Instructional Assistant Professor of Architecture At University of Houston

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Job Overview

The Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design at The University of Houston seeks qualified candidates for a full-time, Promotion Eligible Non-Tenure Track Instructional Assistant Professor focusing on the areas of Design and Professional Practice.

We seek candidates with a vision of a critical design practice that can be applied in a studio with intellectual curiosity, a recognized experience in design pedagogy across levels, and technical knowledge that can be translated into curricula, program vision, teaching, and scholarship.  The appointment will come with a primary focus on teaching (undergraduate and graduate architecture) and a choice of service and/or research. As a further opportunity, the candidate is also invited to grow with the college in multiple potential areas.


Qualified candidates must hold at least one degree in Architecture. Candidates must hold a Master’s degree or Ph.D. in a design-related field, with a record of professional/critical practice, scholarship, and teaching experience.

Candidates must demonstrate superior design, a knowledge of building integration, technical representation, and strong design media skills with clarity in communication and an openness to collaboration. We seek candidates with a strong commitment to innovative teaching practices, cultural awareness, critical practice, and theoretical scholarship. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications.


Only electronic applications will be accepted. Applicants should provide the following: a letter of intent responding to the outlined duties and qualifications, a curriculum vitae, a digital portfolio of no more than 20 pages with the candidate’s role or responsibility clearly indicated, and contact information for three references. All materials will be submitted in combined pdf files.

Submit the application to: UH Careers – University of Houston

For further information or questions, please contact Rafael Beneytez-Duran, Associate Professor and Undergraduate Architecture Program Director, Chair for Search Committee: rbeneyte@Central.UH.EDU

Application review will begin November 6, 2023, and will continue until the position is filled. The successful applicant is expected to start in mid-August 2024.

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