Rice University

Assistant Professor of Architecture – Design


Rice Architecture invites applications and nominations for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the rank of assistant professor with a focus in design.

Rice Architecture is a well-resourced, innovative school that promotes the interrelationship of practice and scholarship. We are committed to supporting and advancing the voices of architects in academia and producing research and creative practice at the highest level. We seek outstanding design studio faculty who can teach across our undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as lecture courses and seminars in their research area. The school is interested in applicants with a clear line of inquiry who will contribute to the collective conversation of the faculty and the advancement of the field of architecture more broadly. We are particularly interested in historically underrepresented voices and welcome applicants whose work and lived experiences will expand our conversations, perspectives, and practices. Located in Houston, TX, the fourth-largest and most diverse city in the US, Rice Architecture draws upon the city’s immense arts, culture, and industry, offering many opportunities for local and global engagement.

This position is available beginning fall 2023. Applicants should hold, at a minimum, a Master of Architecture degree or its equivalent; additional qualifications may include professional licensure or an advanced research degree. Degree requirements must be fulfilled by July 1 of the year employment commences. Applicants with a commitment to creative practice are encouraged to apply. The final candidate will have exemplary teaching and professional experience, including a portfolio of inspiring and field-defining design work and/or body of scholarship. Review of applications will begin on December 30, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

Application requirements and the link to apply can be found at https://arch.rice.edu/school/employment.

Rice University is committed to affirmative action and equal opportunity in education and employment. Rice does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, age, disability or veteran status in admissions, educational programs, or employment.