Temple University

Assistant or Associate Professor in Architecture, Building Technology (Full-time, Non-tenure track)

Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University

Temple University’s Tyler School of Art and Architecture invites applications for a full-time professor in Architecture with a specialization in the area of building technology at the assistant or associate professor rank.

The candidate will be joining Tyler’s distinguished arts and design faculty in the Architecture and Environmental Design Department. Located on a vibrant urban campus in Philadelphia, PA, Temple University has more than 38,000 students in 17 schools and colleges. Tyler offers undergraduate programs in Architecture, Facilities Management, and Historic Preservation. Graduate offerings include a professional NAAB-accredited Master of Architecture degree, a post-professional Master of Science degree, with optional concentrations in Health and Design, Advanced Technologies and Design, and Urban Ecologies and Design, and a Master of Science in Facilities Planning with an optional concentration in Health Facilities. Other Tyler degree offerings include Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Community Development, and City and Regional Planning as well as programs in the arts. Temple’s Tyler School of Art and Architecture is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.


The successful candidate will teach design studios at the graduate and undergraduate level, required courses in building technology (materials and methods of construction, building systems, and sustainability), and architecture electives. The candidate will also serve on department and school committees and participate in other activities such as curriculum development.


The ideal candidate will demonstrate a track record of excellence in architectural practice combined with expertise in building construction, integrated design, and/or energy systems. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience, and must hold a terminal degree in architecture (Master of Architecture or international equivalent) or Master of Science in Architecture. Professional licensure and certifications related to sustainability are preferred. Professional or teaching experience with performance modeling and simulation software is desirable.

Application Requirements

The position begins in August 2021. Applications should include a letter of intent, signed and dated curriculum vitae, a professional portfolio, and documentation of recent student work and/or sample course syllabi, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references with e-mail and telephone contact information. Finalists should be prepared to submit course evaluations for courses taught and official transcripts.

Salary and rank will be at an assistant or associate professor level and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to increasing diversity in both its community and its curricula. Women, people of color, and other candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

Applicants can submit PDF files of materials to an internal file server and should contact Valentina Cleary via email for submission instructions (vcleary@temple.edu). Materials should be submitted by January 12, 2021, and review of materials will begin shortly after that time.


All inquiries should be directed to:

Valentina Cleary

Architecture Building

Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University

2001 North 13th Street

Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA

vcleary@temple.edu                     215-204-8813