Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor – (Open Rank) – Denver, CO 80204

University of Colorado – College of Architecture and Planning

Full-Time Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor with an emphasis in Building Technology

College of Architecture and Planning

Position #00350443

The University of Colorado Denver l Anschutz Medical Campus seeks individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and working environment. We value the ability to engage effectively with students, faculty and staff of diverse backgrounds.

The University of Colorado Denver College of Architecture and Planning invites qualified applicants at the rank of Full-Time Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor to join a dedicated faculty offering instruction at the undergraduate B.S.Arch and the graduate M.Arch degree program levels within the Department of Architecture. The Department seeks highly motivated candidates, with a well-developed pedagogy and a nationally-recognized record of combining design teaching with a progressive research agenda and/or creative activity. The position is expected to teach required design studios, as well as lecture and seminars courses in the curricular area of building technology. By building technology, we refer to areas of expertise like innovative building structures, resilient active and passive environmental control systems and approaches, and advanced building construction, fabrication, assembly, and prototyping. The expected start date is August 10, 2020.

About the Architecture Department

The Department of Architecture delivers a fully-accredited Master of Architecture (M.Arch) for first professional degree students and post-professional students (those already holding a Bachelor of Architecture degree). Our four-year pre-professional program (BS Arch) prepares students to enter accredited professional Master of Architecture (M Arch) programs across the country as well as graduate programs in Landscape Architecture, Interior Architecture, Planning, Historic Preservation, and Urban Design. The BS Arch program also offers students a network of experienced graduate students, working architects, and other design, construction, and real-estate professionals with practices in Denver and around the world. Our graduate program provides the skills and knowledge specified for graduate study in architecture and is fully accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB). Our program responds to and aligns with the evolving nature of professional practice. Collaborative work environments prize critical thinkers, problem-solving team players, builders and leaders with excellent communication skills. Recognizing that the practice of architecture is now global, we provide students with international perspectives and experiences giving them a competitive edge when they enter the profession.

The College of Architecture and Planning and University of Colorado Denver

In addition to the Architecture Program, the College of Architecture and Planning (CAP) offers degrees in Landscape Architecture, Urban and Regional Planning, Historic Preservation, and a PhD in Design and Planning. CAP also maintains several partnerships with universities in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East. For more information visit:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is a public research university serving more than 18,000 students. We award nearly 4,000 degrees each year, including more graduate and professional degrees than any other Colorado institution. With our solid academic reputation, award-winning faculty and renowned researchers, we offer more than 140 highly rated degree programs through 13 schools and colleges. The university receives over $400 million in research awards each year. In addition to the wide array of health-related programs and facilities offered at CU Anschutz in Aurora, Colo. a significant number of undergraduate and graduate degree programs are taught at CU Denver, our comprehensive campus in the heart of downtown Denver—one of America’s most vibrant urban centers. CU Denver is located steps from the Denver Center for Performing Arts and the Lower Downtown (LoDo) District affording our students, faculty and staff access to a broad array of academic, professional, community, recreational and cultural outlets.

Job Responsibilities
This faculty member will reside in the Architecture Department in the College of Architecture and Planning and will engage in teaching, research/creative work, and service. The percentages allocated are 40% teaching, 40% research/creative work, and 20% service. The standard academic-year teaching load is two courses per semester.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.


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The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


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