University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Visiting Lecturer – Hyde Chair of Excellence


The UNL Architecture Program invites Hyde Chair of Excellence applicants to be a part of a design school with a nine-month appointment; however, a Fall 2023 or Spring 2024 semester appointment may be awarded depending on staffing needs and applicant request. The 2023-2024 visiting Hyde Chair of Excellence position (non-tenure track, general faculty) is available to designers, architects, and educators from various backgrounds with outstanding and unique credentials who share our aim to foster an inclusive culture with diverse perspectives. The visiting Hyde Chair attracts emerging voices in design from both practice and teaching. Former Hyde Chairs include Peter Cook, Michael Sorkin, Wolf Prix, Diane Lewis, Doug Jackson, Paul Preissner, Gina Ford, Stewart Hicks, Cristina Murphy, Cruz Garcia, and Nathalie Frankowski.

The Hyde Chair shall direct design studios each semester, conduct one graduate-level seminar, and present a public lecture; see The Hyde Chair shall also participate in various College activities and events, including studio reviews, and contribute to the general academic and design-research culture of the College.


  • Professional undergraduate degree in architecture (B.Arch or foreign equivalent) and a graduate degree.


  • Terminal professional degree in architecture (M.Arch, D.Arch, or foreign equivalent).


  • D. in architecture or a field related to design and the built environment.


  • A combination of teaching and research or teaching and practice through design research, design experimentation, engagement projects, or other strategies.

The selection of the Hyde Chair is based on the applicant’s potential for exposing our College to new directions in design as demonstrated in a portfolio of original work in design, design research, and/or design education. Candidates at various career stages are encouraged to apply. Applicants should specify whether they are applying for a nine-month or semester appointment. For more information about our College and its constituent programs, please see

The review of submissions will begin Tuesday, April 11, 2023. To apply, visit, requisition F_230036. Applicants shall submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter.
  2. Full curriculum vitae.
  3. Seminar and studio teaching proposal (2 pages maximum).
  4. Portfolio of professional, scholarly, and/or teaching work (20 pages maximum).

Direct interest and questions to:

Bud Shenefelt, Assistant Professor of Architecture.

David Karle, Director, Associate Professor.

232 Architecture Hall

Lincoln NE 68588-0107

tel: 402.472.9233


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