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Interested in working at Rice Architecture? We are particularly interested in candidates whose culture and lived experiences will expand our perspectives and understanding of the world. Rice Architecture draws upon Houston’s offerings in the arts, industries, diverse communities, and cultures to educate architects for a new multicultural world, and we work towards hiring with the same ambition. A place of many unique conditions, Houston is a window into complexities other cities face, empowering the school to bridge the local and the global while boldly engaging the world at large. Our current openings are below.

Open Positions

Faculty applications deadline:

Review of applications for our faculty positions will begin after December 30, 2022. The application portal will accept applications until the positions are filled.

Assistant or Associate Professor of Architecture - Technology

The selected candidate will bring expertise in building technology and contribute through research and teaching in the area of either environment/energy or materials/construction. In both areas, technology is viewed as a catalyst for explorations that advance the applicant’s research while connecting inward and extrapolating outward the potentials of architecture.

For the full call and to apply, visit
apply.interfolio.com/115287

Visiting Scholar in Building Technology
The selected finalist will bring expertise in building technology and contribute through research and teaching in the areas of either environment/energy or materials/construction. Applicants should bring a distinct voice, present a clear line of inquiry, participate in the collective conversation of the faculty, and contribute to the advancement of the field of architecture more broadly.

For the full call and to apply, visit
apply.interfolio.com/115468

Assistant Professor of Architecture - Design
We seek an outstanding design studio faculty member who can teach across our undergraduate and graduate programs, as well as lecture courses and seminars in the member’s research area. The school is interested in a candidate with a clear line of inquiry who will contribute to the collective conversation of the faculty and the advancement of the field of architecture more broadly. 
 

For the full call and to apply, visit
apply.interfolio.com/115341

Wortham Fellowships
The Wortham Fellowship was established more than twenty-five years ago to give promising and outstanding candidates the opportunity to teach and conduct research. This two-year teaching fellowship is specifically targeted at individuals who are beginning or advancing a career of teaching, scholarship, and practice. The school is interested in highly motivated candidates with a clearly defined design and research agenda and who will contribute to the collective conversation of the faculty and the advancement of the field of architecture more broadly.

For the full call and to apply, visit
apply.interfolio.com/115296

Communications Manager

The communications manager plans, oversees, and implements media and editorial strategies that support the mission of Rice Architecture, which includes Rice Design Alliance (RDA), the community outreach arm of the school. This position uses long- and short-term strategies to promote the broad-ranging research, pedagogy, and programs of the school and RDA. The communications manager is creative, resourceful, proactive, and able to work both independently and collaboratively to effectively share the work of the school, encompassing the work of RDA, with multiple audiences.

 The ideal candidate has experience managing communication and marketing within small organizations and across communication functions, including media and public relations, editorial, and social and digital media as well as managing public programs. This is a hands-on position. The successful candidate must be able to perform tactical responsibilities and take part in strategic planning as well as collaborate with diverse stakeholders, meet deadlines and be results-oriented.

To inquire about this role, email Carla Haskins, Director of Inclusion and Strategic Initiatives.

Digital Media Manager

Rice Architecture is seeking a digital media manager. Using a unified brand and communications strategy, the digital media manager will plan, produce, and publish digital content and create compelling stories to promote Rice Architecture and Rice Design Alliance.  This position serves as the primary staff member responsible for content creation, as well as the maintenance of all social media platforms. This role works both independently and on a team to develop and implement strategies that are aligned with the school’s priorities.

The ideal candidate has a background and/or interest in architecture and design/arts fields and shares a visual sensibility akin to those in those disciplines.

We are particularly interested in candidates whose culture and lived experiences will expand our perspectives and understanding of the world. Rice Architecture draws upon Houston’s offerings in the arts, industries, diverse communities, and cultures to educate architects for a new multicultural world, and we work towards hiring with the same ambition. 

To inquire about this role, email Carla Haskins, Director of Inclusion and Strategic Initiatives.

Equal opportunity employer

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.

Current Rice University COVID policies, which include vaccination, face mask, testing, gatherings, occupancy limits, and travel policies can be found here: https://coronavirus.rice.edu/policies

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