21 August 2009


Rutgers University - New Brunswick/Piscataway

Associate/Full Professor of Landscape Architecture

The Department of Landscape Architecture, Rutgers The State University of New Jersey invites applications for an Associate/Full Professor of Landscape Architecture, to begin September 1, 2010. We seek a faculty colleague who will take leadership in developing the department, contribute in meaningful ways to the interdisciplinary teaching, research and service mission of the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, and create links across collaborative opportunities at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. The scholarly record of the candidate must be of the caliber typically expected for tenure at an AAU University.

Minimum Qualifications:
1) Capacity to lead the Department of Landscape Architecture as Department Chair.
2) Evidence of peer reviewed scholarly work such as peer reviewed published works, competitive grants, clearly articulated scholarly agenda, critically reviewed built works, national or international design awards.
3) Experience in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses.
4) Eagerness to engage with the scientific community.
5) Evidence of Administrative ability.

Preferred Qualifications
1) One or more of the following:
a. an accredited degree in landscape architecture;
b. a Ph.D. in landscape architecture or a related subject;
c. professional design experience;
d. licensure in landscape architecture.
2) Evidence of successful multidisciplinary collaboration.
3) Eagerness to engage with the scientific, as well as arts and humanities, community

Position: We envision that the successful candidate will provide leadership in setting the tone and creating the platform for broad discourse of the role of design in solving contemporary problems. The successful candidate will be responsible for the administrative and program development functions of the department. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach at least one course in each of the graduate and the undergraduate curricula. Preference will be given to candidates whose scholarly activities complement the long-term direction of the Department, support the mission-oriented research programs of the NJ Agricultural Experiment Station, and are supportive and consistent with the growth of both the graduate and undergraduate programs. Participation in multidisciplinary research programs to address relevant NJ problems and opportunities may be expected. Active engagement in service to the department, university and community is expected.

Anticipated Review of Applicants: Review will begin on December 15, 2009 and continue until a suitable candidate is selected.

Please contact: Search Committee
Department of Landscape Architecture
Blake Hall, 93 Lipman Drive
Rutgers The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901 8524
Phone: 732.932.9317 Fax: 732.932.1940

Rutgers University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Women, minorities, and members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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