Advertised Employing Department: Architecture
Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:
The Department of Architecture at Iowa State University invites applications for a Teaching Laboratory Associate, to support the growth and development of The Computation + Construction Lab (CCL) which is a new, growing initiative that combines research, teaching, and outreach. The CCL houses digital fabrication and design/build equipment and tools.
Primary responsibilities include: assisting with the day-to-day operations of the Lab, overseeing student employment, performing maintenance and repairing equipment, inventorying and purchasing tools and material, overseeing lab safety and certification, and holding training sessions for students and faculty, as required. In addition, the manager will aid in the development of the research portfolio of the Lab.
The successful candidate will possess knowledge of machine vendors and replacement parts; general maintenance; familiarity with woodworking tools and safety regulations in a wood shop environment. The candidate will possess carpentry and electrical skills and an expertise in the construction process. In addition, the candidate will have the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students in the development of the CCL.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 1 year of related experience.
Preferred Education and Experience:
-Master of Architecture or a Master of Science in a related design field such as industrial design, digital fabrication or computation;-Extensive experience with manufacturing/fabrication processes;-Experience working with management and administration;-Experience supervising and instructing students
Guaranteed consideration will be given to applicants who apply by 06/04/2017.Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Guaranteed Consideration Date: 06/01/2017
Posting Number: 70227P