Open Faculty Position

Assistant or Associate Professor in Architecture, Design Foundations (Full-time, Non-tenure track) 
Architecture and Environmental Design Department, Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Temple University 

Temple University’s Tyler School of Art and Architecture invites applications for a full-time professor in Architecture with a specialization in the area of design foundations at the assistant or associate professor rank. 

The candidate will be joining Tyler’s distinguished arts and design faculty in the Architecture and Environmental Design Department. Located on a vibrant urban campus in Philadelphia, PA, Temple University has more than 38,000 students in 17 schools and colleges. Tyler offers undergraduate programs in Architecture, Facilities Management, and Historic Preservation. Graduate offerings include a professional NAAB-accredited Master of Architecture degree, a post-professional Master of Science degree, with optional concentrations in Health and Design, Advanced Technologies and Design, and Urban Ecologies and Design, and a Master of Science in Facilities Planning with an optional concentration in Health Facilities. Other Tyler degree offerings include Landscape Architecture, Horticulture, Community Development, and City and Regional Planning as well as programs in the arts. Temple’s Tyler School of Art and Architecture is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report. 


The successful candidate will join a team of faculty to teach representation skills courses and design studios in the first two years of the undergraduate program. The candidate will also serve on department and school committees and participate in other activities such as curriculum development. 


The ideal candidate will demonstrate a track record of excellence in teaching architectural design foundations.. Candidates should have a minimum of 2 years teaching experience, and must hold a terminal degree in architecture (Master of Architecture or international equivalent) or Master of Science in Architecture. Professional experience in architectural practice is preferred. 

Application Requirements 

The position begins in July 2022. Applications should include a letter of intent, signed and dated curriculum vita, a professional portfolio, and documentation 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 should be prepared to submit course evaluations for courses taught, original letters of recommendation signed on letterhead, and official transcripts. 

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. 

Application review will commence May 31 and will continue until the position is filled. To apply, please visit to set up an account and upload your application materials. If you need assistance during the upload, email

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Address questions to: Associate Dean and Director of Architecture Kate Wingert-Playdon