The Landscape Architecture Program is seeking candidates for a 9-month tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and Program Coordinator in Landscape Architecture.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University's College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences (CAES) has a rich history of innovation and application of cutting-edge technology. From our pioneering Laboratory Animal Science and Landscape Architecture programs to our award-winning Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research programs, our faculty and staff serve today's needs while keeping an eye on the future. With programs and expertise in such areas as biotechnology, agricultural and biosystems engineering, natural resources management, waste management, and food microbiology, the NC A&T College of Agriculture grows concurrently with the demand for qualified graduates. Our four academic departments are the Department of Agribusiness, Applied Economics and Agriscience Education; the Department of Animal Sciences; the Department of Family and Consumer Sciences; and the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design. Within these departments, students will find a myriad of opportunities for classroom learning, research and field work.
Through our Agricultural Research Program and our Cooperative Extension Program, we are able to research issues of importance to North Carolina and also provide research-based outreach training to citizens across the state and around the world.
The Landscape Architecture Program is an accredited four year Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture and was established in 1977. It is the only undergraduate landscape architecture program in the state of North Carolina. The Program has 50 undergraduates, 3 full-time faculty and five adjunct faculty members. The program’s social and geographical context provides a unique framework for studying landscape architecture, which is carried forward in service-based learning projects that focus on underrepresented populations in the rural, urban, and suburban South. The Program’s mission is to prepare a diverse student body to become leaders within the field of landscape architecture. Students are instilled with the theoretical, technical, and life skills necessary to address the complex and continually changing ecological and social challenges of the 21st century associated with the design, conservation, and management of landscapes. Educational emphasis is placed on developing creative and critical thinking skills, high moral character and ethical behavior, exposure to various geographies and cultures, and an independence of mind.
Internal job number: 001125
Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) or a closely related discipline with at least one professional degree in Landscape Architecture from a program accredited by the Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board (LAAB). Must possess a record of design, research/creative works and/or publication, demonstrating a positive trajectory of continued excellence appropriate for a research university. - Experience in private/public practice and/or in academia sufficient to demonstrate a level of accomplishment necessary to merit an initial appointment as Program Coordinator. Evidence of such accomplishment may include a combination of items outlined in Preferred Years of Experience, Skills, Training, Education below
- A PhD in Landscape Architecture or a closely related field - A DDes (Doctor of Design) degree with a concentration in Landscape Architecture or a closely related field - Professional licensure as a Landscape Architect in the United States - A distinguished portfolio of creative and technically proficient built work - Existing academic rank of Associate Professor - A well-established record of excellent undergraduate teaching in an LAAB-accredited landscape architecture program - A well-established research agenda that indicates significant authority in a specific area of inquiry - Experience as an academic administrator - Instances of professional vision and leadership ability - Familiarity with accreditation preparation and process - Familiarity with curriculum and course development at the undergraduate level - Digital fluency and expertise in evolving software, applications, and representation styles as it relates to the field of landscape architecture
Interested applicants must submit via the online application:
1) Cover letter 2) Curriculum Vitae 3) A teaching philosophy statement 4) A research statement that covers research interests and/or creative activities 5) Copies of transcripts 6) Portfolio (20 pages maximum) that includes at least one of the following: a) professional or academic design work, b) research materials, and/or c) work by students taught in an academic setting. Attach as
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!