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Adjunct Faculty - Architecture Programs (In-Person/ On-Campus Teaching Positions by Semester)

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)
Job Location:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


The Jefferson College of Architecture and the Built Environment seeks colleagues to teach at Thomas Jefferson University as adjunct faculty by semester. The College is seeking qualified faculty who have demonstrated successful collaboration and innovation in teaching across multiple levels of the architectural curriculum and across related disciplines within the college. Candidates must be qualified by education and experience to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The architecture programs include the NAAB accredited B. Arch. and M.Arch programs as well as the BS in Architectural Studies, MS in Architecture and Ph.D in architecture.

Curricular teaching areas include foundation and upper level design studios as well as visualization, digital modeling/ fabrication, history/ theory, building technology and special topics coursework. Specific experience in our allied college programs for collaboration is welcome.


A minimum of three years of professional experience and licensure (architecture or engineer) and master degree/ or PhD in the discipline is preferred. Academic salary may be commensurate with experience and qualifications but will typically follow standard Jefferson adjunct pay rates. These are adjunct one semester positions which can be renewed. 


Special consideration will be given to candidates who have demonstrated successful experiences in teaching architecture studios, visualization, digital modeling/ fabrication, history/ theory, building technology and special topics coursework. Preference is given to candidates who provide evidence of research though scholarship or critical practice that significantly impacts building practices as well as research and design. Candidates should have experience in using digital software and technologies related to their demonstrated curricular teaching areas.


Candidates should submit in digital format: 1) letter of application 2) short statement on teaching philosophy, any applicable research / creative agenda, and preferred curricular teaching area (1-page maximum), 3) curriculum vitae, 4) and contact information of three references.

Send complete application package to Questions should be sent to the chair of the ongoing search committee: Professor David Kratzer,

Candidates may submit applications at any time as adjunct positions become available through the academic year.

The job posting is intend to attract applicants for future consideration. We will retain CV, resumes & applications for future semester hiring.

College and University

The mission of the College of Architecture and the Built Environment at Jefferson is to educate the next generation of design and construction professionals to create an equitable and sustainable future. Curricula emphasize specialized knowledge unique to each discipline, paired with interdisciplinary collaboration that prepare students for practice in the global market.

With over 700 students, the College of Architecture and the Built Environment offers the following degree programs: Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture (NAAB accredited); Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (LAAB accredited); BS in Interior Design (CIDA accredited); BS in Architectural Studies; BS in Construction Management; MS in Sustainable Design; MS in Architecture; MS in Interior Architecture; MS in Construction Management; Master of Urban Design, MS in Geodesign and a Ph.D. in Architecture and Design Research. The College has 27 full-time faculty and a strong contingent of adjunct professors drawn from the regional professional community.

Thomas Jefferson University - East Falls Campus founded in 1884, is a fully accredited, private university with 4,000 part- and full-time students from 38 states and 42 countries. The University offers more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs leading to the Associate of Science, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration and doctoral degrees (Ph.D. and OTD). The University offers career-oriented education that blends liberal and professional studies in a way that enables students to grow as individuals and as highly skilled designers, business leaders, architects, health care professionals and scientists. Visit for more information.

Thomas Jefferson University and Hospitals is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Jefferson values diversity and encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to women, members of minority groups, LGBTQ individuals, individuals with disabilities, and veterans.

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