Submission Deadline: September 18, 2013
To recognize demonstrated excellence in teaching performance during the formative years of an architectural teaching career.
ACSA and AIAS are jointly sponsoring the award to recognize outstanding teaching abilities exhibited by faculty with a maximum of 10 academic semesters or 15 quarters of full-time teaching experience. Submissions should convey how they address ideas of cultural, social, economical, or environmental sustainability.
Faculty must teach at an ACSA full-member school, candidate school, affiliate school, or at an institution with an associated program. The candidate must also be a faculty member at an institution with an established AIAS or CASA chapter in good standing. Faculty members who have already received tenure are not eligible for this award. Any faculty member, administrator, AIAS or CASA member at an ACSA full-member school, candidate school, affiliate school, or at an institution with an associated program may nominate a candidate for the ACSA/AIAS New Faculty Teaching Award.
All materials are to be submitted through the online sytem by the nominator or nominee; once the nomination is finalized all parties will receive a confirmation email. The résumé and supporting letters are best uploaded as PDF documents. The supporting material (portfolio) must not exceed a total of 20, 8.5x11 pages and be submitted in PDF format. All material must be submitted by September 18, 2013 at 5:00 pm ET, online at www.acsa-arch.org and the submitter will need to log into the ACSA website in order to submit. Previous recipients are ineligible for this award.
Each submission shall contain the following information:
- Nomination Information, completed online during submission (www.acsa-arch.org);
- A letter explaining the reasons for the nomination according to the established criteria, not to exceed one page (PDF format);
- A résumé of the candidate summarizing his or her career (PDF format);
- No more than three supporting letters (in addition to the letter of nomination) from colleagues and/or students commenting upon the significance of the specific achievements of the candidate (each in seperate PDF format);
- A letter from the dean/chair of the nominee’s university, verifying the nominee has a maximum of 10 academic semesters or 15 quarters of full-time teaching experience (PDF format);
- Supporting material illustrating or describing the candidates achievements, which would include teaching evaluations, syllabi, or student work (not to exceed a total of 20, 8.5x11 pages, in PDF format).
Selection & Presentation
Applications will be assessed by a jury composed of two members of the AIAS national leadership and two members of the ACSA Board of Directors, none of whom shall be associated with any of the nominations. A maximum of three nominees will receive this award. The jury, in any year, may choose not to bestow the New Faculty Teaching Award. Winners will be announced at an Architecture Education Awards Ceremony during the 102nd ACSA Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, FL 2014. The ACSA president and AIAS vice-president will present winners with a certificate at the ACSA Annual Meeting.
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