Samford University

Assistant/Associate Professor


Samford University Architecture 

Samford University’s School of the Arts invites individuals interested in serving in a Christian university environment to apply for the Assistant/Associate professor position, beginning August 2021. This tenure-track full-time faculty position is a 9-month appointment.

Samford University has approved the department of Interior Architecture to offer a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Master of Architecture degrees.  The Architecture program is scheduled for Fall 2021, pending SACSCOC approval and NAAB final approval.For more information, see the division website:

Qualified candidates will have earned a master’s or doctoral degree in architecture (preferred), interior design or interior architecture. Professional design experience, successful teaching experience, registration or licensure, and NCARB and/or NCIDQ certification strongly preferred. Certification will be required if hired. Preference may be given to candidates who have: professional work experience; proficiency in applicable software; LEED accredited professional; relevant teaching experience

Academic rank and salary are dependent upon academic qualifications, professional experience, and previous academic teaching experiences.

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2020. Applicants must submit: a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a description of research interest, an application for faculty position, the faculty applicant Christian mission statement, and a list of three professional references with contact information. Candidates should also submit a link to an electronic portfolio or attach a pdf including a maximum of 20 images of both professional and/or student work examples.

Application materials must be sent in one PDF to:

Subject line:  Interior Architecture Faculty

An “Application for Faculty Position” and a “Faculty Applicant Christian Mission Statement” must be completed for consideration.

Address questions to Larry Thompson, Associate Dean, at

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