University of Nebraska, Lincoln

Assistant or Associate Professor of Architecture, Building Technology


The faculty of the Architecture Program invites applicants to be a part of a design school within a land-grant institution where faculty merge teaching, research/creative activity, and service/engagement to the university and community. We seek highly motivated candidates, versed in the discipline of architecture with a record of combining design teaching with a progressive design research agenda in the application of building technology. We are looking for candidates with the ability and passion to teach building systems integration. The successful candidate is expected to teach design studios, a required course in building technology related to the comprehensive studio, as well as advanced seminars in their area of expertise. Areas of expertise may include but are not limited to advancements in building construction materials, structural optimization, building envelope design, emerging construction procedures, and building performance modeling and simulation.

The Architecture Program pursues an innovative design research curriculum in which faculty interests, evolving pedagogies, and engagement combine in a creative environment that balances experimentation and innovation with professional and environmental responsibility. The College of Architecture promotes cross-disciplinary collaboration while maintaining a commitment to academic accreditation, student performance, and service to the future of its constituent professions in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Design, Community & Regional Planning, and various minors including Product Design. Our NAAB-accredited Architecture Program consists of a Bachelor of Science in Design followed by a 2-year M.Arch degree. The program also offers a 3-year M.Arch track and a research-based MS degree. At the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, diversity and inclusion are central to our mission and pursuit of excellence.

Required Qualifications

  • Professional undergraduate degree in architecture (B.Arch or foreign equivalent) and a graduate degree.


  • Terminal professional degree in architecture (M.Arch, D.Arch, or foreign equivalent).


  • Ph.D. in architecture or a field related to design and the built environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to teach architectural design studios, indicated by student work in the teaching portion of the portfolio.
  • Professional licensure in architecture.
  • Recognized record of accomplishment in creative activity, scholarship, and/or grant-funded research in focus area; indicated in CV or portfolio of work.
  • Experience applying research focus to creative work or design studio teaching; demonstrated in portfolio.
  • Experience developing and implementing programs, services, and/or courses that are designed to meet the needs of the increasingly diverse university community.

Application Requirements

Review of submissions will begin November 27, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, go to, requisition F_230158. Complete the information form and attach the following documents:

  1. A full curriculum vitae.
  2. Brief statements outlining (combine into a single document for upload):
    • teaching goals, including an outline of a potential elective related to the applicant’s design research area.
    • a design research agenda.
    • the applicant’s approach to equity and inclusion in teaching and/or research.
  3. Contact information for three references (provide their current position, address, telephone, and email).
  4. Online portfolio containing (25 pages max):
    • examples of student design work completed in the applicant’s classes.
    • personal creative activity, scholarship, research, and/or professional work related to the applicant’s area of focus.


Direct interest and questions to:

Associate Professor Steven Hardy, search committee chair

232 Architecture Hall

Lincoln NE 68588-0107


As an EO/AA employer, the University of Nebraska considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See