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: http://www.uidaho.edu/human-resources 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 208-885-7448.
The University of Idaho is an AA/EOE. For more information about the Urban Design Center in Boise, visit http://www.uidaho.edu/caa/facilities/iurdc-new