Taubman College invites professionals and scholars in the fields of architecture, urban and regional planning, and urban design to teach and study at the University of Michigan for up to one academic year. Visitors' interests range from the historical to the contemporary and from the material to the speculative and engage contemporary urbanism, diverse histories, constructed meaning, built form, the role of representation, new materials, building performance, developing modes of practice/construction/fabrication, and emerging technologies. Professors on sabbatical, faculty beginning teaching careers, students who are writing dissertations, reflective practitioners, and individuals at any other stage of their careers are invited to apply to the various visiting faculty positions.
Within the Architecture Program, visiting faculty positions inlude the Eliel Saarinen Visiting Professor and Max M. Fisher Visiting Professor. The Charles Moore Visiting Professor teaches within the Urban Design Program. In addition, Taubman College frequently invites a Colin Clipson Visiting Professor and a Sustainability Visiting Professor.