The Catholic University of America

Assistant Professor of Architecture


The School of Architecture and Planning at The Catholic University of America invites applications to fill a tenure-track position in architecture at the level of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, depending on the applicant’s qualifications, to begin in August, 2024. The position focuses on building science, technology, and environmental systems viewed through the lens of sustainable practices.

The program at the School of Architecture and Planning offers students courses of study leading to a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture degree, Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree, Master of Science in Net Zero Design degree, and an accredited professional Master of Architecture degree.

We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, and will make a significant contribution to the mission of the University.

The School welcomes fair, critical, and open debate about how building traditions serve the common good in diverse places and cultures.  The ideal candidate will take a long view of architecture and the human condition. That individual should seek to teach the art of building through the lens of environmental well-being, to help students understand, preserve, and reimagine the traditions of vernacular, classical, and contemporary architecture in the service of building sustainable and resilient communities.


  1. Licensed Architect and/or substantial professional experience in sustainable and Net Zero design;
  2. Master of Architecture (Professional) Degree from a school of architecture with NAAB-accreditation or another nation’s equivalent accrediting body;
  3. Record of teaching, research, practice, and publication on the subjects of sustainable design and environmental systems and their application to building design;
  4. Exceptional communication skills and teaching ability along with the willingness to collaborate with the School’s Faculty and Catholic University’s faculty in other disciplines;
  5. Ability to contribute to the growth and development of the School’s design concentrations, and a recently created course of study in sustainable and Net Zero design.

Application Deadline

Applications are due by October 15, 2023, 5:00 PM

Application Requirements and Information

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The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.