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Milton Curry named new dean at USC School of Architecture

The veteran educator is at the forefront of architecture, urbanism and cultural theory

Milton S. F. Curry has been named dean of the USC School of Architecture, effective July 1. He will hold the Della and Harry MacDonald Dean’s Chair in Architecture.

USC Provost Michael Quick announced the appointment April 10  on behalf of USC President C. L. Max Nikias.

Curry comes to USC from the University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning, where he is associate dean for academic affairs and strategic initiatives. Chosen after an extensive national search, Curry is at the forefront of disciplinary areas on race, architecture and urbanism that engages cultural theory and humanities research.

“We are honored and excited to welcome Professor Curry to the USC School of Architecture,” Quick said. “Architecture has a profound impact on our culture. It is a profession and an art, local and global, and extremely creative. We know that Professor Curry will lead our students, faculty, research and practice to new heights.”

Employment Opportunity

Architectural Job Captain | Gruen Associates
Los Angeles, CA | 01.04.17

Gruen Associates is an award-winning Los Angeles architectural, planning and landscape design firm with a diverse and extensive portfolio of projects. Our depth of experience provides support and mentoring for our staff members, while our passion for innovation encourages creativity in a broad range of building types.

We are looking for accomplished full-time candidates with experience in Commercial building types. Qualified candidates should be aspirational and familiar with the building type, technologies, and applicable codes, able to work effectively as part of an overall design team, and experienced with ACAD programs. Staff members work closely with senior staff and principles on each project from schematic design through construction administration. People with initiative and the willingness to push themselves and take responsibility are ideal candidates.  We pride ourselves in mentoring employees in their careers, and provide opportunities for career advancement and promotion.  This is a position for a hard-working and talented individual with an opportunity to develop one’s career in a highly professional setting.

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We offer a benefits package to full-time employees, including health insurance, a 401(k) plan, vacation time and paid sick leave, and a competitive salary commensurate with experience. 

Gruen Associates is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity of backgrounds, perspectives, experience and skills. We offer a collaborative and innovative culture with unique opportunities for growth and experience, and we evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

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