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Assistant Professor of Architecture
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Jul. 11, 2018
Title Assistant Professor of Architecture
University University of Kentucky
Department 8N100:School of Architecture
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 15, 2018
  • Lexington, KY
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
  • Architecture/Landscape Architecture

UK School of Architecture seeks candidates with expertise in Renaissance and Baroque architecture and landscape. The full-time academic position comes with a rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track). Teaching responsibilities include graduate and/or undergraduate lecture courses on Renaissance and Baroque architecture and landscape, as well as seminars or electives in specific areas of expertise. The appointment comes with an expectation of service to the school, university, and community, as well as start-up support to launch a research program that produces scholarly or creative output of national and international standing.

The successful applicant will possess expertise in the architecture and landscapes of the Renaissance and Baroque periods, as well as a combination of university teaching experience and a track record of research and scholarship. We are highly interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to architectural education for the future architect and to integrating research with their teaching. A Ph.D. in Architecture, Art History, or equivalent is required.

As the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s sole NAAB accredited Architecture program, UK offers a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture, as well as a two and three-year 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.

The position commences on August 15, 2018, and comes with a rank of Assistant Professor (tenure-track), as well as a competitive salary, research start-up, and benefits package. Interested applicants may submit an online application that includes a Letter of Interest, Curriculum Vitae, Teaching Samples (upload under Specific Request 1) and contact information for three references (upload under Specific Request 2). Further information about the School of Architecture may be found at
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