Faculty Position in Architecture

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign School of Architecture

College of Fine and Applied Arts

School of Architecture: Specialized Faculty- Rolling Search FA22

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The School of Architecture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign seeks applicants to fill one or more Specialized Faculty positions. These positions are non-tenure track and will be between zero to 100% time, depending on the School's needs. Specialized Faculty teach assigned courses throughout the semester such as design studios, history lectures, and structures/technology lectures, etc. This search is also open for the School’s Barcelona Program.

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General responsibilities:

Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses for the School of Architecture in one or more instructional fields (on-campus, online, or hybrid), mentoring and overseeing Graduate Teaching Assistants as needed, and meeting with instructors of other sections when appropriate.

Teaching Areas:

General Design:

Responsibilities include teaching studio at the undergraduate or graduate levels, design seminars, and/or design workshops in collaboration with studio sequence coordinators. The successful candidates will demonstrate a track record of excellence in teaching architecture design studios, representation skills, and computer software.

Digital Fabrication and Computation:

Responsibilities include teaching studio or design seminars at the undergraduate and graduate levels The successful candidate will demonstrate an understanding of digital technologies, their applicability in theory and practice, and their ability to teach how to use them and apply them in the architectural process.

Building Performance:

Responsibilities may include teaching building design, technology, building systems, construction methods, and practices to help and advance building and environmental technologies in lecture of seminar courses. The successful candidate will demonstrate knowledge of the integration of building envelopes, materials, systems, and performance modeling.

History, Theory, Criticism:

Responsibilities include teaching survey and seminars courses on Architectural history and theory from ancient to present at the graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will have the ability to effectively teach courses that include diverse and inclusive perspectives and narratives.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Adjunct Instructor/Instructor: Master's degree in a field related to the course(s) to be taught. Lesser degrees will be considered if accompanied by significant professional experience.
  • Adjunct Lecturer/Lecturer: Terminal degree in a field related to the course(s) to be taught.

Preferred Qualifications (All Ranks):

  • Three years of combined teaching and professional experience in a field relevant to the intended field of instruction. Merit-based exceptions to this qualification will be considered.

Proposed Starting Date:  August 16, 2022 or January 1, 2023

Salary: Commensurate with rank and experience.

Application: To ensure full consideration, please complete your candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu, and upload the following:

  • A letter of application that addresses your interest in serving as Specialized FacultyA current CV.
    • indicate which teaching area you are applying for, the type of course(s) or subject(s) for which you would like to be considered, or courses you would like to propose.
  • A list of three professional references, including name, address, email, and phone number. These references should be able to speak to your teaching and professional experience and expertise.
  • Optional: You may also submit supporting graphic or written material appropriate to the field(s) of instruction for which you wish to be considered, as well as evaluations from previous teaching experience.

For full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by June 9th, 2022 for Fall 2022 and October 1st, 2022 for Spring 2023. Interviews may take place and offers may be made before the closing date, but all applications received by the closing date will receive full consideration for an open position. For further information about this position, please contact Aubrey Jarrett at ajarrett@illinois.edu

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The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. 

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School of Architecture: Specialized Faculty (Non Tenure Track) (165826)
05/12/2022