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Visiting Professor of Practice- Interior Architecture

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 21, 2024

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Architecture
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Visiting Professor of Practice- Interior Architecture

Job no: 533561

Work type: Faculty - Other

Location: Eugene, OR

Categories: Architecture/Art/Design, Instruction

Department: School of Architecture and Environment
Rank: Professor of Practice
Annual Basis: 9 Month

Review of Applications Begins

April 3, 2024; position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

In addition to a completed online application, including names and contact information for three professional references, please upload a CV. Candidates may be asked to submit additional information.

Department Summary

The College of Design (DSGN) is a multidisciplinary academic unit with approximately 100 tenure-related faculty members, 150 non-tenure-related faculty members, 50 staff, and 1,700 student majors in 9 departments and programs (23 degree programs).

The School of Architecture & Environment is part of the College of Design at the University of Oregon, an Association of American Universities member and tier-one research institution in the Pacific Northwest that is ranked “highest research activity” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. The School of Architecture & Environment offers doctoral degree programs in architecture and landscape architecture, graduate degrees in historic preservation, fully accredited graduate and undergraduate professional degrees in architecture, interior architecture, and landscape architecture, and concurrent graduate degree programs.

The main School of Architecture & Environment campus as well as the architecture, landscape architecture, and interior architecture departments are located in Eugene, Oregon with satellite programs in Portland, Oregon. Both Portland and Eugene are socially progressive, bike-friendly, and family-friendly cities with ambitious goals for carbon emissions reduction and community well-being. The University of Oregon has an active Native American Student Union centered at the Many Nations Longhouse. The Black Student Task Force has recently broken ground on a new Black Cultural Center. The new Kalapuya Ilihi Residence Hall at the University of Oregon houses academic communities in Art + Design, Media and Social Action, Native American and Indigenous Studies, and Social Activism. The School of Architecture and Environment is housed in the College of Design alongside the School of Art + Design and the School of Planning, Public Policy, and Management. For more information on the school and programs, please visit

Position Summary

The School of Architecture & Environment is seeking a dedicated and experienced individual to join our faculty as a Visiting Professor of Practice. This position will offer studio, workshop, and lecture courses in the Department of Interior Architecture on the Eugene campus.

Additionally, this position will serve as an advisor and mentor to students, offering guidance on both professional and creative matters pertinent to their coursework. This includes assisting students in navigating academic challenges, refining their design skills, and preparing them for success in their future careers.

The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in interior architecture, with a demonstrated ability to effectively teach and engage students in both theoretical concepts and practical applications. They should also have a passion for mentoring and supporting students as they progress through their academic journey.

Overall, this position offers a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to contribute to the academic excellence of the Department while making a meaningful impact on the development of future professionals in the field.

Minimum Requirements

  • A degree in a relevant discipline or a comparable combination of coursework and professional experience equal to a tenured professor.

    Professional Competencies

  • Knowledge of and interest in interior architecture.
  • Effective communication with students, faculty, and community stakeholders in design and public projects.

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching in higher education.
  • Experience coordinating or managing projects including public participation.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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