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Fwd: [acadia] Digital Fabrication Staff position at Univ. of Cincinnati

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Von: Nancy Yen-wen Cheng <
Datum: 27. Juli 2011 18:44:36 MESZ
Kopie: “Harfmann, Anton \(harfmaac\)” <
Betreff: Re: [acadia] Digital Fabrication Staff position at Univ. of Cincinnati

University of Cincinnati’s College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning has excellent equipment, a stimulating discplinary mix and strong leadership under our former membership officer and incoming IJAC editor, Associate Dean Anton Harfmann.  Please spread the word about this opportunity at their school.

- Nancy


Digital Fabrication Staff Position in the College of DAAP at the University of Cincinnati


The DAAP Rapid Prototyping Center (RPC) at the University of Cincinnati currently maintains a robust lab with powder printing, laser cutting and CNC mills to support the design and innovation efforts of faculty and students in Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning. The RPC focuses on academic projects allowing faculty and students to experiment with new technologies in digital fabrication. As a collective whole, the RPC staff spends their time operating machines to produce academic projects and working directly with students and faculty to improve their capabilities in digital fabrication strategies and techniques.

Position Description

This position will participate in the overall operation of the Rapid Prototyping Center including, scheduling work flow through the lab, programming projects in preparation for CNC machining, operating the RPC equipment and developing training and teaching materials. This position requires excellent communication skills, strong skills in 3-D design and modeling as well as CNC machine operation. In addition to machine programming and operation, a major focus of this position will be the development of online training resources documenting concepts strategies, and details of digital fabrication for the design related professions. The development and management of this content involves working collaboratively with faculty in the various disciplines to produce high quality materials to help students navigate the complexities of the digital fabrication environment. Skills in updating a wiki based web site and technical writing are highly desirable as are strong design and organizational skills.

Apply on line at

Search for position number 211IT096


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Nancy Yen-wen Cheng, RA, LEED AP
Portland Architecture Program Director & Associate Professor
University of Oregon, 70 NW Couch St, Room 458, Portland , OR , 97209 USA, (503) 412-3718 phone, (503) 412-3745 fax,
ACADIA President

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