Assistant or Associate Professor Wanted!

Job Description
Assistant or Associate Professor
The College of Environment and Design at The University of Georgia is seeking applicants for a nine-month tenure track faculty position in Landscape Architecture. This nine-month appointment will be at an Assistant or Associate level and is a 65% teaching and 35% research & service position. The position will begin in August 2014.

Teaching: The appointee will be expected to develop and teach a wide range of both undergraduate and graduate studio and technical courses in Landscape Architecture. The ability to bring professional practice experiences into the classroom is important. The successful candidate must possess a passion for teaching, be an effective communicator, and be an enthusiastic mentor. Mentorship will include advising graduate students at the graduate level during thesis development.

Research: The appointee will be expected to pursue an agenda of research and creative activity relevant to the College, the University, and the discipline of Landscape Architecture on a level that garners national and international recognition.
Service: The University and the College have a long history of local, state, and international engagement; the appointee will be expected to participate in this ongoing endeavor. Service contributions within the College and University are also expected.

Required Qualifications:
Candidates for this position must have a professionally accredited MLA degree or an accredited BLA degree with a terminal degree in an allied design discipline. Preference will be given to candidates who have been recognized for their professional design work, outstanding professional practice experience, and licensure.

Application:
Applicants should submit a letter of interest addressing the job qualifications and describing areas of teaching and scholarly interests; a portfolio illustrating built works, professional practice experience, or other creative work; a curriculum vitae; and four references with names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers. Applicants with prior teaching experience should submit samples of course syllabi, student work, and course evaluations. Send all application materials in hard copy and digital form (CD or USB Drive) by December 2, 2013 to:
David Spooner, Chair
Faculty Search Committee
College of Environment and Design
The University of Georgia
285 Jackson Street Building
Athens, Georgia 30602-1845

The College of Environment and Design and the Athens community:
Located in vibrant and historic Athens, Georgia, UGA’s College of Environment and Design is home to the oldest landscape architecture program in the Southeast and the largest BLA program in the U.S. The College houses accredited BLA and MLA programs as well as a Master of Historic Preservation and a Master of Environmental Planning and Design. There is a strong spirit of collegiality and a wide range of research interests within its large and diverse faculty. The BLA and MLA programs within the College consistently rank among the top programs in
the U.S. The College’s global presence includes regular programs at UGA’s campuses in San Luis, Costa Rica, and Cortona, Italy, and a strong working relationship with Nanjing Forest University in Nanjing China.
Learn more about the College of Environment and Design at http://www.ced.uga.edu. The University of Georgia (www.uga.edu) is the nation’s first chartered state-supported university, is a land/sea grant institution, and is located 70 miles from Atlanta. The historic campus is well situated between downtown Athens and the Oconee River, allowing easy pedestrian access to the lively downtown scene or to bike trails along the river. Athens is a progressive city noted for its beautiful surroundings, great neighborhoods, rich history, and diverse intellectual, recreational, and cultural opportunities. It is consistently named one of the best college towns in the United States and is perhaps best known for its music scene and college athletics (www.visitathensga.com).
Diversity and inclusion have been and continue to be a part of our heritage. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Institution.