Faculty Position(s) in Architecture and Urban Design with Expertise in Housing

USC School of Architecture
October 23, 2018
Los Angeles, California
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The University of Southern California School of Architecture invites applications for full-time, tenured or tenure-track faculty position(s) at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in architecture and urban design with an expertise in housing. The appointment is expected to begin in August 2019

The School seeks a faculty member who will bring unique perspectives on contemporary issues in architecture, urban design, housing, and settlement through his or her research, creative work and teaching. Candidates should have an established record or demonstrate exceptional promise of innovation in scholarship and/or creative work in architecture, housing, or urbanism/urban design including questions regarding the complexity of global cities with diverse populations and challenges. Applicants must have a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


The University of Southern California is one of the world’s leading private research universities. An anchor institution in Los Angeles and a global center for the arts, technology, and international business, USC provides diverse curricular offerings and extensive opportunities for interdisciplinary study and collaboration with leading researchers in highly advanced learning environments.

In a comprehensive new study by The Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education, USC ranked 15thth out of 1,061 public and private universities in the United States and tied for second place with Columbia University for student and faculty diversity. Among California schools, only USC, Stanford, and Caltech appeared in the top 25, and of 150 colleges and universities in the western United States, USC ranked third.

USC’s distinguished faculty of 4,000 innovative scholars, researchers, teachers, and mentors includes five Nobel laureates and dozens of recipients of prestigious national honors including the MacArthur “Genius” Award, the Guggenheim Fellowship, the National Medal of the Arts, the National Humanities Medal, the National Medal of Science, the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, and the Pulitzer Prize.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every ethnic background and gender identity. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting

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