Assistant or Associate Professor in Architecture, General Faculty

Charlottesville, VA
Oct 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Working Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Architecture, General Faculty

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Architecture

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 10-05-2017

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia School of Architecture is seeking one or two qualified candidates at the rank of general faculty to begin fall 2018. Ranked general faculty are equivalent to Professors of Practice with renewable appointments, benefits, and a teaching load of 50-100% part-time or full-time depending on the appointment. All ranked general faculty members at UVA are expected to teach, work with the Chair of Architecture in developing curriculum, and serve on a range of School-wide committees, while vigorously pursuing an agenda of high profile design research and creative production.

Of interest to the faculty at this time are applicants who have a demonstrated record of excellence teaching Design Studio in Architecture at the graduate and undergraduate levels and the ability to teach lecture, seminar and/or lab courses in one of the following areas of specialization: (1) Architectural History, Theory and Analysis; (2) Urban Design, Landscape and Ecology; (3) Building Technologies and Environmental Systems; or (4) Advanced Digital Technologies. Candidates will also be expected to contribute to the ongoing development of the School, its programs, and curricula. Successful candidates for this position will have an MArch. or equivalent with further experience and/or an advanced degree (post-professional Master's degree, PhD. or equivalent) in their area of specialization.

Applicants must complete a candidate profile on Jobs@: and electronically attach the following to posting 0621753:

1) A cover letter stating interest in one of the above positions and that summarizes their scholarly research, design work, and teaching philosophy, including summary of notable accomplishments in design/research and teaching.
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Contact information for references noting your professional relationship to each.
4) Digital portfolio of examples of teaching and design research
Digital portfolios should be submitted to UVA Box at the following e-mail address: uploaded as a single PDF file not exceeding 10MB; for questions or Jobs@ system related assistance, please contact Adela Su, Assistant to the Department Chair, Please do not send materials by email or hard copies to the Chair of the Department of Architecture.

Application deadline: January 8, 2018.

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The search committee is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and/or service.

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