Architect and Project Designer positions – Charlottesville, VA

Madison Spencer Architects
Charlottesville, VA

Madison Spencer Architects with offices in Charlottesville, VA and a broad geographic presence seeks full time architects/ project designers.

Talented architects with knowledge of classical and traditional design, historical landmark structures & urban/town planning will enjoy the project array.

Minimum of 3 years experience preferred.

Associate track opportunities depending upon level of commitment and experience. Exceptional benefits. Willingness to travel and flexibility of working hours is preferred.

Please forward resume to:
Madison Spencer Architects
P.O. Box 2436
Charlottesville, VA 22902

MS@madisonspencer.com
LH@madisonspencer.com

http://madisonspencer.com/

Assistant/Associate Professor in the Practice of Classical Architecture and Urbanism – Washington, DC

The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC

Assistant/Associate Professor in the Practice of Classical Architecture and Urbanism

The School of Architecture and Planning at The Catholic University of America seeks to fill a Tenure Track position in the Practice of Classical Architecture and Urbanism, to begin in August 31, 2016. This position is part of a new program in Classical Architecture and Urbanism starting at CUA next Fall semester.

The School of Architecture and Planning, located in the nation’s capital, rich with examples of classical architecture, invites candidates to apply to this tenure track position. Applicants should be able to engage and interpret classical architecture as it applies to current practice in a studio context. Expectations are that candidates will investigate classicism from the vantage point of a larger discourse of the architecture of modern thought, as well as classicism in the context of current discourse such as sustainability, livability, preservation and the pressing concerns of today. Applicants will be expected to be able to explain and frame classicism across eras and regions.

We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University, which reads as follows: “As the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States, founded and sponsored by the bishops of the country with the approval of the Holy See, The Catholic University of America is committed to being a comprehensive Catholic and American institution of higher learning, faithful to the teachings of Jesus Christ as handed on by the Church. Dedicated to advancing the dialogue between faith and reason, The Catholic University of America seeks to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research, all in service to the Church, the nation and the world.”

Minimum Degree requirement: Master of Architecture or Bachelor of Architecture, registered architect with affiliations with national and international organizations and associations

Teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to: Design studios, seminars and specialty courses. Teaching will take place in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. A record of developing pedagogic framework is expected, with duties to include development of curricular content. Applicants should be able to link across scales from urbanism to architecture.

Service responsibilities include but are not limited to: school and university service on committees, student advising, developing links to other concentrations such as the sacred and cultural studies and urban practice concentrations.

Continuous progress on publications and research efforts is expected. A record of peer reviewed published (unbuilt and) built work, is expected.

Applications will be expected to be skilled in digital technologies, consistent with current professional practices of architecture.

Application requirements, which should include the following:

● A two-page personal statement indicating how the candidate, through his or her research, teaching, and service, would make a distinctive contribution to advancing the University’s and School’s mission through this position.
● Portfolio containing a significant sample of professional and creative work, scholarship, etc…
● Curriculum Vitae
● Three references names and contact information

Application Due Date: April 15 2016 via email by 5:00pm EST time

Applications should be sent to:
Professor Ann Cederna, Search Chair
The Catholic University of America
School of Architecture and Planning
Crough Center for Architecture Studies
Washington DC 20064

Application questions may be sent to: cederna@cua.edu

Please note: The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making the final offer of employment.

The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant/Associate Professor of the History, Theory and Criticism of Classical Architecture and Urbanism – Washington, DC

The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC

Assistant/Associate Professor of the History, Theory and Criticism of Classical
Architecture and Urbanism
The School of Architecture and Planning at The Catholic University of America seeks to fill a Tenure Track position in History, Theory and Criticism of Classical Architecture and Urbanism, to begin in August 31, 2016. This position is part of a new program in Classical Architecture and Urbanism starting at CUA next Fall semester.

The School of Architecture and Planning, located in the nation’s capital, rich with examples of classical architecture, invites candidates to apply to this tenure track position. Applicants should have the expertise in classical-era Greco-Roman, trans-empire architecture and urbanism. The position focuses on the history, theory and criticism of the classical tradition, while linking classical architecture to current practices and discourse. Applicants must have the ability to read classicism from the vantage of modern-times, interpret classicism in a variety of contexts and eras, and across disciplines including urbanism, sustainability, preservation, conservation, restoration, tectonics and engineering. Scholarly traditions of Geoffrey Scott, John Summerson, Colin Rowe, and James Ackerman, among others, should provide models for the successful applicant’s scholarship.

We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University, which reads as follows: “As the national university of the Catholic Church in the United States, founded and sponsored by the bishops of the country with the approval of the Holy See, The Catholic University of America is committed to being a comprehensive Catholic and American institution of higher learning, faithful to the teachings of Jesus Christ as handed on by the Church.

Dedicated to advancing the dialogue between faith and reason, The Catholic University of America seeks to discover and impart the truth through excellence in teaching and research, all in service to the Church, the nation and the world.”

The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate leadership in developing curricular and pedagogical frameworks for the new program on Classical Architecture and Urbanism both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A PhD with specialization in the areas of classical architecture and urbanism or similar level and type of expertise is expected.

