The Ohio State University

Assistant Professor of Architecture


The Architecture Section of the Knowlton School at The Ohio State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of assistant professor. The Knowlton School seeks to attract and retain energetic, collegial individuals dedicated to design and research. Under new leadership, the school and the section are experiencing an exciting transition that coincides with a general rethinking of architecture\’s role in the world and its renewed engagement with pressing social and environmental issues through creative practice.

School Overview

Located in the award-winning Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects-designed building on The Ohio State University’s Columbus Campus, the Knowlton School fosters a singular environment for innovative design research and critical inquiry within its three sections: architecture, landscape architecture, and city and regional planning. As part of the College of Engineering, the Knowlton School enjoys the benefits of a large research institution including collaborative relationships with departments in engineering, design, ecology, and history, as well as the Wexner Center for the Arts. The school’s ongoing catalogue of special programs includes the Baumer Visiting Professorship, the LeFevre Emerging Practitioner Fellowship, a lecture series, gallery exhibitions, and the Source Books series. Architecture has approximately 420 students, 19 full-time and 15 auxiliary faculty members.

Position Overview

For this position, the Architecture Section is seeking candidates with a research profile who are engaged in interdisciplinary practice. We particularly welcome candidates whose work addresses the challenges of climate change at the scale of architecture and the city. Successful candidates will lead design studios and teach classes at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Required Qualifications

  • a terminal degree in architecture or a closely allied discipline;
  • a commitment to cultivating an equitable, diverse, and inclusive academic environment.

Desired Qualifications

  • high-quality studio teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels;
  • high-quality classroom teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels, especially in the area of building technology;
  • evidence of significant emerging research and creative work;
  • a commitment to interdisciplinary education and practice.

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