Morgan State University

Chairperson – Department of Undergraduate Design


This is a full-time, 12-month appointment at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Qualified candidates should demonstrate the integration of practice, teaching and research. We are looking for a visionary colleague to enhance and expand the existing departmental programs. Candidates should have a record of professional and academic achievement and be prepared for the responsibilities as a tenured/imminently tenurable faculty member in a Carnegie-designated research (R2) institution.

The successful candidate shall have a record of excellence in practice, publications, conference presentations, creative work, or other discipline related activities. Their professional experience and reputation, and scholarly accomplishments should make them a strong candidate for tenure at the level of Associate or Full Professor. The following credentials are expected from all applicants:

  • A master’s degree in architecture or allied discipline, and/or Ph.D. in architecture or related field and/or professional licensure;
  • Record of excellence in academic and professional scholarly achievements including teaching, research, and service;
  • Record of prior administrative and leadership experience, including effective interpersonal communication and team building, management, and problem solving;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate with and work with various constituencies and external partners and collaborators;
  • Evidence of curriculum development;
  • At least two years of relevant academic administrative experience;
  • At least five years of relevant architecture/design practice. Demonstrated ability to work with colleagues in a collaborative environment and relate to a diverse student population.

For the application, candidates will need to submit the following:

  • In the \” Statement of Interest\”, include vision for leadership and their role as Chair
  • In the “Statement on Teaching Philosophy”, include design research agenda and research/scholarship/creative practice
  • For the Curriculum Vitae, include a list of publications
  • For Portfolio, show evidence of research/scholarship, personal creative work, and teaching, (e.g., course syllabi and examples of student work – PDF 10Mb max)

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Morgan State University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity and diversity Employer, and will consider all qualified applicants without consideration to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.