The Ohio State University

Assistant Professor of Urban Design, Race, Justice, and the Built Environment


The Knowlton School’s Landscape Architecture Section invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek candidates working at the scale of urban design under the broad umbrella of race, justice, and the built environment, and at the intersection of landscape architecture, architecture, and planning. This hire is part of the multidisciplinary cluster focused on race and the built environment and will be conducted in tandem with the History of Art Department.  Teaching responsibilities for this position include urban design studios, research seminars, and a new, interdisciplinary General Education course in the category of “Citizenship for a Just and Sustainable World.”

The Knowlton School is a tenure-initiating unit within the College of Engineering housing architecture, landscape architecture, and city and regional planning. With 45 faculty, 750 students, and 15 staff, the Knowlton School forms a distinct community fostering inquiry and exchanges across sections, the college, and the university. Cross-disciplinary teaching and research are highly valued, and innovation encouraged.


Applications must demonstrate a record of engagement at the intersection of landscape architecture, architecture and/or planning and/or design practice foregrounding issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the city, as well as public service related to this expertise. Applicants must hold a terminal degree in their primary discipline (Masters or PhD). Terminal degree must be completed by the time of appointment. Experience in teaching, interdisciplinary and collaborative engagement is desirable but not required.

Application Review will start evaluating applications on January 9, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, HIV/AIDS status, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.