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College of Environment and Design

Open-rank, tenure-track position in Architectural History

UGA North Campus


The College of Environment and Design (CED) invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of assistant, associate, or full professor in architectural history, beginning in the 2022 Fall term. The successful candidate will have expertise in the history of the nineteenth and twentieth-century U.S. built environment.  

The successful candidate will teach courses related to their expertise and research interests that contribute to any of the CED program areas, in addition to surveys of American architecture, a required course within the historic preservation program.  

The successful applicant will also develop and maintain a relevant research program of national and international distinction, supervise graduate student research, and serve on reading committees. Service requirements include participation in college and university committees, and in relevant scholarly and professional organizations. 

Applicants should indicate if they have expertise in any other area that might contribute to the broader mission of the CED as a design school, in terms of current or potential programs; this might include fields such as healthy communities, heritage and real estate/land development, architectural design, or inclusive communities.  


The College of Environment and Design has its origins in 1928, with the founding of one of the region's oldest landscape architecture programs. Today, we offer undergraduate and graduate degrees across three disciplinary areas—historic preservation, landscape architecture, and urban planning and design; a PhD program in environmental design and planning; and a campus-wide certificate program in environmental ethics. The College also participates in several interdisciplinary certificate programs.   


The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities, is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 15 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,700 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 39,000 students including over 30,000 undergraduates and over 9,000 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 18 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.   Athens is a culturally diverse city, home to a thriving arts and music community, and with 15 neighborhoods on the National Register of Historic Places. It is located in the northern Piedmont region of Georgia, less than two hours from the Chattahoochee National Forest and southern Appalachian Mountains, and easy driving distance to the Atlantic coast. (  



Minimum qualifications: 

  • PhD in architectural history (or closely related area)

Preferred qualifications:

  • record of scholarly research
  • teaching history, especially at the graduate level



Applicants should submit the following material through UGAJobs at: 

  • cover letter
  • curriculum vitae
  • statement outlining teaching and research interests (1-2 pages)
  • writing sample (one or two)
  • contact information for at least three references


Review of applications will begin March 1, 2022. 

Questions regarding this position may be directed (email only) to:

Dr. Wayde Brown, Search Committee Chair, 


The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( 



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