Visiting Teaching Fellowship

Denver, CO
Jun 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - College of Architecture and Planning

Visiting Teaching Fellowship

The Department of Architecture in the College of Architecture and Planning is recruiting for a two year Teaching Fellowship position beginning Fall 2017. The position is an at-will faculty position with reappointment on an annual basis. The position is a 50%-to-100%-time subject to the successful candidate's availability and the needs of the Department of Architecture.

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a comprehensive urban research university serving more than 18,000 students in metropolitan Denver and online. We award nearly 5,000 degrees each year. Our award-winning faculty and renowned researchers offer nearly 150 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. Our campuses currently have over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs at our comprehensive campus in the heart of Denver, we offer a wide array of health-related programs and facilities at our Anschutz Medical Campus. Denver is one of America's most vibrant urban centers and the CU Denver campus, located just steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts, the central business district and the Lower Downtown Historic District (LoDo), affords our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets. The Denver campus is the home of the most diverse student body among public research universities in Colorado.

The College of Architecture and Planning at CU Denver is the only college in Colorado offering comprehensive programs in the design and planning of the built environment, from undergraduate through professional master's degrees to the interdisciplinary doctorate. Nearly 700 students are enrolled in accredited architecture, landscape architecture, urban and regional planning, urban design, and historic preservation programs. The Department of Architecture offers a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Architecture and a Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) professional degree. The BS in Architecture is a young and growing program with over 300 students and the M.Arch. program admits approximately 90 students per year. The concentration of architecture firms, private foundations, state and federal agencies along Colorado's Front Range affords a wealth of research and learning opportunities for faculty and students alike. For further information go to:

Job Summary:

The Teaching Fellowship position will be an integral part of the established Design Build Certificate program, Colorado Building Workshop, within the Department of Architecture at the College of Architecture and Planning. Teaching responsibilities will include studios, and seminars in innovative building assemblies, construction systems, and/or material tectonics in the undergraduate and graduate programs. The faculty seek candidates experienced in the realm of architectural design through innovative building practices, specifically design build. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate expertise in innovative building material assemblies, one-to-one production, or advanced project delivery methods.


Minimum Qualifications:
  • A Masters of Architecture or comparable terminal degree
  • Experience teaching seminar, lecture, and studio-level courses
  • An established or developing program of research/creative work
Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least one year of experience participating in or teaching design build or one to one fabrication at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Professional registration, or working toward professional registration
  • Publications and/or evidence of accomplished creative work
  • Professional practice in the field of architecture

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

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The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to applications received by February 15th, 2017. When applying at CU Careers (Posting Number 08098), applicants must include: 1) Curriculum Vitae including website address, if available. 2) Statement addressing career objectives, overview of experience and achievements, approach to teaching, research goals, and a summary of teaching evaluations, if available. 3) Names and contact information for three referees. 4) A summary portfolio of work, professional or academic, not to exceed 2.5 Mb. You may also include a link to where a more comprehensive portfolio can be found, if you choose, or send your portfolio (or its link) directly to the Search Committee Chair, Erik Sommerfeld at

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Denver

Department: D0001 -- Denver Campus - 30114 - CAP-Architecture Department

Schedule: Part-time

Posting Date: Jan 13, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: John Semple

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00701191