Employment Opportunities

Full-Time Assistant Professor
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The Hampton University Department of Architecture is seeking a qualified candidate for one full-time, nine (9) month faculty position to teach design studio and major support courses at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning August 26, 2013.  The Department is dedicated to the promotion of critical inquiry, technical understanding, and community design leadership in architecture. 

Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically black university (HBCU) located on the Tidewater Peninsula in Hampton, Virginia.  It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution.  The Department of Architecture is housed within the School of Engineering and Technology and has a long and distinguished history dating back to 1870 and offers the 5 1/2 year Master of Architecture professional degree.  Hampton University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.

Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be expected to teach design studios and a specialized course in the area of architecture history, theory, architecture engineering, environmental technology, or in an additional related area. 

The applicant will possess the ability to creatively integrate digital technology with design courses as well as employ creative outcomes in a specific area of research and/or practice.  Service to the department, university, and community-at-large is essential to this position.


Minimum qualifications include a Master of Architecture (doctoral degree is preferred), and professional or academic experience in the  areas of design, history, and technology.  The ability to become registered is required.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.




Candidates must provide evidence of excellence in design studio teaching and demonstrate expertise in  teaching one or more of the following areas: building science, environmental systems, architectural theory, environmental technology, and structure technology.   Additional teaching areas consistent with our degree program and community design mission are also important.

How to Apply

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Applicants should submit a letter outlining the candidate's commitment to teaching and scholarly work, a curriculum vitae, and the names of three references with postal/email addresses and telephone numbers.  Portfolios and examples of work may be requested at a later date.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications may be submitted electronically to robert.easter@hamptonu.edu  or mailed to:

Mr. Robert Easter, Chairperson
Department of Architecture
Hampton University
Hampton, Virginia  23668

*Hampton University is an Equal Opportunity employer.

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