University of Missouri - Columbia

Tenure Track Assistant Professor in 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 2023. Our program is a hybrid program in architectural studies and interior design and is one of the oldest and continuously accredited interior design programs in the country. We seek candidates with academic training and professional experience in architecture and interior design who can integrate innovative pedagogy in 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 seminar courses and supervising graduate projects. We encourage applicants whose scholarship falls into one of the following areas aligned with emerging departmental and campus priorities:

  • Health and Well-being
  • Ecological and Social Sustainability
  • Education Environments for Enhanced Learning
  • Human-centered design and emerging technologies

Preference will go to candidates who have in-depth research experience and can contribute to our Environment-Behavior graduate emphasis area. Our program encourages interdisciplinary research, and we welcome varied theoretical and methodological perspectives. More information about the Architectural Studies Department is available at

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 likewise 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.

Review of Candidates begins February 15, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a continuing basis after this time until the position is filled. Further questions may be directed to the search committee chair Dr. Jong Bum Kim at