Part-Time Lecturer, Architectural Lighting Design – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The USC School of Architecture invites applicants for a part-time faculty position in Architectural Lighting Design for Fall 2024. Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach graduate-level technical seminar courses on the artistic, scientific, and architectural aspects of lighting design. Candidates must demonstrate an understanding of the state of the art of daylighting and electric lighting as well as current code requirements, human factors considerations, controls, energy standards, and sustainability performance criteria.

Candidates must demonstrate the ability to apply appropriate quantitative analysis techniques, (including appropriate software-based analysis tools) in the context of the architectural design process. Experience with contemporary lighting simulation software tools is preferred.

The USC School of Architecture has long been socially minded. Our faculty works to integrate diversity and inclusion related strategies as we train a new generation of future practitioners tasked with imagining a better, more inclusive future

The core salary range for this position is $48.00 – $66.41 per hour. This is a part-time, 37.5% position.

When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

Qualifications: A Master of Building Science degree, Master of Architecture degree or equivalent is required. Preference is given to candidates with a proven track record of research and or related professional work or prior teaching experience at recognized schools of architecture.

Applicants will be asked to submit a CV, cover letter, 3-5 references with contact information, and selected work samples (portfolio/publications; 10 MB max).

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting

Questions about the position: contact Kyle Konis, Ph.D, AIA;

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