Faculty Positions Available


Tenure-Track Search Assistant or Associate Professor of Architectural History or Theory

The Division of Architecture and Environmental Design of the Tyler School of Art, Temple University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in the Architecture Department at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. The candidate will be joining Tyler’s distinguished arts and design faculty in the Architecture Department. Located on a vibrant urban campus in Philadelphia, PA, Temple University has more than 38,000 students in17 schools and colleges. The Architecture Department offers undergraduate programs in Architecture, Facilities Management and Architectural Preservation and a professional Master of Architecture degree. Other division degrees include offerings in Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Community Development, and City and Regional Planning. Temple’s Tyler School of Art is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

The successful candidate will teach required lecture or seminar courses in architectural history, preservation, and/or theory and design studios at the undergraduate and graduate levels, while also maintaining an active record of distinguished scholarship. The candidate will also be required to serve on Department, College and University committees.

Applicants should have a minimum of 3-5 years teaching experience in the area of architectural history or theory and a portfolio demonstrating a strong record of scholarship that will be continue to be advanced if hired. Applicants must hold a terminal degree in architecture or a Ph.D. degree in Architectural History and Theory. Architectural design experience is also desirable.

The position begins in July 2017. Salary and rank will be at an assistant or associate professor level and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Temple University is an equal opportunity, equal access, affirmative action employer committed to increasing diversity in both its community and its curricula. Women, people of color, and other candidates who can contribute to this goal are strongly encouraged to apply.

The review of applications will begin on November 14th. Applications should include a letter of intent, signed and dated curriculum vita, documentation of scholarly and/or research activity, a portfolio of recent student work and/or sample course syllabi, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of three references with e-mail and telephone contact information. Finalists must be prepared to submit student evaluations for courses taught. All application materials should be PDF files in a portfolio format. Applicants can submit materials to an internal file server and should contact Valentina Cleary via email for submission instructions (vcleary@temple.edu). 

All inquiries should be directed to:

Valentina Cleary

Architecture Building

Tyler School of Art, Temple University

2001 North 13th Street Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA

vcleary@temple.edu 215-204-8813


Planning & Community Development

Assistant or Associate Professor

Non-Tenure Track Position — Begins August 2017

The Planning and Community Development Department (Planning) is seeking an individual with capacity to teach core courses in the BS Community Development and in the MS City and Regional Planning programs, electives in his/her area of expertise, and general education courses.  The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated capacity to prepare students for the professional challenges related to improving the quality of life in underserved communities through housing, economic development, neighborhood planning and redevelopment, or other programmatic initiatives within the context of equitable and sustainable development.  We welcome applications from individuals who appreciate teamwork, thrive in a small and collegial department, and are committed to furthering planning education, scholarship, and practice.

The Planning department offers a Bachelor of Science in Community Development and a Master of Science in City and Regional Planning (PAB accredited since 2012).  Both are focused on developing leaders in professional practice.  Faculty are distinguished by rich professional experience.  The Planning department is housed in Tyler’s Division of Architecture and Environmental Design along with the departments of Architecture and Landscape Architecture/Horticulture.  Temple University’s vibrant urban Main campus is an ideal location to teach community development and city planning.  Also of note, Tyler School of Art is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report.

Temple University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing diversity in its community and curricula.  The University is a recognized leader in embracing diversity in every aspect of campus life. In addition, the Planning department sees diversity as fundamental to our efforts to create healthy, sustainable communities, and a just society.  Women, people of color, and other candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to apply.

The minimum qualification is a Ph.D. in planning or a closely related field.  A complete application package includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae (signed and dated), statement of teaching interests, sample course syllabus, and contact information for three references.  Finalists must be prepared to submit student evaluations for courses taught and official transcripts. 

Applications and questions should be directed to Dr. Lynn Mandarano, Department Chair, lynn.mandarano@temple.edu

Applications are due by June 30, 2017. 

Applications will be reviewed as they are received, until the position is filled.