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Assistant Professor of Architecture

Post Date:

January 2, 2019


Lehigh University


Bethlehem, PA


The Department of Art, Architecture and Design at Lehigh University is looking to expand its research profile and fill a full-time (9 month) tenure track position at the rank of Assistant Professor with anticipated start date of August 15, 2019. We invite candidates with research in one or more of the following areas of specialization:

  •       Critical discourse and contemporary practice
  •       Sustainable design in the 21stc. 
  •       Emergent technologies and cyber-physical interface 
  •       Related to the above specializations 

Candidates should have a Master’s degree in architecture or a related field, or an equivalent terminal international degree, and a track record of research experience in their area of specialization and teaching experience at introductory and advanced levels. 

Teaching responsibilities will consist of a standard 2-2 course load of one advanced architectural design studio, one theory/technology seminar, one introductory architectural design studio, and one seminar in an area of research interest. Service responsibilities will include academic advising and participation in committees commensurate with rank.  

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae; a 2-4-page statement outlining their research agenda; contact information for three references, and a 12-24-page portfolio of work.  All materials should be submitted online at The application deadline is February 1. 

About Lehigh University

Lehigh University, founded in 1865, is a coeducational, non-denominational, private university with more than 4,700 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. It is located in Pennsylvania’s scenic Lehigh Valley, in close proximity to both New York City and Philadelphia.  Lehigh University has been ranked in the top tier of national research universities each year. 

The Department of Art, Architecture and Design is an undergraduate department with 15 full-time faculty serving approximately 90 majors and 60 minors.  It offers major and minor programs in art, architecture, design, and art history - all of which embrace a culture of research and making in their pedagogical philosophies, as well as a shared passion for collaboration and for working with diverse student populations. 

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