Howard E. LeFevre ’19 Emerging Practitioner Fellowship

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Howard E. LeFevre ’19 Emerging Practitioner Fellowship

Got a fabulous architectural project that you just cannot quit thinking about, one almost ready to go, but only needs a chance and some resources to germinate?  Save the planet, clean the oceans, raise consciousness, tickle fancies, expand minds, right past wrongs, make everything awesome, whatever! It’s a jungle out there, we, the faculty of architecture at the Knowlton School know. And we respect that every species of knowledge, imagination and craft is as important as any other to the vitality of the ecology of our discipline, whether it seems from any perspective urgent or frivolous. So, if your idea/project is keeping you awake at night, we want to hear about it!!  APPLY FOR THIS FELLOWSHIP!! Worse that can happen is we say no this time around. Then, apply again next year. It is, after all, a finite world. Odds go up!

Situated within a major research university with state-of-the-art facilities, the Knowlton School provides a unique environment for innovative design research and critical inquiry. The Knowlton School enjoys the resources of the university and a metropolitan area of approximately two million people with easy access to several other metropolitan areas.

This Fellowship offers the successful applicant a 9-month fellowship to investigate and develop your project. In relation to that investigation and within the fellowship period, you will be asked: 1. To teach a design studio in which ideas related to your project are considered within the disciplinary context of architecture, and, 2. To prepare and present an exhibition as well as a pamphlet, catalogue or monograph about the project. The successful candidate will have a degree in architecture or a related field. The Fellowship provides a salary for teaching, a paid Graduate Research Assistant, and a separate budget for research/project materials.

Application Instructions

Candidates should contact Lance Grimes at for instructions on how to submit applications electronically in pdf format. Materials should include a letter of interest, a one- page proposal of the fellowship project, a curriculum vitae, a portfolio of creative work/scholarship (30 pages maximum), and the names and contact information of three references.

The College of Engineering is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their scholarship, instruction and outreach. In the cover letter, describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of these areas. 

Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2020 and invitations for visits will begin shortly after. The search will remain active, and applications will continue to be accepted, until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date of the position is no later than August 2020. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications. General information about the Knowlton School can be found at:

The Ohio State University College of Engineering is strongly committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in all areas including scholarship, instruction and outreach. In the cover letter, describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of these areas.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF ADVANCE Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

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