Assistant or Associate Professor in Architecture

Job description

Working Title: Assistant or Associate Professor in Architecture

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Dean's Office, School of Architecture

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 11-08-2018

Posting Summary:
The University of Virginia School of Architecture ( is seeking qualified candidates to join its faculty for a non-tenure track teaching faculty position (Academic General Faculty, AGF) to begin in Fall 2019. Applicants should have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching design studios at the graduate and/or undergraduate levels, as well as lecture courses, seminars and/or labs in one or more of the following areas of specialization: (1) Graphic Design or Visual Communication; (2) Fabrication, Industrial or Product Design; or (3) Interaction Design and Media. Experience teaching within a school of architecture or design is desirable. Successful candidates will also assume an active and participatory role in helping to develop the School of Architecture's emerging undergraduate concentration in Design Practices and Design Thinking.

Ranked general faculty are equivalent to Professors of Practice with renewable appointments, benefits, and a teaching load of 50-100% full time depending on the appointment. All ranked general faculty members at UVA are expected to teach, work with the Dean of the School and the Chair of Architecture in developing curriculum, and serve on a range of School-wide committees, while pursuing an agenda of design research and creative production.

Applicants for this position should have a terminal degree or advanced degree (post- professional Master's degree, PhD. or equivalent) in their area of specialization.

To apply, visit and search for Posting Number 0624424. Complete a Candidate Profile online, and attach:
1) Cover letter expressing interest, qualifications and experiences related to the position, including summary of notable accomplishments in teaching, design work and creative production, and research.
2) CV
3) Contact information for three references
4) Statement of teaching philosophy ? maximum 1 page (Other 1)
5) Statement of research and/or creative production interests ? maximum 1 page (Other 2)
6) Digital portfolio of examples of teaching and design research/practice.

Digital Portfolio should be submitted to UVA Box by emailing it as a single PDF file (10MB max) to [email protected]

For questions regarding the position, contact Associate Professor John Comazzi, Search Committee Chair, [email protected] For [email protected] system related assistance, contact Michele Jarman, [email protected]

Review of applications will begin on January 14, 2019. The position is open until filled.

For more information about UVA and the surrounding area, please visit UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit

The University of Virginia is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. 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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Posted: 11/9/2018
Application Due: 1/4/2019
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