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Academic Faculty

(Associate Professor)

Landscape Architecture Program--Boise, ID

Open for Recruitment:  February 12, 2013 - March 12, 2013
Announcement #:  10000094359
Salary Range:  $65,000 - $75,000
Full or Part Time:  Full Time
Location: Boise

Materials Required:
    Online Application
    Curriculum Vitae
    Statement of Teaching Objectives and Pedagogical Philosophy
    Contact Information for 3 References
    Digital portfolio of work including examples of either student work and/or professional work

University of Idaho Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, Boise, ID


The College of Art and Architecture at the University of Idaho seeks to hire a 9-month, full-time, tenure track faculty member at the Associate Professor level to contribute to the integrated architecture/landscape architecture masterís curriculum in Boise, Idaho. The Urban Design Center in Boise, currently serving architecture and landscape architecture graduate students, is a growing program focusing on design solutions that range from bioregional to site and building scales.


Responsibilities:  Provide graduate students in design disciplines with project and workplace experience that will best prepare them for successful careers. Distinguish the College graduate programs in a manner that achieves national recognition and enrollment demand. Establish sustainable relationships with stakeholders and new partners. Foster research and scholarship in bioregionally informed community and urban design.


Qualifications: Applicants must have a Master of Landscape Architecture degree; management or administrative experience (office and financial management, personnel management or large/complex project management); professional design practice experience (including working on large, complex landscape planning projects); evidence of success and achievement (may include awards or other types of peer recognition); professional practice associated with natural resources, the physical sciences or similar, particularly with issues related to resource management, land management and environmental policy; management or administrative experience in funded research projects; evidence of teaching excellence at the graduate and undergraduate level; sustainable community and urban design, particularly evidence-based research into effective sustainability strategies; expertise with GIS software, 3D LIDAR, modeling applications and data management; GIS-based investigation of large or long-term landscape issues (topics could include landscape change modeling, urban/wilderness interface, resource planning, landscape evolution modeling or agent-based change modeling); experience in applying /utilizing common sustainability metrics systems such as LEED-ND and SITES.  Landscape Architecture licensure and five years teaching excellence at the graduate level is highly desirable.


University and College:  The University of Idaho offers a distinctive combination of outstanding majors and graduate programs, accomplished faculty, world-class facilities and renowned research.  The College of Art and Architecture understands that a career in design or the visual arts is about much more than creating intricate drawings. Itís about shaping environments to improve lives.  Our six programs include: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Art and Design, Interior Design, Virtual Technology and Design, and Bioregional Planning and Community Design.


Application: Deadline is March 12, 2013.  To apply, complete the online application on the University of Idaho website: and include the following:  (1) Curriculum Vitae, (2) Statement of teaching objectives and pedagogical philosophy, (3) Names of three references (include e-mail address, telephone number, and your relationship to each), and (4) A digital portfolio of work including examples of either student work and/or professional work.  The portfolio should be sent to: Professor Stephen Drown, Landscape Architecture Program, University of Idaho, 875 Perimeter Drive MS 2481, Moscow, ID  83844-2481.  Questions may be directed to or 208-885-7448.


The University of Idaho is an AA/EOE. For more information about the Urban Design Center in Boise, visit



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