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Assistant Professor

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor
Requisition Number FE02862
Working Title
Department Name 8N100:School of Architecture
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education
Master of Architecture
Required Related Experience
A record of excellence in teaching and a creative research/practice agenda in computation, visualization, and/or digital fabrication. 
Required License/Registration/Certification
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky College of Design seeks applicants for a full-time, tenure track faculty position in the School of Architecture. 

The School seeks an emerging designer and educator to offer instruction in architectural design, in addition to foundational and advanced courses in digital methodologies. The full-time academic position comes with a rank of Assistant Professor.  Teaching responsibilities include graduate and/or undergraduate studio instruction, as well as a required lecture course and/or elective in a specific area of expertise. The appointment comes with an expectation of service to the school, university, and community. The tenure track Assistant Professor appointment would include start-up support to launch a research program that produces scholarly or creative output of national and international standing.
The successful applicant will have at least a Master of Architecture degree, and possess an emerging record of excellence in teaching and a creative research/practice agenda in computation, visualization, and/or digital fabrication. Applicants should be committed to the education of the future architect and positioned to integrate their scholarly trajectory with an adaptable pedagogical agenda that keeps pace with ongoing digital advancements in our field.
As the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s sole NAAB accredited Architecture program, UK offers a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, as well as two-year track and three-year track Master of Architecture programs. Established in 1965, the School of Architecture today employs 30 full and part-time faculty, who teach over 300 graduate and undergraduate students.
The School of Architecture has a rich academic tradition as an open-minded setting that supports diverse intellectual approaches within a rigorous architectural curriculum. Throughout its history, Kentucky’s academic environment, one which balances diversity, connectivity, and ingenuity, has attracted outstanding faculty and students, enabling many to reach the highest levels of national academic and professional achievement. On the University of Kentucky’s flagship campus in Lexington, the School strives to fulfill the University’s bold Land Grant Mission by delivering exceptional design thinking to improve our region’s built environment and the lives of its citizens.
Applicants should apply online at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/368048, and include, along with their application, the following information:

  • CV
  • Letter of Interest (cover letter)
  • Portfolio of Work (specific request 1)
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, though there may be opportunity for summer engagement. The start date is August 16, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 
For questions about the position, please contact Jeffrey Johnson, Director, School of Architecture, at jeffrey.r.johnson@uky.edu.


Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
At least a Master of Architecture and a combination of teaching experience and/or work experience in a progressive architectural/design construction practice, and a track-record of design research.
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


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Posted: 2022-03-16 Expires: 2022-05-18

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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