Architectural Design Assistant or Associate Professor | Work at Judson University Christian College

Architectural Design Assistant or Associate Professor

Job Summary

We invite applications for a full-time position in the Architecture Program, at the assistant or associate level, starting AY 2021-2022. This faculty member will teach design studios and supportive coursework.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Conduct teaching, service, and scholarship within a private, Christian university of the professions and liberal arts and science
  • Teach or consult in graduate and/or undergraduate architectural design studio as needed
  • Teach seminar or lecture courses according to areas of specialty and interest
  • Conduct a research agenda that is integrated w/ teaching assignments
  • Provide service to the program and the university in the form of student advising, committee assignments and maintaining office hours

Required qualifications are:

  • An accredited terminal architecture degree (e.g. M. Arch. or equivalent)
  • Collaborative skills to work with colleagues in the Department and throughout the University
  • Architecture or Engineering license or eligibility for licensure in the US (or international equivalent)
  • Teaching experience in a NAAB-accredited program
  • Proficiency in industry standard software & emerging software
  • Demonstration of an active and growing Christian faith
  • Demonstration of an active and growing Christian faith, and commitment to excellence in teaching within a Christ-centered academic community

Preferred qualifications are:

  • Membership in appropriate professional associations
  • Familiarity w/ digital/emerging technologies to support design studio work

Rank and salary based on qualifications, education, and work experience.

Contact Information

Applicants must provide a complete application packet including:

  • Letter of application explaining design philosophy, teaching approach, and research interest
  • Faculty application
  • Curriculum vitae, and
  • Unofficial transcripts of both undergraduate and graduate work (official transcripts will be required upon hiring) and
  • Portfolio of professional, teaching and scholarly accomplishments of no more than 10 pages submitted as a PDF.)

Please submit all application materials to: Mrs. Christina Cariello, Executive Assistant to the Provost, at


For full consideration, please submit all required materials as soon as possible. This position will remain open until filled with the appointment expected to begin in August 2021.

About Judson University

Judson University is a Christian institution representing the Church at work in higher education. Its campus is located along the picturesque Fox River in the city of Elgin just 45 miles northwest of Chicago, Judson is home to over 1,200 students from 36 states and 26 countries. We offer more than 50 undergraduate majors, minors, and pre-professional programs; 7 master’s degrees and three doctoral programs.

The Architecture and Interior Design programs are housed in the Harm A. Weber Academic center, a LEED Gold certified building where students explore architecture, interior design, art and design with an engaged and passionate faculty. The program offers a B.A. in Architectural Studies, a B.A. in Interior Design with an Architectural Studies minor, and a NAAB accredited Master of Architecture degree. The program features a one-year practicum/preceptorship and a study-away tour.

The faculty of the programs of Architecture and Interior Design is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and inclusive community committed to teaching, learning and working in an environment that values diversity of thought and approach within our faith context and its unique mission. We strongly encourage applications from people of color and women.

Judson University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees, and applicants for admission or employment, in all University programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status.

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