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The University of Hong Kong

 

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.

 

Tenure-Track Professor / Associate Professor in Landscape Architecture (Ref.: 201800441)

 

Applications are invited for an appointment as Professor/Associate Professor in the Division of Landscape Architecture in the Department of Architecture, with an anticipated start date in 2019.  The successful candidate with more experience and qualifications will be appointed as Professor and may be considered for direct tenure subject to approval. For Associate Professor, the post will be made on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal with consideration for tenure during the second fixed-term contract. 

 

The Division of Landscape Architecture offers undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate degrees in landscape architecture.  The Division has gained international recognition for its design-focused, transdisciplinary engagement with complex social and environmental issues in China and the emerging economies of Southeast Asia, with particular focus on technology-led landscape research, teaching and critical practice.  Information about the Department/Division can be obtained at http://www.arch.hku.hk/ and via the Division’s yearbook, http://www.arch.hku.hk/media/upload/2017_HKU_landscape_BOOK.pdf.

 

The Division seeks an experienced academic to build and deliver a strategic research and pedagogical vision that leverages ongoing initiatives, creates an intellectually stimulating work environment, and fosters research and teaching practices that engage across disciplines, with industry and the wider community.  Applicants should have proven management skills, and show evidence of substantive contributions to University/departmental level missions and services.  The appointee is expected to focus on academic development, and will work alongside the current administrative roles within the Division.

 

Applicants should have attained high academic standing and possess an established scholarship record that incorporates elements of research, teaching and critical practice at an internationally recognized level. They should hold a professional degree in landscape architecture, a doctorate in landscape architecture or a related field, and preferably licensure from an internationally recognized professional institute.

 

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical benefits.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

 

Applicants should send a completed application form, together with a cover letter, an up-to-date C.V., and three references of senior academics familiar with the applicant’s academic and research background, skills and experience plus research and teaching portfolio (less than 20MB) to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Please indicate clearly which level they wish to be considered for and the reference number in the subject of the e-mail.  Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes August 31, 2018. 

 

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

 

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency; and is committed to a Non-smoking Policy

 

Victoria University of Wellington, School of Architecture is recruiting a Lecturer in Landscape Architecture. The landscape architecture programme has a strong focus on design education and development of a vigorous design culture. The School is significantly focussed on design research. The successful candidate will be an inspiring landscape architecture design educator / researcher who may also have expertise in landscape architecture technology, history or landscape ecology. This person will be passionate about and experienced with design education. 

Candidates should demonstrate expertise in the fields of teaching and research and/or practice; exhibit research competence and scholarly production; have a record of, or show promise of, innovation in teaching; and show strong promise of making significant contributions to the advancement of contemporary landscape architecture. Professional registration as a Landscape Architect is an advantage.

The School of Architecture

The School of Architecture offers Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Interior Architecture and Building Science with over 1100 full time students and 40 academic staff. We share a purpose built precinct with the School of Design and provide extensive studio spaces, a world class workshop and computer facilities. We place an emphasis on design quality and design research grounded in a long tradition of technical excellence.

Further information can be found at: www.victoria.ac.nz/architecture

Professor- Landscape Architecture

University of New South Wales

Kensington, Sydney, Australia

One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities

Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion

Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

We shape future cities. Cities that are resilient, informed, healthy and smart – that are connected, green, liveable and inclusive.

Our vision is to be a global leader through high impact research and education that transforms built environments and improves the lives of the people who live and work in these communities. We have an intentionally broad focus to foster cross-cutting collaboration: from future focused products, design, and development, through to the policy and planning needed to support and promote innovation. We are tackling pressing environmental and societal challenges such as urban heat and urban heat, and the spatial inequality so present in many of our cities globally.

We are focused on high performing built environments that are sustainable and resilient, anticipating future ecological needs – always based on a design ethos that promotes, and responds to, the needs of the individual, communities and the broader cultural landscape. To do this we are building an agile platform for education, research and exchange that can respond to the changing needs of the profession. We also engender a culture and capacity to anticipate the unknown; by developing skilled and enquiring graduates, with conscience, who can positively engage, adapt and shape future cities – but always in a way that puts the planet, its people, first.

 

About the role

$191,509K plus 17% superannuation and leave loading 

Continuing

Full-time 

Landscape architecture is the design profession which shapes the public domain of urban environment, particularly in relation to the contemporary challenges of urbanisation, migration, sustainability and climate change.

The role of Professor is expected to provide strategic leadership and make significant contributions to research, teaching, scholarship, creative practice and/or publication and/or exhibition, as well as contribute to the effective functioning of the Faculty.

The Professor will engage, lead and foster a culture of excellence in research and deliver outstanding research of international significance including attainment of significant competitive government and industry research funding and publication of outcomes in high quality research outlets.

The incumbent will provide academic leadership in the teaching and operation of both undergraduate and postgraduate programs and play an active role in the maintenance and development of academic standards in the development of educational policy and curriculum areas within the discipline.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

Play an active role in the maintenance and development of academic standards in the development of educational policy and curriculum areas within the discipline.

