Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Architecture (Full-time, Non-tenure track)

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Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor of Architecture (Full-time, Non-tenure track)

Architecture Department, Tyler School of Art, Temple University

Temple University’s Tyler School of Art invites applications for a full-time visiting Professor of Architecture at the rank of assistant or associate professor.

The candidate will be joining Tyler’s distinguished arts and design faculty in the Architecture Department. Located on a vibrant urban campus in Philadelphia, PA, Temple University has more than 38,000 students in 17 schools and colleges. The Architecture Department offers undergraduate programs in Architecture, Facilities Management and Architectural Preservation and a professional Master of Architecture degree. Other Tyler degrees include offerings in Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Community Development, and City and Regional Planning as well as programs in the arts. In fall 2019, the Department will launch new graduate degrees, including a Master of Science in Architecture, with optional concentrations in Health and Design, Advanced Technologies and Design, and Urban Ecologies and Design, and a Master of Science in Facilities Planning with an optional concentration in Health Facilities. Temple’s Tyler School of Art is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.


The successful candidate will teach design studios at the undergraduate and/or graduate level and other courses within the candidate’s area of expertise. The candidate will also serve on department and school committees and participate in other activities such as curriculum development, etc.


The ideal candidate will demonstrate a track record of excellence in design and design thinking and engage in specialized research, academic, professional, and/or creative activities with a demonstrated commitment to interdisciplinary work. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience, and must hold a terminal degree in architecture (Master of Architecture or international equivalent) or Bachelor of Architecture along with a post-professional degree or equivalent. Professional licensure is desirable.

Application Requirements

This is a 1-year visiting professor position that begins in August 2018. Applications should include a letter of intent, signed and dated curriculum vita, a professional portfolio, and documentation of recent student work and/or sample course syllabi, a brief (250 word) statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references with e-mail and telephone contact information. Finalists should be prepared to submit course evaluations for courses taught and official transcripts.

Salary and rank will be at an assistant or associate professor level and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to increasing diversity in both its community and its curricula. Women, people of color, and other candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants can submit PDF files of materials to Valentina Cleary via email ([email protected]). Materials should be submitted by June 25, 2018 and review of candidates will begin shortly after that time.

All inquiries should be directed to:


Valentina Cleary

Architecture Building

Tyler School of Art, Temple University

2001 North 13th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA

[email protected]





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Posted: 6/6/2018
Application Due: 8/5/2018
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