University of Florida School of Architecture

 Location: Gainesville, FL

Tenure-Track Position in Architectural Acoustics and Design

The School of Architecture at the University of Florida invites applications for one tenure-track position in Architectural Acoustics at the rank of assistant or associate professor.

The graduate program in architectural acoustics at the University of Florida offers a course of study that leads to Master of Science and Ph.D. degrees. The focus of the program is to address the theories, research, teaching and practice of acoustics in architectural settings. Successful applicants for this positon will be instrumental in shaping the future direction of the architectural acoustics program and, therefore, must demonstrate a strong research agenda with a record of scholarly achievements and are expected to establish an internationally-recognized, externally funded research program, demonstrate their ability to be an enthusiastic, effective building technology and design studio teacher as well as be able to teach and conduct research on architectural acoustics in integration with other vital building performance subjects such as building structures and lighting within the greater context of architectural design integration.  Responsibilities will include teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, advising M.S., M.Arch., and Ph.D. graduate students, curriculum development in the areas of technology and design, and service to the institution and the profession. The ability to inspire and engage students as well as attract students to study with you is expected.

The UF School of Architecture is known for a rigorous and coordinated curriculum and a strong design culture that includes substantial international opportunities and academic concentrations. The SoA program has more than five hundred students with twenty-four tenured/tenure-track faculty and offer the following degree programs: Bachelor of Design, Master of Architecture, Master of Science in Architectural Studies, as well as a Doctor of Philosophy. The School is one of five units in the College of Design, Construction and Planning’s active, interdisciplinary environment that seeks to contribute to the University’s goals for pre-eminence. Situated within the north Florida landscape of forests and springs, Gainesville is home to a vibrant intellectual community with diverse cultural and educational resources.

Required: Professional or post-professional graduate degree in architecture, and an articulated research agenda in the area of Architectural Acoustics.

Preferred: a Ph.D. and/or professional license are desirable; previous peer-reviewed scholarship and funded research, previous teaching experience in environmental technology, architectural acoustics and/or design studio, design studio teaching, and/or professional experience will also make up strong applications.

The selection process will be conducted in accord with the provisions of Florida’s “Government in the Sunshine” and Public Records laws. The University of Florida is ranked at #8 among public institutions with a strong commitment to equal opportunities and achieving diversity among its faculty. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Review of completed applications will begin January 7th, 2019 with the intention of filling the position prior to Fall Semester 2019. Interested individuals should apply online at with the following materials: a detailed curriculum vitae, a 1-page statement of applicant’s teaching interest and vision, a 1-page statement of applicants research plans, a portfolio of creative, scholarly, professional and/or teaching work, full length copies of three example papers; copies of books or monographs; and at least three references with contact information.  Inquiries may be sent to:

Nancy M. Clark

Chair, Faculty Search Committee -Architectural Acoustics University of Florida, School of Architecture

P.O. Box 115702, Gainesville, FL 32611-5702 Tel: 352-294-1471


Click here to learn more about the Architectural Acoustics Program at UF SoA

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