Participate in and provide leadership in community affairs in professional, commercial and industrial sectors where appropriate.

High level contribution to development of policy and broad administrative functions within the School and/or University, course coordination, attending departmental, faculty or University meetings, involvement in Open days and recruitment activities and play a major role in planning and/or committee work or other duties as requested by the Head of School.

Ensure hazards and risks are identified and controlled for tasks, projects and activities that pose a health and safety risk within your area of responsibility.

Provide academic leadership in the teaching and operation of both undergraduate and postgraduate programs.

Foster and manage teaching and learning advancements and flexible delivery strategies especially through innovative adoption in teaching and learning.

Develop and teach undergraduate and postgraduate courses within the Faculty.

Supervise, provide consultation and monitor the progress of students including postgraduate research and honours students.

Assist with the management, administration and further development of courses and programs.

Promote high quality teaching and learning in lectures and tutorials and conduct tutorials, lectures and supervision of students in both undergraduate and postgraduate courses.

Engage, lead and foster a culture of excellence in research and deliver outstanding research of international significance including attainment of significant competitive government and industry research funding and publication of outcomes in high quality research outlets.

Provide research leadership and promote the Faculty’s research both nationally and internationally.

Strengthen the Faculty’s ability to raise funding for further research.

Pursue and develop an active research program (research grant applications, research student supervision, publications in refereed journals, presentation to conferences and publications in conference proceedings).

Provide excellent leadership of research projects and leadership of research teams.

UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.

UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.

 

To Apply directly use link below

https://applicant.cghrm.unsw.edu.au/psp/hrm/NS_CAREERS/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=61560&PostingSeq=1

Contact:

Steve Lalic, Talent Acquisition Consultant

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T: (61 2) 9385 3426

Applications close: 6th May 2018

 

 

Associate Professor - Landscape Architecture

University of New South Wales

Kensington, Sydney, Australia

 
One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best
At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.
We shape future cities. Cities that are resilient, informed, healthy and smart – that are connected, green, liveable and inclusive.
Our vision is to be a global leader through high impact research and education that transforms built environments and improves the lives of the people who live and work in these communities. We have an intentionally broad focus to foster cross-cutting collaboration: from future focused products, design, and development, through to the policy and planning needed to support and promote innovation. We are tackling pressing environmental and societal challenges such as urban heat and urban heat, and the spatial inequality so present in many of our cities globally.
We are focused on high performing built environments that are sustainable and resilient, anticipating future ecological needs – always based on a design ethos that promotes, and responds to, the needs of the individual, communities and the broader cultural landscape. To do this we are building an agile platform for education, research and exchange that can respond to the changing needs of the profession. We also engender a culture and capacity to anticipate the unknown; by developing skilled and enquiring graduates, with conscience, who can positively engage, adapt and shape future cities – but always in a way that puts the planet, its people, first.
 
About the role
$149,736K-$164,475K plus 17% superannuation and leave loading 
Continuing
Full-time 
Landscape architecture is the design profession which shapes the public domain of urban environment, particularly in relation to the contemporary challenges of urbanisation, migration, sustainability and climate change.
The role of Associate Professor is to build the Faculty’s capacity by undertaking high quality research, developing the curriculum and teaching portfolio, and making a significant contribution to leadership. The role has responsibility for conducting research with the objective of ensuring that UNSW Built Environment is recognised by grant funders, employers and students as the leading Australian school in this area.
About the successful applicant
To be successful in this role you will:
Provide research and academic leadership within the Faculty and School;
Engage in internationally-competitive research that is consistent with the broad research aims of the Faculty and School, that aligns with the strategic research directions of UNSW Built Environment;
Maintain and develop a distinguished research record through leadership of a research team, and through the funding and execution of a high-quality research program, publication of research findings in high-impact journals, and successful completion of higher degree research students;
Provide consultation and feedback to students, regarding assessments including marking assignments, mid-session and final examinations;
Contribute to undergraduate teaching within the Faculty and School, including participation in the development, delivery, assessment and administration of courses and programs.
Achieve and maintain a high standard of supervision of research students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level;
Contribute to the effective administrative functioning of the School and Faculty, through engagement in relevant School, Faculty and University committees or groups; and develop new course material and flexible approaches to teaching and learning for the Discipline;
Participate in seminars, meetings and committees in the School, Faculty and University;
Mentor academics and/or HDR students in their development of successful research careers;
Contribute to the advancement of the broad discipline and profession through effective engagement with relevant national and international bodies or groups; and maintain established productive links with external professional and research bodies, agencies or institutions.
Ensure hazards and risks are identified and controlled for tasks, projects and activities that pose a health and safety risk within your area of responsibility.
Cooperate with all health and safety policies and procedures of the university and take all reasonable care to ensure that your actions or omissions do not impact on the health and safety of yourself or others.
UNSW aspires to be the exemplar Australian university and employer of choice for people from diverse backgrounds. UNSW aims to ensure equality in recruitment, development, retention and promotion of staff and that no-one is disadvantaged on the basis of their gender, cultural background, disability, sexual orientation or identity or Indigenous heritage. We encourage everyone who meets the selection criteria to apply.
UNSW partners with Australia’s leading diversity organisations, networks, and campaigns. Please refer to UNSW’s diversity offerings for further information on our flexible work and leave options, and support for carers (childcare, parent rooms, parental leave).
You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application. Please apply online  through the link below- applications will not be accepted if sent directly to the contact listed.
 
