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Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor, Architecture

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Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Posting Details

Posting Detail Information

Position Title Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor, Architecture
Requisition Number FTFR001078
Division/College College of Arts, Media and Design
Interdisciplinary Division/College
Location Boston Main Campus
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
Benefits Eligible Yes
Tenure Status Non Tenure Track
Posting Date 02/15/2018

The School of Architecture in the College of Arts, Media and Design invites applications and nominations for a Visiting Assistant Teaching Professor position to expand our vibrant teaching and research initiatives for our undergraduate Architecture program. We seek candidates who will work in the area of architecture design and representation with a specific focus on fundamental space, form and material teaching. This position will entail teaching both design studios and seminars as well as leading the academic advising of undergraduate architecture students.

The ideal candidate will hold a terminal degree in architecture, with experience or clear potential to build teaching and research collaborations with urban design, urban planning and landscape architecture.

In addition to teaching, the role includes working with the academic advising team as the primary faculty student advisor, mentoring students in the program, and participating in recruitment and outreach (both within the Northeastern community and to prospective students). This position has the potential for renewal beyond one year

Northeastern University offers rich opportunities for interdisciplinary collaboration between the design, planning, management, science and engineering of urban environments. The position offers a one-year contract in the School of Architecture in the College of Arts, Media and Design.

The School of Architecture has three distinct advantages. One, the faculty conducts courses of study in a strong diversity of practices, including architectural design, history and professional practice, urban landscape and sustainable coastal environments, market-driven building types, and building technology and performance. Two, we are located within a major private global research university and a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement and interdisciplinary research. Also, the College has a unique combination of disciplines, including Architecture, Art + Design, Game Design, Communication Studies, Journalism, Media and Screen Studies, Music, and Theatre. Three, we are in Boston, a thriving urban center of culture and innovation with extensive global connections. See:


Candidates must have an MArch, equivalent or higher terminal degree in architecture. Candidates are expected to teach at the undergraduate level and perhaps graduate level. Candidates with a well-developed research agenda that will inform and advance current trends in the field through creative production, experimentation, collaboration, exhibiting and publication will be given preference for the position.

Additional Information

Candidates must include a letter of application describing teaching, research and relevant professional experience, a curriculum vitae and evidence of excellent teaching ability. Candidates should also provide the contact information of three references. Letters of recommendation and portfolios of creative work or research should not be submitted, but they may be requested later during the search process. Applications received on or before March 16, 2018 will be guaranteed full review. The start date for the position is the fall 2018 semester. Inquiries may be directed to the Interim Director of the School of Architecture, Dan Adams, at

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Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. References
  4. Teaching Evaluations
Optional Documents

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