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Assistant/Associate Professor of Architecture
Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

Date Posted Nov. 18, 2019
Title Assistant/Associate Professor of Architecture
University Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College
Baton Rouge, LA, United States
Department School of Architecture
Application Deadline Jan. 20, 2020
Position Start Date Fall 2020
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Architecture/Landscape Architecture

Job Description:
The LSU School of Architecture seeks applicants for three full-time Assistant or Associate Professor positions. The School is interested in applicants with demonstrated teaching experience in both undergraduate and graduate level, and professional/academic expertise that will broaden its teaching base and research output in one or more of the following focus areas:
- Beginning Design
- Advanced Architectural Design
- History and Theory of Architecture and Urbanism

Candidates are expected to participate in scholarly and/or professional research activities, teach design studios, lecture courses and seminars in their area of expertise, provide service to the School, College, and University, and help in program development. Additional responsibilities include student advising and mentoring. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and position.

Required Qualifications:
Master of Architecture degree or a terminal degree in Architecture or a closely related field. Provide evidence of, or the potential for, teaching effectiveness, scholarship, innovative practice, communications skills, and collegiality.

Additional Position Information:
The LSU School of Architecture offers two professional and nationally accredited degrees: Bachelors of Architecture and Masters of Architecture. The College of Art & Design is a vibrant interdisciplinary unit composed of the Schools of Art, Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture. The college’s new Doctor of Design degree program in Cultural Preservation (2017), the Fabrication Factory, and LSU Coastal Sustainability Studio add a growing multidisciplinary dimension to the existing degree programs. Louisiana State University is dedicated to the development of a collaborative, globally engaged learning environment which highly values innovative, effective, and culturally creative practices and leadership skills. It is located in Baton Rouge, the capital of Louisiana, a rapidly growing metropolitan area. Along with New Orleans nearby, South Louisiana is home to great historical traditions and diverse populations, known internationally for its music, food, native architecture and dynamic natural environment.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submissions should include a cover letter (1500 words max), detailed curriculum vita (including an e-mail address), three references (providing names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses) and a portfolio of scholarly, teaching and creative work. The above should be attached to the university’s online application portal. Original transcripts will be required prior to hire.

The application review will begin on January 20, 2020 and will continue until the candidates are selected. The position will remain open until filled. For information about the School of Architecture and the College of Art and Design, please check and

For more information regarding the position please contact Professor Michael Desmond (, Chair of the Faculty Search Committee.

Additional Position Information:
Background Check – An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.
Benefits – LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed


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