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Emerging Scholar in Design

University of Texas at Austin
Texas, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Jan 31, 2024

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Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Architecture
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Emerging Scholar in Design

College/School/Unit: School of Architecture
Posted: Nov 20, 2023
Apply By: Open until filled


Position Title: Emerging Scholar in Design

Location: Austin, Texas

Deadline: Application review will begin February 1, 2024, and will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture invites applications and nominations for its 2024-26 Emerging Scholar in Design. The prestigious two-year fellowship offers promising individuals at the beginning of their academic careers in architecture and its allied fields the opportunity to develop a distinctive body of work and provides a unique teaching experience in the context of a supportive academic environment. The school is seeking a candidate that is highly motivated and positioned to integrate their scholarly trajectory with their pedagogical agenda. Intersectional research and work that is both technologically-rigorous and justice-centered is especially encouraged.


The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest and most highly regarded public universities, situated in the 10th most populous city in the United States. The School of Architecture offers professionally accredited degree programs in Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, and Community and Regional Planning, with post-professional and research degree programs in Sustainable Design, Urban Design, Historic Preservation, and Architectural History. In addition to the disciplines located within the School of Architecture, the university hosts programs, departments, and centers that engage in research related to this position. In addition, the school houses one of the largest material libraries in the United States and has a dedicated technology lab to support research in AR/VR, drones, robotics, and digital fabrication. For additional information about the School of Architecture, its programs, and its people, please visit the website:


The scholar will teach two design studios and an elective or support course each year. Teaching responsibilities may involve both graduate and undergraduate programs. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate is expected to contribute to the school's intellectual life by engaging in critical theoretical or creative work, which they will develop during their time as the emerging scholar and present to the university community in the last semester of their appointment through a public format, such as a lecture or exhibition. The successful candidate must hold a professional or terminal degree in a design discipline, complemented by evidence of current research or design work that is aligned with the theme of this call.

Application Instructions

Application review will begin will begin February 1 and will continue until the position is filled.

To be considered for the Emerging Scholar in Design, please submit the following materials through Interfolio:
  • A statement of interest describing your research and teaching objectives for the fellowship
  • A current CV
  • A PDF portfolio of creative work or scholarship not to exceed 20 pages
  • Contact information for three references

All materials must be submitted through interfolio.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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