University of Nebraska-Lincoln

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln NE


Visiting Hyde Chair of Excellence, 2014-2015

Chris Ford
Feb 22, '14 12:59 AM EST

The UNL College of Architecture’s 2014-15 visiting Hyde Chair of Excellence position is available to designers, architects, and educators from a variety of backgrounds with outstanding and unique credentials. The visiting Hyde Chair attracts established and emerging voices in design from both practice and teaching. Former Hyde Chairs include Alan Berger, Bill Carpenter, Peter Cook, Doug Jackson, Diane Lewis, Paul Preissner, Wolf Prix, and Michael Sorkin. The College of Architecture is a dynamic and evolving unit at the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Sharing the value of design innovation as a common goal, the College is highly collaborative among its programs of Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture and Planning. For more information about our College and its constituent Programs, please see We are seeking a nine-month appointment but a semester appointment may be awarded depending on applicant request. The Hyde Chair shall direct two semesters of design studio, conduct a graduate level seminar, and present a public lecture; see The Hyde Chair shall also participate in various College activities and events, including studio reviews, and contribute to the general academic and design-research culture of the College. Candidates who combine teaching and research or teaching and practice through design-research, design experimentation, engagement projects, or other strategies are encouraged to apply. However, the position is open ended and the overall selection of the Hyde Chair is based on the applicant’s potential for exposing our College to new directions in design as demonstrated in a portfolio of original work in or about design, design research, and/or design education. Candidates at various levels of their careers are encouraged to apply. Review of submissions will begin on Tuesday April 1, 2014. Applicants should specify whether they are applying for a nine-month or one-semester appointment.

Applicants should submit:

1. A full curriculum vitae

2. A brief seminar teaching proposal

3. Hard copy portfolio of professional, and/or scholarly work

Direct interest and applications to: Professor Peter Olshavsky 246 Architecture Hall Lincoln NE 68588-0107 tel: 402.472.9235 email:

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