Urban Design Program Director Position Opens at UNC Charlotte

Charlotte, NC_The Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte Center City (right)

The School of Architecture (SoA) invites applications for the position of Director of the Master of Urban Design Program, housed in The Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte Center City.

As the Director of the Master of Urban Design program, responsibilities include articulating a vision for the program and providing intellectual leadership within this context of local and global challenges. Acting as a liaison with the Director of the SoA, other program directors, the Graduate School, and the Office of International Programs; collaborating with the research work of the City Building Lab (CBL); overseeing curricular planning and evaluation; serving as the primary advisor for MUD students; leading outreach and recruitment efforts; and liaising with local professionals and communities. Responsibilities also include teaching urban design studios and seminars, potential courses abroad as part of MUD’s integral international summer program, as well as advanced courses in SoA’s professional program in Architecture. Candidates must be good communicators, effective collaborators, accomplished researchers, and innovative teachers.

Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate expertise in contemporary urban design practices, including but not limited to urban infrastructure, health and the environment, parametric urban design, urban ecology and resilience, or similar areas of concentration. Candidates must demonstrate expertise in urban design and possess either: 1) a professional degree in Architecture (M.Arch., B.Arch. + post-professional graduate degree, and or other equivalent degree) or 2) a PhD in architecture, planning, or related field. A professional license is preferred.

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