30 May 2012

Instructor in Landscape Architecture

Instructor in Landscape Architecture

The Department of Landscape Architecture of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, invites applications for a 10-month Instructor position for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Department and Program: The Department of Landscape Architecture at Rutgers offers undergraduate studies in Landscape Architecture (accredited), Environmental Planning, Geomatics, and Landscape Industry and graduate studies in Landscape Architecture (currently in candidacy and expected to be fully accredited in 2013). The Department is within the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences (SEBS), which focuses on the environmental, agricultural and life sciences programs and provides the land grant component of the university. The Department consists of eleven full-time faculty, several part-time lecturers and approximately 120 undergraduate students. The University’s location within the most densely populated state in the nation, the ease of accessibility to major urban centers (New York, Washington, DC, Philadelphia), and the diversity of landscapes within the state provide an excellent learning laboratory for land-planning, site design and environmental management issues.

Qualifications: Candidates must have at least one accredited degree in landscape architecture and a terminal professional degree in landscape architecture or related discipline. Professional practice, teaching experience, professional licensure and evidence of, or potential for, peer reviewed scholarship or creative work are desired. Preference will be given to candidates who can teach computer applications and digital technology as design and planning tools in landscape architecture and/or construction and materials technology.

Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities include instruction in beginning and advanced design seminars and studios and the following areas: construction courses and design. Instructors are expected to engage in student advising and departmental committee responsibilities.

Application: For full consideration, candidates should provide the following by June 11, 2012:
1. Letter including brief description of teaching philosophy and specific teaching interests.
2. Curriculum vita.
3. Names, addresses and phone numbers of three professional and /or academic references.
4. A portfolio will be required at time of interview.
Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, disability, marital status or veteran status in any student program or activity administered by the University, or with regard to admission or employment.

Applications should be addressed to: Wolfram Hoefer, Search Committee Chair
Department of Landscape Architecture
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
93 Lipman Drive, Blake Hall
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8524

1 comment:

Rebecca said...

Will help spread the word.