The USC Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture + Urbanism is seeking a qualified lecturer for a Spring semester course in landscape ecology. This upper-level landscape ecology course builds on knowledge related anthropocentric impacts on natural systems in urbanized environments - stresses on biodiversity, urban heat island, sea-level rise, etc, and strategies at mitigating these conditions - urban forestry, building soils, etc.
While required for all Master of Landscape Architecture students, the course is open to students outside the discipline of Landscape Architecture.
Candidates must have a graduate degree in ecology and/or landscape architecture. Prior teaching experience is highly desirable. Candidateâs work in teaching, professional work or research should illustrate strong research and achievement in the field of ecology at a landscape scale.
This is a semester long appointment beginning in January 2021.
Part time faculty for the Master of Landscape Architecture Program
Internal Number: REQ20090142
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.