Number of Vacancies:
Area of Consideration:
Open To The Public
Part -Time, Temporary
Pay Plan, Series & Grade:
varies depending on assignment; minimum $950
per credit hour
Open Until Filled
4200 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC
Brief Description of Duties
The Department of Architecture and Urban Sustainability at The
University of the District of Columbia, College of Agriculture,
Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences (CAUSES) seeks
candidates for an Adjunct faculty position at the rank of Assistant
or Associate Professor in the Architecture and Community Planning
programs, with a start date of approximately August 16, 2021
This position requires the Assistant/Associate Faculty Member to
meet a specific need to:
- Teach design studios in the undergraduate (B.S. in
Architecture) program, as well as lecture and seminar courses in
their area of expertise at either the undergraduate or NAAB
accredited (candidate). With specific expertise in teaching the
- ARCP 101 BASIC DESIGN AND COMMUNICATION I
- ARCP 123 ARCHITECTURE AND PLANNING GRAPHICS
at the undergraduate level.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Minimum Job Requirement
- Utilize a variety of assessment techniques to ensure
achievement of student learning outcomes.
- A willingness to familiarize themselves with a variety of
instructional delivery methods, including on-line learning and
social media, to provide educational content and opportunities
supported by evidence-based research and individual expertise.
- Demonstrate a familiarity with, or willingness to learn,
Blackboard and Banner systems or other learning management
- Be familiar with the National Architectural Accrediting Board
(NAAB) accreditation standards.
- Work collaboratively with the Department Chair, Associate Dean,
Program faculty, other academic units in CAUSES land-grant programs
as well as with District of Columbia (DC) agencies and service
providers to effectively address DC and national program priorities
related to professional Architecture practice.
- Perform general student advisement, hold office hours, and
perform course reviews with appropriate corrective/enhancement
Information to Applicant
Condition of Employment:
- Terminal degree in Architecture (M.Arch. or B.Arch plus
post-professional master’s degree in architecture or related
- Practice experience and Registered Architect (required) in one
of the 54 U.S. jurisdictions, licensure in the District of Columbia
- Strong interpersonal skills, excellent verbal and written
- Familiarity with and adherence to NAAB accreditation
Temporary employment may be ended
at anytime with or without cause.
Collective Bargaining Unit:
Dependent upon certain criteria,
this position may be eligible for representation and require
payment of union fees through direct payroll deduction.
Due to the temporary nature of this
appointment, this position is ineligible for benefits.
Equal Opportunity Employer:
The District of Columbia
Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
candidates will receive consideration without regard to race,
color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities,
matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.
Notice of Non-Discrimination:
In accordance with the D.C.
Human Rights Act of 1977, as amended, D.C. Official Code, Section
2-1401.01 et. seq., (Act) the University of the District of
Columbia does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived:
race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status,
personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity or
expression, familial status, family responsibilities,
matriculation, political affiliation, genetic information,
disability. Sexual harassment is a form of sex discrimination which
is also prohibited by the Act. In addition, harassment based on any
of the above protected categories is prohibited by the Act.
Discrimination in violation of the Act will not be tolerated.
Violators will be subject to disciplinary action.
Applicants claiming veteran’s
preference must submit official proof at the time of
At this time, the University of the
District of Columbia does not provide sponsorship for visas (e.g.
H-1B). This job is also ineligible for Optional Practical Training
Pursuant to the requirements of the
Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988, the individual selected to fill
this position will, as a condition of employment, be required to
notify his/her immediate supervisor, in writing, not later than
five (5) days after conviction of any criminal drug statute
occurring in the workplace.
Employment with the University of
the District of Columbia is contingent upon a satisfactory
background investigation. The determination of a 'satisfactory
background investigation' is made at the sole discretion of the
University of the District of Columbia. The University may refuse
to hire a finalist, rescind an offer of employment to a finalist or
review and may terminate the employment of a current employee based
on the results of a background investigation.
Disposition of Resume:
Resumes received outside the area of
consideration and/or after the closing date will not be given
consideration. You must resubmit your resume to receive
consideration for any subsequent advertised position vacancies. For
the purpose of employment, resumes are not considered job
applications. Therefore, if selected for employment a UDC
application will be required.
Official Job Offers are made by the University
of the District of Columbia, Office of Human Resources Only.
All inquiries related to employment and
job applications should be directed to UDC Office of Human
Resources at (202) 274-5380.
The University of the District of Columbia is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women,
veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For
a full version of the University’s EO Policy Statement, please