Georgia Institute of Technology

Professor of Practice

School of Architecture

Niles Bolton Professor of Practice



The School of Architecture at the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for the position of The Niles Bolton Professor of Practice. This position is made possible by a generous endowment by Georgia Tech alumnus Niles Bolton, founding partner of Niles Bolton Associates in Atlanta. This position is for a distinguished practitioner who has an established record in industry leadership with a focus on innovation in professional practice. Prior teaching experience is desirable, but not a requirement.

This position will be appointed as a non-tenured rank Professor of Practice in the School of Architecture. The terms of residency and length of appointment is three to five years. Responsibilities include teaching professional practice courses along with other courses that could include building technology or design studios at the graduate level. The position is also expected to play a key role in re-envisioning the school’s academic curriculum and research initiatives around professional practice. The College of Design’s five Schools and five research centers provide a rich multi-disciplinary creative environment with access to both the technological resources of a top research institution and the opportunities and challenges of Atlanta. For more information on the School of Architecture, please visit

Required qualifications for the position include a Master of Architecture (M.Arch.) or equivalent degree and a minimum of 15 years of architectural practice with a proven record of impact on the profession.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a description of teaching interests as well as their advising/mentoring philosophy, and the names and contact information for at least three references. Application materials should be submitted as .PDF files here. Requests for information may be directed to Isra Hassan,

Applications will be considered beginning September 15, 2021, but the search will continue until the position is filled.

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with great economic and cultural strengths. The Institute is a member of the University System of Georgia, the Georgia Research Alliance, and the Association of American Universities. Georgia Tech prides itself on its technology resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Georgia Tech is an equal education/employment opportunity institution dedicated to building a diverse community. We strongly encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.