Auburn University

Assistant Professor of Architecture (2)

The School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture at Auburn University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions in Architecture with teaching responsibilities centered in design studio and either or both of the specialized topic areas indicated below, commencing August 2023.

APLA has a 116-year history of educating architects, interior architects, landscape architects and planners. The school contributes to the profession and  to communities both locally and globally through creative work. APLA is comprised of four allied disciplines: Architecture, Interior Architecture, Environmental Design, and Landscape Architecture, and offers both Bachelors and Masters degree options. The School resides in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction along with the School of Industrial and Graphic Design and the McWhorter School of Building Science.

The Architecture program seeks candidates who are interested in contributing to and extending the schools strong tradition of teaching and learning through conceptualization, visualization, fabrication, and construction. Candidates should have a strong interest in teaching design studio and either or both of the following topic areas:

Position 1           Beginning Design

(with an emphasis on introducing both hand drawing/making and digital communication skills)

Position 2           Visual Communication and Digital Media

(with an emphasis on introducing students to visual communication and digital media workflows in design)


The primary responsibilities of the appointment include teaching, research, and service. The successful candidates for these positions will be able to teach undergraduate architecture studios, lecture courses, and/or seminars/workshops. Candidates will be expected to develop and maintain an active program of scholarly and creative work within the discipline. APLA is particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, research, outreach, and service. Excellent interpersonal skills are required. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Required Qualifications

Candidates must hold a PhD, Master of Architecture, Master of Science in Architecture, or a Bachelor of Architecture plus a terminal degree in a related field, at the time employment begins. The candidates selected for these positions must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time of employment and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Auburn University is an EEO/VET/Disability Employer.

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include: demonstrated ability to teach design studio and related courses in a professional degree program, evidence of outstanding design skills, evidence of research/creative scholarship or the ability to develop and maintain an active research/creative scholarly program, holding a professional license in Architecture, or completion of the experience requirements of the AXP program. Candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our academic community are strongly encouraged to apply.

Required submission materials:

1) a letter of interest that identifies an area of teaching specialization and scholarly plan;

2) a curriculum vitae;

3) names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses of three referees;

4) a print-ready portfolio containing professional, creative work and /or research, examples of prior teaching experience and sample student works.

Applicants must apply online at:

Architecture Faculty Search

School of Architecture, Planning, and Landscape Architecture

104 Dudley Hall

Auburn University, AL 36849

Attn: Professor Il Kim, Search Committee Chair

Review of applications will begin 15 December 2022 and continue until the position is filled. If applicants have questions or need assistance in completing the application, including reasonable accommodations, please email Olivia Hayes (

Auburn University is understanding and sensitive to the family needs of faculty including dual-career couples. Please visit the following website for additional information:

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities of all individuals without regards to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.