University of Missouri - Columbia

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Architecture/Interior Design


The Department of Architectural Studies at the University of Missouri invites applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank with an anticipated start date of Fall 2020. We seek candidates with background in integrating innovative design and computing in their research, teaching, and practice. The candidate is expected to bring advanced design pedagogy in design studios and lecture courses at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate is also expected to play an essential role in our graduate program, leading graduate-level courses, and supervising graduate projects and doctoral dissertations. We encourage applicants whose scholarship falls into one of the following areas aligned with emerging departmental and campus priorities:

– Sustainability and Smart Buildings: Expertise in environmental and social systems to inform the design of high-performing buildings from a human centered perspective.

– Computational and Virtual Design: Expertise in one or more of the following areas in design computing: advanced visualization using virtual and augmented reality, parametric design, Building Information Modeling and digital fabrication.

Our program encourages interdisciplinary research, and we welcome varied theoretical and methodological perspectives. Currently, we have research collaborations with the School of Medicine, the Thompson Center for Autism, the College of Engineering and the College of Education. The candidate is expected to pursue cross- disciplinary research collaborations. More information about the required qualifications and an application link are available at the Department of Architectural Studies . The salary for the position is commensurate with qualifications and experience, based on a nine-month tenure-track appointment.  Review of candidates begins December 1, 2019, and applications received by then will receive full consideration. Further questions regarding the position may be directed to the search committee chair: Dr. Jong Bum Kim

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence. We are an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled and Veteran Employer. To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.