Texas Tech University

Lecturer

 

The College of Architecture (CoA) at Texas Tech University invites candidates to apply for fulltime Lecturer position(s). They are located in Lubbock, TX and has a nine-month duty period, from approximately September 1 to May 31 each year.

The university and college:

Texas Tech University (https://www.ttu.edu/) is a public research university, with an enrollment that has surpassed 40,000 students. Texas Tech’s main  campus is located in Lubbock, Texas, which is in the high plains of the West Texas and Llano Estacado regions (https://www.depts.ttu.edu/hr/workattexastech/LivingInLubbock.php). As 25% of its undergraduate population identify as Hispanic, Texas Tech University is a designated Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI). Texas Tech University is also an R1 university, and engages is in the highest levels of research, meeting the benchmarks in research activity and expenditures as measured by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutions of Higher Education. Texas Tech University has also been recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as an “Engaged Institution” in both “Curricular Engagement” and “Outreach and Partnerships.” Texas Tech is a member of the Engagement Scholarship Consortium (ESC) which is composed of 28 public universities that work collaboratively to promote strong university-community partnerships that are anchored in the rigor of scholarship and designed to help build community capacity.

The CoA (https://www.depts.ttu.edu/architecture/) currently enrolls over 800 architecture students and has a reputation for producing technically trained, high performing architects, who understand the culture of design. In 2019, the CoA was #10 on Design Intelligence’s Most Hired From list. Our mission is to advance the knowledge, discipline, and practice of architecture through innovation, creative teaching, research, regional and global engagement, and scholarship. In support for this, the Lubbock campus offers four degrees: B.S. in Architecture, M.Arch, M.S. and Ph.D. The CoA also has a campus in El Paso, Texas, making the CoA the only college of architecture with a permanent program on the US/Mexico border. The El Paso campus offers a B.S. in Architecture, border issues forming a fundamental aspect of that program. The CoA is also globally engaged with a semester abroad program in Seville, Spain as well as study abroad programs and studios located in various international cities.

The CoA celebrates the diverse perspectives and backgrounds of our faculty, staff, and students and we are committed to an environment that is welcoming and supportive of people of all races, cultures, sexes, sexual orientations, gender identities, religious affiliations, ages, and abilities. We strive to support a culture of belongingness in a diverse community wherein Latinx students account for 44% of our student population. Our college is actively working to create spaces and expand resources to support a broader dialog about multiple cultural and social views in architecture. Successful candidates will be expected to help advance those goals.

The Opportunity:

In support of our community and our values, the CoA seeks a faculty member who will make a strong contribution to teaching. The appointment may include teaching in undergraduate and graduate programs.

Apply now: https://bit.ly/3xsFSOp

Anticipated Start Date: September 1, 2022

Required Qualifications:

  • A professional degree in architecture

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in teaching design studio
  • Professional design experience

Required Submission:

To be considered, applicants must submit the following materials in digital format (PDF). Your application will not be reviewed if you do not submit all materials.

  • Letter of interest (maximum two pages)
  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Portfolio: graphic portfolio of studio teaching, professional, and/or creative work (maximum twenty pages)

Questions:

Direct any questions about the position to Kuhn.Park@ttu.edu

EEO Statement

As an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Texas Tech University is dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment. We actively encourage applications from all those who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community at Texas Tech University. The university welcomes applications from minoritized candidates, women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and dual-career couples.