The Ohio State University, Knowlton School of Architecture

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Position ID:OSU-KSA-AY19KSA6AND7 [#13597]
Position Title: Tenure Track Faculty Positions in School of Architecture
Position Location:Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Architecture and Design
Architecture Design
Appl Deadline:2019/04/30 (posted 2019/04/17, listed until 2019/04/30)
Position Description:    

*** The account for Knowlton School of Architecture, The Ohio State University has expired, and no new applications will be accepted. ***


The Knowlton School at The Ohio State University is seeking candidates for tenure-track positions in landscape, architecture and city and regional planning. We desire candidates who evidence a strong potential for making a significant contribution to design research through scholarship, creative design practices, or criticism and commentary; and for engendering enthusiasm in the classroom. 

The responsibilities of the position include general instructional duties at all levels of the curriculum, undergraduate and graduate, and in all classroom environments (studio, lecture, and seminar) as well as customary faculty committee and service assignments. All interested, qualified persons are encouraged to apply regardless of his or her topic of inquiry, and each application will receive full consideration.

The positions will begin in Autumn 2019. 


Applicants are required to have a terminal degree (PhD or Master’s) at the time of application.  We are looking for candidates whose record demonstrates great promise of productivity and excellence in research and teaching. Preferred qualifications involve program experience, experience mentoring members of underrepresented groups and experience developing or working in interdisciplinary research teams.

The Knowlton School housed in Mack Scogin/Merril Elam’s award-winning building on Ohio State University’s Columbus Campus, The Knowlton School of Architecture fosters a singular environment for innovative design research and critical inquiry. 

Operating within the College of Engineering, the Knowlton School’s three sections, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and City and Regional Planning enjoy the benefits of a large research institution including collaborative relationships with the Wexner Center for the Arts and the Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and Design. Architecture has approximately 300 students, 14 full-time and 20 auxiliary faculty members. An ongoing catalogue of special programs, including The Baumer Visiting Professorship, the LeFevre Emerging Practitioner Fellowship, and a renowned lecture series and gallery exhibitions series continuously refuel intellectual ferment of the Architecture Section; they are designed, it might be said, to make certain the section never sleeps! 

The region’s many cities provide a convenient variety of research opportunities for much of the School’s scholarship and design studios. The Ohio State University is situated in Columbus, Ohio, the prosperous center of a diverse population of nearly 2 million people, which offers a wide variety of cultural opportunities, good schools, and pleasant neighborhoods. 

Review of applicants will begin January 1, 2019. The search will remain open until the position is filled. 

To be considered, please submit your application electronically via Academic Jobs Online Interested applicants must apply with: 1) A cover letter addressing experience and interest in research and teaching 2) A curriculum vitae 3) A one page description of range of research interests 4) A portfolio of creative work/scholarship (maximum 10-20 pages maximum) 5) Contact information for three (3) references (please provide name, title, address, telephone number, and e-mail). 

The College of Engineering is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their scholarship, instruction and outreach. In the cover letter, describe experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals that promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion in one or more of these areas. 

The search will remain active, and applications will continue to be accepted, until the position is filled. The anticipated starting date of the position is no later than September 2019. Salary and rank are commensurate with experience and qualifications. General information about the Knowlton School can be found at:  

The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio. Columbus is the center of a rapidly growing and diverse metropolitan area with a population of over 1.5 million. The area offers a wide range of affordable housing, many cultural and recreational opportunities, excellent schools, and a strong economy based on government as well as service, transportation and technology industries. Additional information about the Columbus area is available at

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies. We are an NSF Advance Institution and a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. 

Requires the successful completion of a background check.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
200C Knowlton Hall
275 W Woodruff Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

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