Assistant Professor- Landscape Architecture at Clemson University

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Location: Clemson, South Carolina

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Clemson University: College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities: School of Architecture
Assistant Professor- Landscape Architecture

Location: Lee Hall - 3-112 Lee Hall

Clemson University's Landscape Architecture Programs in the School of Architecture seek applicants for a tenure-track assistant professor position beginning August 15, 2018. Candidates with a demonstrated dedication to landscape architecture and teaching, as well as interdisciplinary interests are encouraged to apply. We are looking for candidates with expertise in either or both of the following areas: • Landscape ecology, natural systems, ecological design and practices, planting design with potential applications related to ecosystem services, climate change/resilience, and technologies for landscape analysis, and/or landscape performance, construction materials and implementation. • Digital media/visual communication, GIS/GeoDesign, digital landscape modeling/visualization, digital representation and contemporary design process, visual communication and literacy in the context of sustainability and increasing diverse populations. Successful candidates are expected to teach core courses in the BLA and MLA curricula, will show promise for and be expected to satisfy expectations for high performance in teaching and contributions to the school at large. Because Clemson is a Carnegie Mellon Research I University, candidates are expected to show promise for and satisfy expectations of high performance in research/scholarship/ creative activity. Candidates hired for full-time positions will typically teach an undergraduate or graduate design studio and a 3-credit course within the BLA or MLA curricula. Candidates should be available for MLA thesis advising and committees, and for participation in the School's Interdisciplinary PhD program as advisors and committee members as appropriate. Clemson LA programs offer LAAB accredited degrees (BLA and MLA). The BLA was established in 1986, the MLA in 2005. The BLA program regularly enrolls nearly one hundred students with the MLA enrollment up to 35 students. Both programs have a strong design focus. Additional information about the programs may be found at The Landscape Architecture Program is in the School of Architecture, which is part of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities (CAAH) that encompasses nine other departments. In January 2012, the school expanded into Lee III, a 55,000 sf LEED Gold, AIA National Honor Award-winning addition designed by Clemson alum Thomas Phifer. The School of Architecture houses eight programs and maintains three off-campus academic centers for landscape architecture and architecture students in Charleston, SC; Genoa, Italy; and Barcelona, Spain. Design Intelligence Quarterly ranked Clemson's BLA program #15 in the nation and the graduate architecture program as #20 among its peers in its 2017-17 rankings. Additional information about the School of Architecture can be found at


Candidates should hold, at a minimum, an accredited degree in landscape architecture, with a master's degree in landscape architecture or closely related field of study. Professional registration and licensure and/or PhD are preferred, as is previous teaching experience, and the ability to secure extramural funding to support research/creative activity.


Interested candidates should submit the following materials in digital format: 1) Letter of interest (two - three pages), that outlines teaching, research/scholarship, and service objectives related to the position for which you are applying. 2) Curriculum vitae; 3) Names and contact information of three references (listed on one page); and 4) A portfolio of relevant studio, professional and scholarly work that is recommended for all candidates, and is required for all candidates after notification they are on the "long list" of candidates (100 mg).

Candidates should apply via the Clemson University Interfolio system at For full consideration, we recommend that applicants submit by November 30, 2017. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Salary is commensurate with experience. Inquiries and other communication about the position should be sent to: Robert Hewitt, Chair Faculty Search Committee Landscape Architecture Program, School of Architecture, Clemson University Email: Phone: 864.506.5340

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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