Open Faculty & Staff Positions

    Assistant / Associate Professors, Multiple Positions:

    The College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology invites applications for full-time, tenure-track or tenured appointments to begin August 2017 in the following areas:

    Assistant or Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture + Urbanism
    All areas of expertise are welcome. Candidates should demonstrate leadership in topics central to contemporary landscape architecture and urbanism. A record of excellence in practice and scholarship is expected. Candidates are required to have a professional degree in Landscape Architecture. The successful candidate will be an active participant in, and provide academic service to, the Master of Landscape Architecture Program.

    Assistant or Associate Professor, Architectural History and Theory
    Open to all periods and areas of expertise. Candidates should demonstrate an engaged relationship to contemporary design education. Expertise in the history of urbanism and/or landscape architecture is especially welcome. A record of scholarly excellence is expected. Ph.D. must be completed by August 2017.

    Assistant or Associate Professor, Building Technology
    Expertise in environmental technologies and building science is expected. Candidates should demonstrate their ability to integrate technology, structural systems, and design, within re-thinking the urban environment. A record of excellence in practice and scholarship is expected. Candidates should have a minimum of a Master's degree in architecture or building technology.

    Assistant or Associate Studio Professor
    The College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology invites applications for a full-time Studio Professor appointment to begin August 2017. Candidates should be recognized as outstanding practitioners who have experience in translating practice into teaching. Candidates should be prepared to teach a design studio in the Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture or Master of Landscape Architecture program and a lecture/seminar course in their area of expertise. Candidates should have a minimum of a Master's degree in their area of expertise and strong evidence of professional recognition.

    In addition to their areas of specialization, all candidates should demonstrate an ability to contribute to the intellectual life of a studio-focused architecture school. The positions entail teaching for all of the College’s degree programs, ranging from undergraduate to Ph.D. We will expect active participation in the College and the University through student advising, design reviews, committee service, curricular development, and contributions to College publications and events.

    How to Apply: Applicants should submit a single PDF, of not more than 10 MB, containing:
    —A curriculum vitae.
    —A letter of interest, describing area(s) of expertise, current research projects, teaching experience, and other relevant experience, including licensure.
    —Names and contact information for three references (please do not send letters at this time). —Examples of relevant academic and/or professional work.
    —For the history and theory position this should be one writing sample (article or chapter).

    The PDF filename format should be lastname_firstname, and it should be sent to one of the following email addresses:
    For landscape architecture + urbanism:
    For architectural history and theory:
    For building technology:
    For studio professor:

    The review of applications will begin 9 January 2017 for all tenure or tenure-track faculty positions, and 20 February 2017 for all other faculty positions.

    Illinois Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

      Updated 12 January 2017

        Open Staff Positions

        IIT College of Architecture also has the following staff positions open. Interested applicants must apply through the IIT Human Resources website.

        Currently, open staff positions include:

        Assistant to the Director of Buildings & Operations

        The Assistant to the Director of Buildings & Operations is responsible for physically servicing and maintaining the College’s physical facility (‘Buildings’) and providing operational support to the College’s student body, faculty and (‘Operations’). The Assistant position must have the appropriate education, training and knowledge, coupled with proficient mechanical skill-set of related work experience, in order to confidently and comprehensively observe, evaluate, facilitate or execute work to ensure that the College’s physical facilities are fully operational in support of on-going academic activities. As required by the University’s Facilities Department, routine observational inspection and written summary reporting of the College’s three buildings, Crown Hall, 3410 S. State St. and Minerals & Metals Research Facility, and related building systems, is included in these responsibilities. As a means to achieving the primary overall responsibilities above the Assistant must be self-directed and be able to take the initiative in: 1) Directly engage any necessary University resources or personnel support as required to successfully complete any required work orders or assistance in the support of College activities. 2) Acquiring resources or outside contractor services for any special projects or internal activities that are to be executed by the College. 3) Identify and execute internal College projects that can be self-managed and self-executed at a professional level without outside services. 4) Anticipate weekly operational needs, provide assistance to students, faculty and staff and / or communicate the issues to the Director for follow-up and resolution. 5) Assist the Director of Buildings and Operations in establishing a list of long term (4-5 year) and short term (1-2 year) building maintenance requests and physical facility improvements. 6) Must attend staff meetings, organizational event meeting and University Building Monitor Meetings pertaining to the coordination and maintenance of the College facilities and / or University protocols for building services.

        Apply Here

        Updated 12 September 2017