Assistant or Associate Professor and Director of the Natural Learning Initiative
PG190734EPInternal Recruitment :
Assistant or Associate Professor and Director of the Natural Learning InitiativeAnticipated Hiring Range:
$75,000- $98,000Work Schedule:
Varies based on teaching scheduleJob Location:
Raleigh, NCDepartment :
Landscape Architecture and Environmental PlanningAbout the Department:
The Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning is a vibrant, award-winning community of scholars residing within the College of Design at North Carolina State University, which is a public, land-grant university based in Raleigh, North Carolina. We emphasize evidence-based inquiry and design thinking in the classroom, our scholarship, and outreach activities. We enjoy collaborative relationships in the College with allied departments of Architecture, Art and Design, Graphic and Industrial Design, Ph.D in Design, and Doctor of Design programs; and outside the College of Design with the Department of Sociology and Anthropology; the College of Natural Resources; Horticulture; Public Administration and Engineering. The Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning (https://academics.design.ncsu.edu/departments/academics/landscape-architecture/#overview) offers an LAAB accredited Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) degree and an undergraduate Minor in Landscape Architecture.
The Natural Learning Initiative (NLI) (https://naturalearning.org/), an initiative within LA+EP, is dedicated to evidence-based design thinking applied to naturalization of everyday environments of children and families can lead to a healthier, socially integrated society that protects and restores biodiversity. The NLI was launched by Professor Robin Moore and Dr. Nilda Cosco at NC State and has engaged in research, professional development activities and design assistance for twenty years.Essential Job Duties:
Primary duties of the Assistant / Associate Professor include, but are not limited to:
-Developing and teaching courses at the graduate level.
-Advising and recruiting graduate and PhD Students
-Actively participating in scholarship/research and engagement in the area of environment behavior and obtaining external funding to support it.
-Directing the Natural Learning Initiative.
Perform other duties as assigned by the department head.Minimum Experience and Education:
Requires a terminal degree in Landscape Architecture or a related field (eg. Architecture, Horticulture, Urban Design, Environmental Psychology, Parks and Recreation)Other Required Qualifications:
Ability to teach in a studio setting.Preferred Qualifications:
-PhD or Doctoral Degree
-Proven record of obtaining competitive extramural funding
-Evidence of academic impact (established record of peer reviewed publications)
-Evidence of successful teaching/mentoring of graduate students
-Focus on environment and behavior with knowledge of children and family environments
-Experience managing projects and/or teams
N/AValid NC Driver's License required:
NoCommercial Driver's License required:
NoJob Open Date:
12/21/2020Anticipated Close Date:
Open Until Filled.Special Instructions to Applicants:
All applications should be completed online at http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/138728 and
received by February 1, 2021 for full consideration although applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
Attached documents must be in PDF format (9MB max). Applications should include a 1) curriculum vitae; 2) a statement of intent, including the candidate’s teaching and scholarly interests (upload under ‘teaching statement’); 3) a portfolio of scholarly and teaching work; 4) and a list of 3 references. Note that portfolios may be submitted as “Other Documents.” Do not submit these materials via email. The appointment will commence on August 15, 2021, at the start of the 2021-2022 academic year. Inquiries can be emailed to Nikki Evans, University Program Associate at [email protected]Position Number:
Tenured/Tenure-Track FacultyFull Time Equivalent (FTE) (1.0 = 40 hours/week):
9 Month RecurringMandatory Designation - Adverse Weather:
Non Mandatory - Adverse WeatherMandatory Designation - Emergency Events:
Non Mandatory - Emergency EventIs this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?:
120101 - College of DesignAA/EOE:
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