Contact:
Steve Lalic, Talent Acquisition Consultant
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T: (61 2) 9385 3426
Applications close: 29th April 2018

Division of Landscape Architecture, Department of Urban and Rural Development, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Job reference number: SLU.ua.2018.2.5.1-479


Subject area
Landscape architecture, especially research of the profession and its practice. This includes research of the
profession and methodological and theoretical development for the profession. The treatment of the interplay
between cultural, social and natural systems, and the contemporary challenges related to ecological and social
sustainability, are key themes in relation to the contemporary and future practice within landscape architecture.

Duties
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
• developing and leading the ‘Landscape Design’ subject area, one of four in the Division of Landscape
Architecture
• developing a strong research environment characterised by international publications and competitive
research applications for external funding
• contributing to an improved education at the bachelor, master, and PhD level
• developing research collaborations within the division, across the Department and SLU, and with peers
at other universities in Sweden and abroad
• contribute to the strategic development of the Faculty by serving in academic leadership roles at the
division, department, and faculty level
Since the professor is expected to lead the development of the subject at the Department, and participate in
collegial contexts within the faculty and the University, the candidate should be able to work in both English
and Swedish (or Scandinavian language) within four years of taking up the position.

Qualifications
All candidates for this position must:
• have obtained the degree of PhD in Landscape Architecture or other environmental design disciplines
related to the position
• have attained the rank of a Swedish docent (roughly: associate professor or reader), or equivalent
• have successfully established an international position as researcher, with well established networks
and several publications in relevant and key journals/books
• have experience of landscape architecture teaching
• have served in academic service and leadership roles


Assessment criteria
Assessment criteria for appointment of a professor will primarily be based on the degree to which the applicant
possesses the required qualifications specified for the position.
The assessment of scientific skills will consider:
• past and current research in landscape architecture or related environmental design disciplines, e.g.
peer-reviewed publications in relevant and established journals
• applied research in collaborations with landscape architects or practitioners from other environmental
design disciplines, with publications showing an ability to develop methods and theories for such
projects
• capacity to initiate and pursue an outstanding research agenda
• capacity to compete for external research funding and/or grants in partnership with stakeholders
The assessment of pedagogic skills will consider:
• planning, conducting and evaluating teaching in landscape architecture or related disciplines
• supervising PhD students, and examination
• capacity to integrate research and academic thinking in teaching
In addition to the above critera, the following skills will also be taken into account:
• capacity to manage and/or lead academic units and staff
• skills in managing outreach, extension, or other forms of collaboration with society, particularly with
respect to institutions involving landscape architects
• capacity to disseminate the results of research to a wider public
Particular emphasis will be placed on the applicant’s scientific skills and the ability to implement the abovementioned
duties. Assessment of pedagogic and scientific skills shall be given equal consideration.

Final date for application: 16 April 2018
Place of work: Uppsala
Extent: 100%
Form of employment: Permanent employment
Starting date: According to agreement
Application: Use these Application guidelines for appointment as professor, senior lecturer or associate senior lecturer at
SLU as guide when you fill in your application (direct URL available below).
To apply for this position, click here (direct URL available below).

Academic union representatives:
https://internt.slu.se/min-anstallning/facket/kontaktpersoner/

Direct URL for this listing:
https://www.slu.se/en/about-slu/jobs-vacancies?rmpage=job&rmjob=618&rmlang=UK

Direct URL for application guidelines:
https://internt.slu.se/globalassets/mw/org-styr/styr-dok/personal/riktlinjer-ansokan-anstallning-professoruniversitetslektor-
bitradande-universitetslektor-slu-170425-en.pdf

Direct URL to apply for this position:
https://web103.reachmee.com/ext/I017/1114/apply?site=7&lang=UK&validator=87e4b706891e51f731ed44be28da8352&ref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.printfriendly.com%2Fprint%3Fsource%3Dff-addon%26url_s%3Duggcf_%257e_pdn_%257e_pcs_%257e_pcsjjjmfyhmfr_%257e_pcsra_%257e_pcsnobhg-fyh_%257e_pcswbof-inpnapvrf_%257e_pcs&ihelper=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.slu.se%2Fen%2Fabout-slu%2Fjobs-vacancies%2F&job_id=618

For further information contact: Lars Johansson Head of Department,  +46 (0)18-671914, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Torleif Ljung,  Faculty Adminstrative Officer, +46 (0)40 415044, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.