Design Researcher and Architectural Designer

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HKS is a team of more than 1,400 architects, interior designers, urban designers, scientists, artists, anthropologists and other professionals working together across industries and across the globe to create places that delight, heal and stimulate peak performance. We have nurtured a culture of extraordinary people with curious and creative minds who are passionate about delivering elegant solutions that solve our clients’ challenges. Our research teams dig deep to discover processes and ideas that improve outcomes--then they share them freely for everyone’s benefit. In all we do, we are mindful of the fragility of all life and of the planet.


Our Dallas office is looking for a Design Researcher and Architectural Designer to join the Heathcare team.


  • Participate in performance of research studies related to medical space planning and clinical operations.
  • Create appropriately rigorous research instruments/tools
  • Analyze research data
  • Document research findings
  • Present research findings
  • Assist architects not experienced in research in assimilating research into practice.


  • Minimum of Master's degree with experience in conducting research.
  • Architectural master given high consideration and/or
  • Interior Design Masters given high consideration.
  • Advanced degree (PhD) given preference.


  • Minimum of 2 years working experience in research.
  • Bona fide research experience while in school may be counted if led by a PhD faculty member.
  • Minimum of 5 years in architectural design industry.
  • Multi-sector design experience given preference.



HKS is an EEO/AA Employer: M/F/Disabled/Veteran



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