The Department of Architecture at the University at Buffalo – The State University of New York (UB) invites applications for tenure-track, assistant/associate professor positions. The department seeks candidates with the demonstrated ability to teach architectural design studios at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition, candidates must possess the interest and ability to teach structures, digital media, or another core element of the curriculum. We seek candidates who will advance architecture through research, scholarship, and/or creative practice.
The UB Department of Architecture has an exemplary record of accomplishment – ranking among the top ten nationally in both federal funding and books published – allied with robust involvement in international design competitions, exhibitions, and built work. More than 350 undergraduate and 100 graduate students are enrolled in the BS, M.Arch. and MS degree programs. Faculty, staff, and students engage global issues – such as climate change, technological innovation, and social justice – while building strong relationships with community and industry partners in the Buffalo area.
Graduate programs leverage a unique "Graduate Research Group" structure, whereby students complete required coursework through specialized tracks of study that align with areas of faculty expertise. These include: Ecological Practices, Inclusive Design, Material Culture, Situated Technologies, and Urban Design. Emergent focus areas include initiatives in affordable housing, material innovation and advanced fabrication, and design for health.
UB is the most comprehensive public research university in the northeastern United States. It is a member of the prestigious American Association of Universities and has a strong tradition as a destination for international students and scholars. Buffalo, "The City of Good Neighbors," is the second largest urban area in New York State and is a cultural center with excellent museums, theaters, and music venues. Buffalo is among the most affordable cities in the U.S. and is situated in a region that offers a wide range of recreational opportunities.
Further information about the School of Architecture and Planning at UB may be found at www.ap.buffalo.edu.
Beginning January 15, 2019, the committee will review applications as received and review will continue until positions are filled. Selected candidates will begin in fall 2019, unless other arrangements are made.
University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.