Lecturer in Architecture

Lexington, KY
May 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The School of Architecture at the University of Kentucky's College of Design seeks applicants for a full-time lecturer position with expertise in one or more of the following categories: design; sustainability-oriented design; computation; digital fabrication and visualization; building technology. Experience teaching core curriculum courses is desirable. The assignment will begin on August 16, 2017 and will include an initial 2-year appointment with an option for renewal based upon performance reviews.

All faculty at the School of Architecture support the design centered curriculum by applying research, professional, and creative expertise to innovative studio, seminar, and/or lecture course offerings. The School seeks candidates who have an agenda of scholarly research and/or creative work and who are committed to professional, scholarly, and teaching excellence. Teaching loads may vary from semester to semester. As a land-grant institution, university and professional service are an expectation.

The School of Architecture grants the NAAB accredited professional degree in architecture through undergraduate and graduate coursework. The College of Design also includes the School of Interiors and the Department of Historic Preservation.

Applicants should apply via the UK Jobs site and should include:
• Curriculum Vitae
• Cover Letter
• Samples of scholarly or creative work (upload under Specific Request 1)
• Examples of teaching experience (upload under Specific Request 2)

Please provide the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be addressed to the Director of the School of Architecture, Jeffrey Johnson at jeffrey.r.johnson@uky.edu.

Job Title
Lecturer in Architecture

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8N100:School of Architecture

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

A terminal degree in Architecture.

Required Related Experience

Experience teaching in higher education; experience in the profession.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Open Untill Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • Archinect
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend, and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
  4. Specific Request 2
Optional Documents