Teaching responsibilities include but are not limited to: seminars, survey courses and contributing to design studios. Teaching will take place in both the undergraduate and graduate programs.

Service responsibilities include but are not limited to: school and university service on committees, student advising, developing links to other concentrations such as the sacred and cultural studies and urban practice concentrations and programs such as planning and sustainable design. Additionally, the position includes a leadership role in developing, promoting and recruiting for a specialization in the field.

A record of peer reviewed publications is required and successful grant writing experience is preferred.

Application requirements, which should include the following:

● A two-page personal statement indicating how the candidate, through his or her research, teaching, and service, would make a distinctive contribution to advancing the University’s and School’s mission through this position.
● Portfolio containing a significant sample of scholarship and writing
● Curriculum Vitae
● Three references names and contact information

Application Due Date: April 15, 2016 via email by 5:00pm EST time

Applications should be sent to:
Professor Ann Cederna, Search Chair
The Catholic University of America
School of Architecture and Planning
Crough Center for Architecture Studies
Washington DC 20064

Application questions may be sent to: cederna@cua.edu
Please note: The University will perform background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making the final offer of employment.

The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Architect/Architectural Intern/Draftsman – Vero Beach, FL

Moor, Baker & Associates, Architects, P. A.
Vero Beach, Florida
http://www.moorarch.com

Architect/Architectural Intern/Draftsman
Moor, Baker and Associates Architects, P.A. is the Vero Beach Florida-based partnership of architects, Peter D. Moor, Mary Juckiewicz and Chris Baker.

For over twenty years, they have built their reputation creating timeless architecture where clients’ needs, climate and site converge. The firm focuses on the private home, both new construction and renovation, an occasional commercial space or garden folly and any project furthering their interests in site planning, urbanism, craft, construction and the continuation of the traditional building arts. The team has received numerous professional awards, been published in the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America’s “A Decade of Art & Architecture 1992-2002” and many magazines including Coastal Living, Southern Living, Luxe and Tropical Home.

Job Description-Requirements

The position we wish to fill offers the benefits of a small beachside studio, relaxed in demeanor. Many of our projects are built locally offering you the opportunity to work closely with the finest craftsmen in the region.

A final set of our highly detailed construction documents represents our unique marriage between hand drawn design presentations and computer generated modeling.

This technique requires:

  •  Hand Drafting
  • Model Building
  • Familiarity with BIM, preferably REVIT
  • AutoCAD

More important than years of experience, you must bring an enthusiasm for learning and the desire to be submerged in every aspect of one of our projects.

Education: 4 Year Architectural Degree, minimum

Salary: Commensurate with experience.

Send cover letter, resume and work samples to: Peter Moor, peterm@moorarch.com

Designer/Junior Architect – New York, NY

Douglas C. Wright Architects
New York, NY

Douglas C. Wright Architects www.dcwarchitects.com seeks designers early in their careers with 3-6 years experience in the field of architecture.

The positions require fluency in AutoCAD, Google SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite programs, Photoshop, InDesign, Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

Other aspects we’d look for in hiring for the positions:

  • Good communication skills with other architects, team members, and the office.
  • Ability to work on several projects at the same time in a production role with some management and the potential for more.
  • Experience in a range of project types:  Residential primary, others –  Institutional, Commercial, Apartments – good but not required
  • An interest in learning from traditional design

Refined skills in the following are preferred, though not required:

  • Freehand drawing and design ability, hand drafting
  • Rendering skills in watercolor, marker, pencil or other media
  • For those with less experience, excellent rendering abilities and a positive ability to work with teams would be expected.

We are a young firm. There is much room for advancement. These are offered as career track positions. Excellent performance would be recognized and rewarded with greater responsibilities and compensation. Salaries would be commensurate with experience.
All interested applicants should include a cover letter stating your interest in the position, your resume and experience, including your role and responsibilities on projects (design, drafting, redlines, coordination, and project types in which you have experience ) and salary requirements.

Please also include a sample of your freehand sketching, drawing and graphic skills. Hand drawings and sketches as a part of your response are encouraged. Submissions of graphic work through the Archinect app center should be under 2Mb. Larger attachments will not be accepted. An applicant must be authorized to work in the US.

Please apply for this position only through the following link: http://archinect.com/jobs/entry/146199937/designer-junior-architect.  Please do not email the office directly, as these emails will not be read.

Douglas C. Wright Architects is a full service firm working on a wide range of project types:

  • Master planning for clubs, resorts, schools and other institutions
  • High-end residential – both houses and apartments
  • Large scale residential estates
  • Restorations and renovations
  • Country clubs
  • Schools and other institutional buildings
  • Commercial projects

Please see our website: www.dcwarchitects.com for an overview of the firm’s projects, design philosophy and work approach, and biography, and to consider if you would be interested in applying for the positions.

Our health insurance plan can be joined after three months employment with the firm. After six months of employment, DCWA pays half the individual employee’s health care premium.

We also offer profit sharing and a 401k to employees with at least one year of employment with the firm.

Positions could start immediately.