The University of Colorado Boulder

Assistant Professor of Environmental Design


The Program in Environmental Design (ENVD) invites applications for two full-time tenure-track faculty positions, at the Assistant Professor level, with an intended start date of fall 2023. ENVD at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU) is an interdisciplinary program where we explore the intersections of architecture, environmental product design, landscape architecture, urban design and city and regional planning in order to address our world’s most pressing social and environmental issues.

Candidates must demonstrate potential for excellence and leadership in interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching related to the fields of environmental design (including architecture, environmental product design, landscape architecture, urban design, city and regional planning, as well as interdisciplinary disciplines or adjacent fields). Scholarship may include evidence of, or potential for, nationally and internationally recognized publication, exhibition, community engagement, and other creative forms of impact. Ideal candidates will demonstrate potential for research fundraising.

We seek candidates who bring excellence and innovation to teaching studio, lecture, and seminar courses as well as provide support to the core curriculum, which covers general knowledge in environmental design disciplines. Simultaneously, candidates will be expected to enhance ENVD’s curriculum with advanced seminar and studio offerings.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Tenure-track faculty at ENVD are expected to maintain an active research agenda and to teach at all levels of the curriculum. Applicants will be expected to demonstrate potential for a high degree of societal and/or environmental impact through the dissemination of their research and creative work at regional and national and/or international levels. Candidates are also expected to enhance undergraduate scholarly endeavors in addition to training students for careers in professional and emerging fields of praxis.

The positions are 9 months/100% full-time equivalent with a salary of $85,000 – $90,000. The University of Colorado offers excellent <a rel="\"noreferrer benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.