NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE

Research Associate, Department of Architecture

Location
Singapore
Posted
20 Dec 2021
End of advertisement period
19 Jan 2022
Ref
5846444
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description

Research Associate (Department of Architecture)

The Research Associate will assist the programme directors of the MSc Integrated Sustainable Design programme with the following:

I. ADMINISTRATION

  1. Day-to-day management of the programme, such as the logistics of studios including online/hybrid learning, coordination of semester schedules, liaison and coordination with external parties, etc.
  2. Strategic initiatives relating to programme outreach, marketing, funding etc.

II. RESEARCH

  1. Collation and analyses of studio work
  2. Prepare research for publication in various forms, such as academic papers, books, policy papers, etc. This includes writing, liaison with publishers, book designers, etc.
  3. Prepare/edit visual information – drawings, photographs for publications
  4. Disseminate/present research findings in various fora

III. TEACHING

  • Studio-based teaching, approximately two afternoons a week during teaching semesters.
  • Lectures on topics relating to studio research and industry practices
  • Organize and conduct site visits

Qualifications

Candidates should have the following qualifications/experience:

  1. At least a Master’s degree, specializing in sustainability in the built environment
  2. Authored or co-authored publications on sustainability (books, magazine articles, journal papers, etc.)
  3. Experience in studio-based teaching in a tertiary institution. Preference will be given to candidates with a working knowledge of systems thinking as a pedagogy.
  4. Experience in the delivery of sustainable solutions in a professional setting. Preference will be given to candidates who have been directly involved in projects that are on the frontlines of sustainable design thinking in Singapore and Asia.