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University of Southern California

Date Posted Oct. 12, 2018
University University of Southern California
Department School of Architecture
Application Deadline Feb. 28, 2019
Position Start Date August 2019
  • Los Angeles, CA
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Architecture/Landscape Architecture

The University of Southern California School of Architecture invites applications for full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position(s) at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in architectural design. The appointment is expected to begin in August 2019.

The School seeks an accomplished designer/researcher who can teach studios and seminars in the architecture program at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The new faculty member is expected to collaborate with faculty members, students, professional colleagues, industry representatives, and community leaders to teach undergraduate and graduate-level courses while maintaining a robust and active research/creative work agenda that addresses contemporary needs within architecture and related disciplines. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles and a global center for the arts, technology, and international business, USC provides diverse curricular offerings and extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study and collaboration with leading researchers in highly advanced learning environments.

In a comprehensive new study by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education, USC ranked 15thth out of 1,061 public and private universities in the United States and tied for second place with Columbia University for student and faculty diversity. Among California schools, only USC, Stanford, and Caltech appeared in the top 25, and of 150 colleges and universities in the western United States, USC ranked third.

USC’s distinguished faculty of 4,000 innovative scholars, researchers, teachers, and mentors includes five Nobel laureates and dozens of recipients of prestigious national honors including the MacArthur "Genius" Award, the Guggenheim Fellowship, the National Medal of the Arts, the National Humanities Medal, the National Medal of Science, the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, and the Pulitzer Prize.

  • USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every ethnic background and gender identity. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting

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