Job ID: 174909

Assistant Professor

University of Kentucky

  • Dec. 15, 2021
  • Assistant Professor
  • 8N100:School of Architecture
  • University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Architecture/Landscape Architecture

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…, 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

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