Employer Name: Goody Clancy
Building Science Architect/Specialist
Type of Employment: Full time
Experience Level: 1 to 7+ years
Location: Boston, MA


Goody Clancy seeks a Building Science Architect/Specialist to join our Boston-based practice working with higher-education clients on a variety of new-construction, renovation/addition, and preservation projects. Our practice areas – Science & Technology, Student Life, Business and Professional Schools, and Regenerative Renewal – offer a range of experiences and many opportunities for growth. The purpose of this role is to expand the firm’s leadership in sustainability by working across the practice to implement data-driven, climate responsive design by: identifying key performance opportunities within each project depending on its phase, advising on analysis and exploration to inform design outcomes, performing and/or working with team members to perform analytics across a range of climate measures, and working with teams to integrate building science knowledge and analysis findings into the design. While this role is expected to primarily support project teams on building science and climate analyses, some time will also be spent on architectural design, coordination, and documentation. The best candidate for this position will be passionate about designing for a positive climate impact and have qualifications as both an architect and building scientist with versatility to work in both areas of specialty. We are looking for creative, friendly, motivated and collaborative professionals who are actively engaged in ongoing learning and involved in the community outside the office.


  • Supports Director of Sustainability and Climate Action in accelerating data-driven design practices
  • Collaborates with project teams to identify key performance drivers in design, perform relevant analyses, and work with the team to incorporate results into the design process
  • Performs simulations to model energy use, daylight, thermal performance, occupant comfort, life cycle assessment, and other performance attributes
  • Coordinates with consultants related to building performance
  • Lead or support practice-based research on building science topics
  • Develops resources for internal education about building performance
  • Trains architecture staff on building science principals and design tools  
  • Collaborates with project team to develop design content and documentation at all phases


  • Professional architecture and/or building science degree; architectural registration is a plus
  • Interest in existing buildings and energy retrofits as well as new construction
  • Collaborative and flexible approach to team assignments
  • Proficiency in Autodesk Revit and building simulation software
  • Excellence in design, organization and communications


  • 100% Employee-owned firm through our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Firm sponsored training, licensure and conference attendance reimbursement
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave
  • Medical (70% employer-paid); life and disability insurance; available dental, optical, cafeteria plan, 401(k)
  • Hybrid workplace:  three days in office, two days work where you choose.

POSITION REPORTS TO: Director of Sustainability and Climate Action


Submit by e-mail to hr@goodyclancy.com.  Indicate the position for which you are applying.  Include a cover letter, resume and sample portfolio pages (attachments not to exceed 10MB) 

Goody Clancy is an Affirmative-Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program.  Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Information on the firm and its projects is available at www.goodyclancy.com

About the firm: Goody Clancy is an education design firm. We create transformative environments that foster discovery, community, innovation, and opportunity. Our firm brings together the talents of architects, preservationists, planners, and experts across numerous aspects of a campus ecosystem. These varied perspectives enrich the work we do and fuel a culture of learning and growth. Together, we are committed to doing what’s right for people and planet. This commitment touches every facet of our practice, from our leadership in sustainable design to our first-in-Boston JUST certification. Goody Clancy is honored to partner with clients and individuals who share our passion and vision for a positive future.

Goody, Clancy & Associates, Inc.
420 Boylston St.
Boston, MA  02116