Cal Poly Pomona’s Department of Architecture (CPP ARC) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin Fall 2019.
The new faculty is expected to teach architecture studios, lectures, and seminars at the graduate and undergraduate level, engage in scholarly activities in the area of Design Research, and take a leadership position within the graduate program. Applicants with work that incorporates a global perspective, a commitment to diversity in higher education, and especially a demonstrated ability to teach students from underrepresented minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
Qualified candidates must have a terminal degree (M.ARCH. or Ph.D.) in Architecture or Architecture History or Theory from a NAAB accredited (or recognized equivalent) university, a minimum of two (2) years of teaching experience in design or related fields at the university level, one (1) year of experience in academic leadership and/or management at an institution, a record of distinction in teaching and design research, and a demonstrated ability to contribute to the excellence of our diverse academic community through teaching, research, and service as well as a commitment to work and experience working in an inclusive environment.
A completed application will consist of: A cover letter that describes the candidate’s teaching and research experience, a curriculum vitae, the names and contact information for three references, an 8 ½ x 11 portfolio (maximum 20 pages) of professional work/research and teaching, an unofficial transcript showing the highest degree earned, a CPP application form, and a Student Success Statement about candidates teaching, or other experiences, successes, and challenges in working or otherwise engaging with a diverse student population.
Consideration of complete applications will begin on 12/1/18 and will continue until the position is filled. For an expanded position description and application please see the posting at https://apply.interfolio.com/55746
Applications must be submitted via Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/55746
Students are the strength of Cal Poly Pomona Architecture (CPP/ARC). Many are the first in their family to attend college, most come from diverse backgrounds and a substantial number of students transfer from a community college to fulfill their dream of becoming an architect. The students of CPP/ARC bring a drive and work ethic that allows them to excel, to establish their careers and to contribute to the design of the built environments of California and beyond.
The Architecture program at Cal Poly Pomona emerged from the creative and practical incubator of Los Angeles, which has long encouraged experimentation as it continually reinvents itself. Our Department also owes its diverse population and perspectives about the practice of architecture to the multicultural demographics of Southern California and the broad spectrum of creative opportunities found in the region. Experimental movements in architecture, along with the influences of high-tech, film, aerospace, and the region’s real estate development economy, are manifest in the department curriculum. The program begins with a core foundation in design, followed by the technical training necessary for the practice of architecture. At the upper division, students explore electives, topic studios, and culminating projects that range from the theoretical to the practical. Many students focus on sustainability, preservation, urban design, healthcare, education, and hospitality design. Along this journey students build awareness of cultural phenomena, and emerging fabrication and construction techniques, which enriches their work, leading to a variety of careers in architecture.
Our program consistently graduates well-trained, creative and socially responsible designers that land terrific jobs or pursue challenging graduate studies. As we move forward, new ideas about architecture will transform the built environment, technologies will evolve, practice will surely change, and the students of CPP/ARC will graduate prepared to make valuable contributions to the profession.
Cal Poly Pomona Architecture, values our relationship with industry. Our program owes much to the architecture and development communities, who are always welcome into our studios as critics, mentors, and ultimately as employers. We consider you a lifelong partner that completes the training initiated in our programs. Come see the work, come meet our students and faculty, you are always welcome!
Chair and Professor
Department of Architecture
We are pleased to showcase our most recent catalog of student work from Cal Poly Pomona’s Department of Architecture at ISSUU. The booklet should give you a sense of the excellent work that is produced every year by students in our program.
The Department of Architecture at the College of Environmental Design has made the DesignIntelligence list of the Top 25 undergraduate and graduate architecture programs in the country for the fourth year in a row. The Department of Architecture’s excellence (and top ten status) was noted in several categories:
- Top 25 UNDERGRADUATE (BArch) Program in the United States: No. 12 Nationally
- Top Ten GRADUATE INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE (M.Int.Arch.) Program in the United States: No. 8 Nationally
- Top Ten Program in PROJECT PLANNING and MANAGEMENT in the United States: No. 7 Nationally
- Top Ten Program in PRACTICE MANAGEMENT in the United States: No. 5 Nationally
- Top Ten Program in ENGINEERING FUNDAMENTALS in the United States: No. 5 Nationally
- Top Ten Program in CONSTRUCTION METHODS and MATERIALS in the United States: No. 6 Nationally
- Top Ten Program in HEALTHY BUILT ENVIRONMENTS in the United States: No. 8 Nationally
- Top Ten Program in SUSTAINABLE BUILT ENVIRONMENTS/ADAPTIVE DESIGN/RESILIENT DESIGN in the United States: No. 10 Nationally
The Department of Architecture has its studio space in Buildings 89, 3 and 7.
The department also has a digital fabrication lab (Building 89A), structures lab (Building 89A), print lab (Building 3), and a woodshop (Building 45).
College of Environmental Design
Browse the departments and centers housed under the College:
- Department of Architecture
- Department of Art
- Department of Landscape Architecture
- Department of Urban and Regional Planning
- Lyle Center for Regenerative Studies
The College also manages the operations of the Neutra VDL House, two permanent University Art Galleries, and maintains an Alumni Portal making connections for its graduates: