Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Architectural Design

University of Virginia University of Virginia Employer:
Charlottesville, VA, USLocation:
Thu, Oct 17 '19Posted on:

The University of Virginia School of Architecture ( is seeking highly qualified candidates to offer graduate and undergraduate level instruction in architectural design. Housed in the Department of Architecture, the appointment will be made at the level of Assistant Professor (Tenure Track).

The successful candidate for the position will demonstrate the promise of excellence in architectural design and be actively involved in the advancement of a cutting edge design practice. Applicants should show a record of excellence in practice and dissemination of creative work through built work, exhibitions and publications.

Candidates should hold at a minimum, a professional master’s degree in architecture, and be qualified through advanced scholarly work and practice. The successful candidate(s) will be offered a full-time position to teach architectural design studios plus lectures and seminars in one or more of the concentration areas within the school (building technology and environmental systems, architectural history and theory, landscape and urbanism). We seek colleagues who will continue to pursue innovative, high-profile creative production and related scholarship to situate their practice within broader disciplinary knowledge. Additionally, they will be expected to advise students and serve on school and departmental committees.

To apply, visit  — Search for and apply to Requisition R0010624. Complete a Candidate Profile online, and attach (Note: All attachments should be added into the “Resume” box): 

  1. Cover letter expressing interest and qualifications, including summary of notable accomplishments in design/research, teaching and leadership
  2. Updated CV
  3. Contact information for (3) references noting your professional relationship to each
  4. A two-page statement addressing your vision for teaching and creative work
  5. A 10 spread portfolio submitted as a PDF with samples of your own creative work and student work. Digital Portfolio materials should uploaded as a single PDF (.pdf) file in Workday (upload materials to the "Resume" box)

Review of applications will begin on January 6, 2020 and the positions will continue to remain open until filled. 

For questions regarding this position, please contact Search Committee Chair, Associate Professor Jeana Ripple at

For Workday-related assistance, please contact Michele Jarman at

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


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