Kennesaw State University

Assistant Professor of Architecture


Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for nine-month, tenure track Assistant Professor of Architecture faculty positions in the Department of Architecture that begins August 2023.

​​​​​​​Kennesaw State University is committed to maintaining a fair and respectful environment for living, work, and study. We seek applicants who will add to the intellectual diversity within the department of architecture and work successfully with our diverse body of students and colleagues in the dynamic context of Metro Atlanta.

Assistant Professors teach up to three courses per semester (including design studio), engage in continuous creative research engagement, and serve the department through committee and professional service. Teaching and working with a culturally and an ethnically diverse community is also expected.

Faculty workloads are typically defined as follows:

  • Teaching / Instruction: 60% of annual workload
  • Research / Creative Activities: 20% of annual workload
  • Service: 20% of annual workload

Teaching assignments will be based on earned degrees and SACSCOC Faculty Credentials Guidelines.

The successful candidate must hold at minimum:

  • An accredited Master of Architecture (M.Arch) terminal degree, or the foreign equivalent
  • A record of studio teaching, and a demonstrated professional and scholarly commitment to Architecture.
  • To teach history, theory and cultures, a Ph.D., or the foreign equivalent, in Architecture, or a related field is required. ABD is acceptable as long as it is earned before the start date.

Preferred Qualifications Include:

  • The department is interested in candidates with a strong understanding of building assembly, systems, performance, and design and/or a record of teaching history, theory and cultures of world architecture in an integrative manner within a five-year professional Bachelor of Architecture context.
  • Candidates should demonstrate the capacity to integrate their research, creative work and/or professional practice into their teaching, which will include design studios, core courses and/or electives.

For a full description of this position, application deadlines, and application procedures, visit  Search for Job ID 253033.

For more than 50 years, Kennesaw State University has been known for its entrepreneurial spirit and sense of community. A leader in innovative teaching and learning, Kennesaw State is located just north of Atlanta, and combines a suburban setting on two metro-Atlanta campuses in Kennesaw and Marietta. As one of Georgia’s largest universities, Kennesaw State offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, including a growing number of doctoral programs. A member of the University System of Georgia, Kennesaw State is committed to becoming a world-class academic institution positioned to broaden its academic and research missions and expand its scope on a local, regional and national level.

Kennesaw State University, a member of the University System of Georgia, is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, and/or veteran status. Georgia is an Open Records state.