Assistant Professor of Architecture (Tenure-Track)

Alabama, United States
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Feb 10, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

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Assistant Professor of Architecture (Tenure-Track)

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Job Description Summary

The School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture at Auburn University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Architecture with teaching responsibilities centered in design studio as well as a specialized topic area, commencing August 2021.

The School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture ( APLA ) has a 110-year history of educating architects, interior architects, landscape architects and planners. The school contributes to the region and to the profession through outreach, scholarship and creative work. APLA includes three allied disciplines: Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Landscape Architecture, and offers both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree options. APLA resides in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction along with the School of Industrial and Graphic Design and the McWhorter School of Building Science.

The Architecture program seeks candidates who are interested in building upon and extending the school’s tradition of teaching and learning through visualization, fabrication and construction.

Candidates should have a strong interest in teaching upper year level design studios, and an interest in one or a combination of the following topic areas:

Contemporary Practice and Urbanism
Digital Media & Digital Workflows

Candidates will be expected to continue and/or develop an active program of scholarly and creative work within the discipline which will be supported by the Architecture program.

The primary responsibility of a successful candidate for this position is to teach undergraduate architecture studios, lecture courses, and seminars/workshops in one of the topic areas above.

APLA is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, outreach, and service. Excellent interpersonal skills are required.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold a PhD, Master of Architecture, or a Bachelor of Architecture plus a terminal degree in a related field, at the time employment begins.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time this position is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Auburn University is an EEO / VET /Disability Employer.

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include: demonstrated ability to teach design studio and related courses in a professional degree program, evidence of outstanding design skills, evidence of research/creative scholarship or the ability to develop and maintain an active research/creative scholarly program, and candidates holding a professional license in Architecture, or who have completed the experience requirements of the AXP program.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Required submission materials include:

1) a letter of interest that identifies an area of teaching specialization and scholarly plan;
2) a curriculum vitae;
3) names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three references;
4) a print-ready portfolio of professional, creative work and /or research, examples of prior teaching experience.

Applicants must apply online at:

In addition to the online submission, candidates must submit one print copy of the portfolio as described above. The portfolio of work will not be returned to the candidate and should be mailed to:

Architecture Faculty Search
School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture
104 Dudley Hall
Auburn University, AL 36849
Attn: Christian Dagg

Review of applications will begin 28 February 2021 and continue until the position is filled. If applicants have questions or need assistance in completing the application, including reasonable accommodations, please email Colleen Newschwander at

Auburn University is understanding and sensitive to the family needs of faculty including dual-career couples. Please visit the following website for additional information:

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities of all individuals without regards to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching &/or Personal Work Portfolio (2)
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