of Architecture offers a 5 -year professional program leading to a Master of Architecture degree, fully accredited by NAAB . Located in the heart of the Greater Yellowstone ecological system and the Intermountain West region, the School of Architecture, College of Arts & Architecture and Montana State University are internationally recognized for research and creative activity drawn from the social, cultural, and environmental opportunities of the region.
The College
The School of Architecture is one of four schools that make up the College of Arts & Architecture, along with the Schools of Art, Film & Photography and Music. The Director reports to the Dean of the College and serves as a key member of the Deans executive leadership team a consultative group of directors, administrators, and support staff who work closely to advance the missions of the schools, the college, and the university.
Posting Detail Information
Number of Vacancies 1
Desired Start Date January 2024
Position End Date (if temporary)
Open Date
Close Date
Applications will be:
Screening of applications will begin on August 28, 2023 ; however, applications will continue to be accepted until an adequate applicant pool has been established.
Special Instructions
Please attach the following in your application:
+ Research / Scholarship Statement, one-page
+ Current Curriculum Vitae
+ Teaching Statement, one-page
+ Portfolio of Creative Work and/or Research, 20-page max
+ Contact information for three references (within application)
Diversity Statement
Montana State University values diverse perspectives and is committed to continually supporting, promoting and building an inclusive and culturally diverse campus environment. MSU recognizes the importance of work-life integration and strives to be responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
In compliance with the Montana Veterans Employment Preference Act, MSU provides preference in employment to veterans, disabled veterans, and certain eligible relatives of veterans. To claim veterans preference please complete the veterans preference information located in the Demographics section of your profile.
MSUs Non-Discrimination Policy and Discrimination Grievance Procedures can be located on the MSU Website:

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