Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture

Location
Philadelphia
Posted
Sep 09, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Description: The Department of Landscape Architecture welcomes applications for an assistant professor to offer graduate-level instruction in landscape architecture design studios and other courses. Candidates should demonstrate a high level of design skill, pedagogical experience, and a clear and compelling research trajectory related to contemporary discourse and practice in Landscape Architecture. This is a full-time tenure-track appointment with responsibilities for teaching, research, and administration. The successful candidate will be expected to teach design studios at the core and/or elective level, as well as, courses in their area of specialization. Minimum qualifications are a Mastera€™s degree in Landscape Architecture, a Mastera€™s of Architecture, or equivalent design degree from a professionally accredited program. Applicants should submit a letter of interest that describes their agenda for research and/or design practice, their experience in teaching, a curriculum vitae, a portfolio of design work, samples of student work if any, publications, and the names and contact information for three references. PennDesign is committed to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic faculty committed to teaching and working in a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities and women. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The position will begin on July 1, 2018 and the selected candidate will be expected to begin teaching in fall 2018.

Special Instructions to Applicants: Minimum qualifications are a Mastera€™s degree in Landscape Architecture, a Mastera€™s of Architecture, or equivalent design degree from a professionally accredited program. Applicants should submit a letter of interest that describes their agenda for research and/or design practice, their experience in teaching, a curriculum vitae, a portfolio of design work, samples of student work if any, publications, and the names and contact information for three references.

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