Assistant Teaching Professor - Architecture

Updated: about 12 hours ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime


The College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering’s (CTAAE) - School of the Built Environment (SBE) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU) is seeking a full-time, renewable Qualified Rank Assistant Teaching Professor (non-tenure-track) for the Architecture and Environmental Design program. The individual will teach undergraduate courses in architecture in one or more areas of (depending on expertise): Design Fundamentals; Design Communication; Architecture Design Studios; Architecture Theory; Computer Aided Design; Environmental Systems; Sustainability. In addition to teaching, the individual will focus  on supporting collaborative partnerships between the Architecture and Environmental Design Department, student organizations, business, profession, and government. The successful candidate will have the skills to initiate and coordinate outreach activities with architecture- and design-related firms for the purpose of educational interaction with our students and the development of financial support. The expected start date is August 12, 2024.
Housed within the College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering, the School of the Built Environment offers a transformative experience for students who seek to engage in design-build innovation, and the creation of exemplary places, structures, and systems with the goal of shaping the future of our built environment. The SBE is comprised of the Department of Architecture and Environmental Design and the Department of Construction Management, two units with established histories, collaborations, and synergies. Our program remains distinct because we require two (2) paid co-op experiences, which typically transition into full-time job opportunities upon graduation.
The Architecture and Environmental Design program enrolls over 250 students and offers the following degrees:

  • Bachelor of Science in Architecture
  • Masters of Architecture (NAAB Accredited)
As a Public University for the Public Good, Bowling Green State University is a comprehensive, high research university located in northwestern Ohio committed to driving economic and cultural vitality in the region and beyond. Through innovative teaching, research and creative activities, BGSU fosters a collaborative and inclusive learning community where inspired ideas, knowledge and achievements support the region, state and nation. Supporting student success and outcomes, more than 760 talented and passionate faculty members teach across all majors, with nearly 80% holding         terminal degrees in their field. BGSU offers more than 200 undergraduate majors and programs, 17 doctoral programs, 57 master’s programs and a significant number of certificate programs.
Guided by Forward , the BGSU strategic plan, the University’s research and creative activities have resulted in a significant increase in extramural funding over the past several years. Committed to meeting workforce needs, BGSU is investing in in-demand academic programs. The University recently established a School of Nursing , School of Physical Therapy , School of Engineering, School of the Built Environment and School of Aviation. As a national leader in innovative partnerships, BGSU provides comprehensive and connected opportunities for its learning community in and out of the classroom. The University established the first-of-its-kind Resort and Attraction Management (RAAM) program in collaboration with Cedar Fair. BGSU also has strategic partnerships in advanced manufacturing, aviation, forensic science and engineering fields.
For the fourth year in a row, The Wall Street Journal ranks BGSU as the No. 1 public university in the Midwest that students would choose again. BGSU also holds the Wall Street Journal distinction of being the No. 1 university in Ohio – public or private – for student experience.

Essential Functions

  • Teach undergraduate courses in the Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree program and participate in undergraduate curriculum development.
  • Mentor undergraduate students.
  • Perform service to the school, college, and university. Service activities and efforts will focus primarily on collaborative partnerships between the Architecture and Environmental Design Department, the student organizations, business, profession, and government. Will Initiate and coordinate outreach activities with architecture- and design related firms  for the purpose of educational interaction with our students and development of financial support.


Minimum Qualifications

  • At least a Master of Architecture degree (NAAB accredited).
  • At least one year of architecture-related professional experience in the United States.
Preferred Qualifications
1) Demonstrated promise for teaching architectural design studios and other courses that critically and productively engage computational and digital design techniques, and in their own creative work.
2) Experience with cross-disciplinary teaching and service efforts in architecture and construction  management.
3) Licensure as a registered architect.
4) Knowledge of digital software applications in architecture (AutoCAD, Revit, BIM, etc.).
5) Professional level certification/s in one or more areas such as: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED AP); Passive House Institute US (PHIUS); Design Build Institute of America (DBIA); Evidence-Based Design Accreditation and Certification (EDAC); Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP). 

Additional Information

Application Materials Required

  • Cover letter including statement of teaching interests and professional experience.
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Unofficial transcripts for degrees completed
  • Names and contact information of three professional references
Unofficial transcripts of highest degree earned are required for candidates invited for in-person interviews.
Finalist will be required to submit official transcripts.
BGSU policy requires finalist to authorize and pass a background check prior to receiving an offer of employment.
Application Deadline
The search committee will review applications until the position is filled; however, for best consideration, applications should be provided by April 30, 2024.
Salary & Benefits
Competitive and commensurate with candidate’s experience and credentials. Full benefits package available.
Further Information
Please contact Dr. Stan Guidera, Search Committee Chair, School of the Built Environment, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH 43403, [email protected]

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer . We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421 or email [email protected] .

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