University of Puerto Rico

Tenure-Track Teaching Position


The School of Architecture of the University of Puerto Rico has been educating architects for 55 years within the island’s oldest public institution. With over 400-students and 50-Faculty, it was last accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board in 2014. It offers a Bachelor\’s in Environmental Design and Master’s of Architecture, currently taught in Spanish. The School is in process of adding other nonprofessional degrees in related fields.

The School’s mission is to educate social and ethically driven professionals capable of generating change through research, creative and critical-thought analysis, whose actions contribute to the profession’s evolution and creation of socioeconomically and environmentally sustainable environments and the protection of built patrimony.

Minimum Requirements: Professional architecture, master’s, or doctoral degree granted by a recognized and accredited institution; Teaching experience offering architectural design courses, focusing on emergent features of the architectural profession, at both undergraduate and/or graduate levels and in recognized and accredited institutions; Professional experience in architecture (design, construction documents development and/or construction management) for a minimum of five years; Professional license in architecture is preferred; Capability to direct master’s thesis and investigations; Capability for in-person and online teaching; Experience in research, creative, and architectural work; Commitment to pursue external funding; and Publications in candidate’s area of expertise.

Responsibilities: The tasks that correspond to this teaching position include architectural design courses and other in-person and online specialized courses; availability to offer weekend and evening courses, at undergraduate and graduate levels, with a demonstrated interest in emergent architectural production, research, and publications in their area of expertise; participation in academic committees, and administrative support as part of the contractual obligations. The position is scheduled to begin August 1, 2021.

Required Documents: Letter of intent; Updated Curriculum Vitae; Official professional and academic credentials of all degrees; Evidence of Master thesis supervision and courses offered at University level; Evidence of recent presentations at conferences, publications, and research work; Portfolio of professional and creative work; Teaching and Research philosophy statements; Statement of intention to pursue external funding opportunities; and Two recommendation letters.

Applications must be submitted before April 26, 2021 following instructions in the portal: