University of Kentucky

Visiting Assistant Professor in Architecture


The School of Architecture at the University of Kentucky’s College of Design seeks applicants for a full-time, Visiting Assistant Professor. The selected candidate will teach design studio plus related digital technologies and visualization courses in the fall 2021 and spring 2022 semesters for a total of 18 credit hours over two semesters.

The School seeks candidates who wish to explore, define, and expand their design research agenda, along with the opportunity to teach motivated students in a program that is committed to design innovation and experimentation. Successful applicants will demonstrate a committed interest in and knowledge of contemporary modes of architectural practice, design, and production, which may include: generative design, artificial intelligence, machine learning, computation, visualization, and digital fabrication.

During the course of the appointment, the School will provide an opportunity for the faculty members to express their research and teaching interests through the development of a specialized elective course and a public lecture to the College of Design and its professional partners.

The School of Architecture seeks forward-thinking faculty who can leverage the College’s reputation and strengths alongside the other design programs (product design, interior design, historic preservation, and urban & environmental design).

Applicants should include, along with their application, the following information:
• CV
• Letter of Interest (cover letter)
• Portfolio of work (upload under Specific Request 1)

Please note that teaching experience is appreciated, but applicants with passion and innovative ideas to prepare students for the future will be prioritized.

Please also provide the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. Please note that references will not be contacted without consent from the candidate.

This is a nine-month position that starts August 16, 2021 and includes an initial one-year appointment. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

For questions about the position please contact Jeffrey Johnson, Director, School of Architecture, at