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Architecture Teachers, Postsecondary

Also called: Architecture Professor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor

What they do:
Teach courses in architecture and architectural design, such as architectural environmental design, interior architecture/design, and landscape architecture. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
On the job, you would:
  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, and course materials and methods of instruction.
  • Prepare course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
  • Prepare and deliver lectures to undergraduate or graduate students on topics such as architectural design methods, aesthetics and design, and structures and materials.

Knowledge

Engineering and Technology
  • design
  • building and construction
Arts and Humanities
  • English language
  • music, dance, visual arts, drama, or sculpture
Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
Communications
  • multimedia

Skills

Basic Skills
  • reading work related information
  • talking to others
Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilities

Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • communicate by writing
Ideas and Logic
  • use rules to solve problems
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
Math
  • choose the right type of math to solve a problem
  • add, subtract, multiply, or divide

Personality

People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
  • Dependability
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Independence
  • Initiative
  • Self Control
  • Persistence

Technology

You might use software like this on the job:

Computer aided design CAD software Hot Technology
  • Autodesk AutoCAD Hot Technology
  • Autodesk Revit Hot Technology
Computer based training software
  • Blackboard Learn
  • Desire2Learn
Graphics or photo imaging software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Illustrator Hot Technology
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Photoshop Hot Technology

Education

Education: (rated 5 of 5)
doctoral degree or
professional degree
usually needed

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Job Outlook

Bright Outlook
New job opportunities are very likely in the future.
Salary
$86,980
$42,540
$174,300
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