The Catholic University of America

Instructor of Architecture


The School of Architecture and Planning invites applications to fill a contractual position in architecture at the level of Instructor, to begin in August, 2024. The position focuses on architectural design with an emphasis on the public realm. The term of this position is two years, with eligibility for reappointment based on satisfactory performance and the needs of the School.

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 urban design to help students understand, preserve, and reimagine the traditions of vernacular, classical, and contemporary architecture in the service of building communities.


  1. Licensed Architect and/or professional experience;
  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, publication, and/or built works that demonstrate expertise in different areas of design, particularly the subjects of tectonics and aesthetics and their application to contemporary building design;
  4. Clear understanding of, appreciation for, and advocacy of architectural design with traditional and innovative approaches to present day opportunities to make a better world;
  5. 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.

Application Deadline

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

Application Requirements and Information

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Questions may be sent to

The Catholic University of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer.