Assistant or Associate Professor Design + Theory
University of Oregon 77 reviews - Eugene, OR

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Architectural Design + Theory/Practice

The Department of Architecture seeks a creative and innovative faculty member for a tenure-track position at the rank of assistant or associate professor. Applicants should demonstrate a strong record of creative achievement in architectural design and/or a strong record of scholarship and publication in their particular area of expertise. The appointment begins September 2013.

Teaching: The teaching responsibilities of the position include design studios in both the undergraduate and graduate programs and lecture and seminar courses that contribute to the department’s professional programs and the newly established Ph.D. degree program in Sustainable Design. The normal teaching assignment will be five courses per academic year, distributed over three quarters.

Research and Creative Work : Candidates are expected to pursue a well-defined research and/or creative practice agenda with a commitment to sustained inquiry into emerging issues in the field.

General : Candidates are expected to demonstrate the promise of working within the university community, participating in the development of the architectural program with service on at least one administrative committee a year, advising graduates and undergraduates and connecting with the professional community.


1. Candidates must hold at least one degree in architecture (graduate or undergraduate). An advanced degree in architecture or an allied field is required. A PhD is highly preferred.

2. Candidates must exhibit potential to engage in integrative, scholarly work and/or innovative professional practice, and to disseminate the results.

3. Previous exemplary teaching experience is desired.

4. Professional experience and/or licensure in architecture is strongly preferred.

Applications must include the following:
1. a curriculum vitae,

2. a narrative, 1-2 page description of the candidate’s background, interests, relevant qualifications, and intentions in seeking this position. Include a discussion of views about teaching and plans for research/creative practice,

3. a portfolio (20 page maximum, one hard copy and a PDF on a CD) that includes representative professional/scholarly work, evidence of design capability, and examples of teaching activity or potential (include syllabi, project descriptions and student work from prior teaching as well as suggested descriptions for courses the candidate is interested in developing),

4. three references with addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses.

Complete applications and/or inquires should be addressed to:
Nancy McNaught

Faculty Search Committee

Department of Architecture

1206 University of Oregon

Eugene, Oregon 97403-1206


Review of initial applications will begin on January 7, 2013 and will continue until the best available candidates are identified.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. We invite candidates with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.

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