Home of the American School of Architecture, two DesignIntelligence-ranked programs (*), and one of the nation’s oldest Interior Design programs, Gibbs College invites applicants for three 9-month, full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty positions at the ranks of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor beginning in August 2020. Read on for more information about these positions in Architecture, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture. Application review will begin November 1, 2019, and the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Architecture (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor)

We seek an emerging or established scholar and educator whose aspiration is to lead collaborative research initiatives in housing and/or construction methodologies. The position is open to a wide variety of approaches to housing and construction including research or practice in one or more of the following areas: social equity, design-build, participatory design, mass production, sustainability and resiliency, urban design, and real estate. We welcome applications from critical practitioners and established real estate professionals, as well as researchers engaged in historical, social science, or building technology research.

  • View full “Architecture” job ad and apply on Interfolio (link).

Interior Design (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor)

We seek an emerging or established scholar and educator whose aspiration is to lead collaborative research initiatives in visualization or health and wellness design. The position is open to a wide variety of approaches to visualization technologies or evidence-based design in research and practice in one or more of the following areas: social equity, technology, design-build, sustainability and resiliency, and well-being. We welcome applications from critical practitioners, as well as researchers engaged in environmental, behavioral, and social science-based research. 

  • View full “Interior Design” job ad and apply on Interfolio (link).

Landscape Architecture (Assistant, Associate or Full Professor)

We seek an emerging or established scholar and educator whose aspiration is to lead collaborative research in either evidence-based design in landscape architecture or resilient landscapes as in one or more of the following areas: water systems, erosion remediation, drought resistance, flood resistance, wildfire resistance, or similar key areas of growing critical importance in the face of climate change. We welcome applications from critical practitioners, as well as researchers engaged in historical, social science, or environmental research.

  • View full “Landscape Architecture” job ad and apply on Interfolio (link).

Gibbs College’s Commitment to Diversity + Inclusion

These positions reflect a renewed commitment by the Gibbs College of Architecture to emphasize issues of social justice and inclusion related to communities of color and indigenous groups in scholarship, teaching, and professional practice. The Gibbs College of Architecture has committed ourselves to recruiting faculty and students from underrepresented identities and is dedicated to creating a welcoming environment for all. Candidates who share and contribute to this commitment are strongly encouraged to apply, including those from underrepresented identities and/or with experiences working with underrepresented communities. Please see Our Commitment to Diversity + Inclusion statement (link).

The University of Oklahoma is an EO/Affirmative Action institution (http://www.ou.edu/eoo/). Individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Gibbs College’s Culture of Excellence

The Gibbs College of Architecture at the University of Oklahoma, whose oldest program was established in 1916, supports a future in which all communities are designed for resiliency and empowered to maximize their social, economic and environmental well-being. Gibbs College educates more than 650 students through undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs across seven academic units in Architecture, Construction Science, Environmental Design, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Urban Design and Regional and City Planning. For more information about our programs, please visit gibbs.ou.edu. To read the latest news from Gibbs College, check out our blog, gibbs.oucreate.com.

The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie R1 (Doctoral University: Very High Research Activity) institution known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and health-care needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. 

In 2014, OU became the first public institution ever to rank #1 nationally in the recruitment of National Merit Scholars, with 311 scholars. The 277-acre Research Campus in Norman was named the No.1 research campus in the nation by the Association of Research Parks in 2013. Norman is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just south of Oklahoma City. With outstanding schools, amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender on the “Best Places to Live” rankings.

Questions?

Please submit questions by email to Camille Germany at germany@ou.edu.

* Architecture and Landscape Architecture were ranked in DesignIntelligence’s “Most Hired From” category for programs of their size in 2018.