Associate/Full Professor with Tenure/ H. Ralph Hawkins, FAIA, Chair

Associate/Full Professor with Tenure/ H. Ralph Hawkins, FAIA, Chair
The University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, Texas
Dec. 1, 2022

The School of Architecture in the College of Architecture Planning and Public Affairs [CAPPA], the University of Texas at Arlington, invites applications for Associate/Full Professor with Tenure.

The School of Architecture welcomes applications for the H. Ralph Hawkins, FAIA, Chair – a new, permanently endowed chair open to applicants qualified to be appointed at the rank of Associate/Full Professor with tenure. The School of Architecture is the largest academic unit within the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs at UT Arlington, a Carnegie I-High Research, Texas Tier-1 institution located in the Dallas-Fort Worth region, the 4th largest metro area in the U.S.

We are seeking a catalytic, collaborative leader who can nurture innovation and support an evolving design research and externally funded agenda for the college. For CAPPA, this first endowed chair is instrumental in enhancing academic activities and raising the profile of the School of Architecture in national rankings and prestige.

The ideal candidate should have an entrepreneurial mindset, exceptional communication, and organizational skills, prior academic leadership experience and the ability to develop transformative opportunities and build cross-disciplinary teams in the College, UTA and external organizations.

Areas of Emphasis

The School is seeking to foster innovation in applied research in the areas of materials and methods focused on sustainable, climatically resilient, architecture and construction for the built environment. We invite applicants with expertise in one or more of these areas, but not limited to:

  • advanced computational technologies and research focused on design/fabrication/manufacturing initiatives;
  • emerging material science research as pertinent to sustainable built environments with a clear applied outcome of the research to architectural design;
  • building performance and analysis with digital toolsets focused on integrated and tectonic architectural assemblies.

The Chair appointment is for a 5-year term and will be extended for additional terms, subject to satisfactory review. The position comes with a competitive salary and a significant endowed fund to support Chair activities. The anticipated start date is Sept 1, 2023, or shortly thereafter.

For details on the posting and to apply, please go to

Contact Information

Committee Chair, Donald Gatzke