Assistant Professor, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

United States, North America
Jul 24, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track

Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the worlds most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Position Information

Posting Number: 9850

Internal Posting Date: 08-01-2014

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 09-02-2014

Job Title: Assistant Professor

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Multiple Position Numbers

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Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Primary Department: 10002116 SCL OF PLAN,DSGN & CONSTRUCT - ANR

Position Employee Group: Tenure System Faculty-FAS

Appointment Basis: Academic Year, 9 month

Appointment Status: Tenure System Faculty

Employment %: 100


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Support Staff: Pay Minimum
Salary Commensurate with Experience

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Position Summary: This is a joint position with 75% in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and 25% in the College of Social Science.

Ability to teach within the landscape architecture core (design and construction) is essential, plus the opportunity to engage students in the Masters of Environmental Design and the School of Planning, Design, and Construction PhD program working collaboratively with Urban and Regional Planning faculty, Interior Design faculty and Construction Management faculty.

The successful candidate is expected to maintain a robust externally-funded research program, teach, and contribute to the overall outreach effort of the School and University. Primary teaching responsibilities will be in Landscape Architecture, 45% research, 45% teaching, and 10% service.

While primary teaching responsibilities will be in the Landscape Architecture Program, potential to crossover to other SPDC disciplines is desirable.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
A Ph.D. in landscape architecture or related field.

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Desired Qualifications: Along with a first professional degree in Landscape Architecture. Professional planning, design, and construction experience, plus professional registration are desirable.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter
Learning Philosophy
Research Interests

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3
Research Funding

Number of Reference Letters Required: See Special Instructions

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin on September 2, 2014 and continue until the position is filled.

Submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research and teaching interests, and the names of three references. Apply for position at Contact for questions: Dr. Jon Burley, phone--517-353-7118,

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Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Jon Burley/Associate Professor/

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Union Affiliation Non Union