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Division of Landscape Architecture, Department of Urban and Rural Development, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Job reference number:

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.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
• developing and leading the ‘Landscape Design’ subject area, one of four in the Division of Landscape
• 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.

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
• 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
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Full Professor position in Landscape architecture
At ENSP Versailles


The ENSP is a public institution for training, research and creation of reference in the field of landscape design and planning. It is under the supervision of the Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Higher Education and Research.

The school provides master degree training for landscape designers (landscape architects DPLG, and since the beginning of the 2015 landscape architects who will hold the State Diploma of landscape architect - DEP) and intervenes in different initial training courses (master level And doctoral) and continuing (certificate of higher studies in landscape, designers of gardens in the landscape, in particular).

The school has a research activity, within the LAREP (Laboratory of Landscape Research) : 14 researchers and teaching researchers and 9 PhD students.

The school includes 32 permanent  teachers, teacher-researchers, teacher practionners, research engineers. The contribution of professionals and specialists is part of one of the strengths of the ENSP. Nearly 300 professionals participate in the pedagogy, reflecting the richness of the training. 

A strong specificity of the ENSP is the teaching and learning of the « projet de paysage » through studios and workshops.

The DEP curriculum being deployed is built on a model in three years.(Bachelor 3, Master 1, Master 2).  At the end, the school proposes to set up complementary courses, in the form of post-master, open especially to graduate students.

General presentation of the research laboratory

The ENSP research laboratory (LAREP) is an own unit labeled by the Directorate-General for Education and Research of the Ministry of Agriculture. It offers an original configuration by bringing together various actors in the field of landscape, who share common research interests between teachers and researchers, landscape architecs, engineers, doctoral students and advanced students. The research orientations are specified at the address (

Teaching assignments

·         Ensure the teaching of the landscape project (in french), especially in the context of the final project.

·         Participate in the definition of pedagogical guidelines throughout the DEP cycle.

Research assignments

·         Participate in the development of LAREP's research activities, in particular within axis 1 (landscape architecture project methodology).

·         Contribute to develop a specific doctoral path in the field of the landscape design, which is experimenting new ways of producing references, knowledge and attitudes applicable to the project.



Profile and experience

Professional of the landscape project holding a doctoral thesis and an HDR, or meeting the conditions of article 37 paragraph 2 of decree n ° 92-171 of 21 February 1992 concerning the special statutes of the bodies of teachers-researchers of public higher education institutions reporting to the Minister for Agriculture.

Confirmed teaching experience in the field of the landscape architecture project : conducting a workshop, supervising memories or diplomas. Participation in research projects or creative projects.


Professor, the remuneration is based on the national index grid of professors of higher education and research in France.

Application : before April 21st

Application form and information documents to download on our web site


Pr. Vincent Piveteau
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Head of the ENSP
+33 1 39 24 62 03



Faculty Position in Landscape Architecture

Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning

Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

January 2018


The Landscape Architecture Program at the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning in the Technion - Israel Institute of Technology invites applications for a position at the senior lecturer or associate professor level. The appointments may start as early as October 1, 2018. Salary and compensation are compatible with Israeli university standards. 


The successful candidate will demonstrate exemplary scholarship and a teaching record in their field, appropriate to their current rank. They will be expected to take a leadership role in building the first professional Master of Landscape Architecture program in Israel and in contributing to the existing research graduate program and professional undergraduate program.  Qualified candidates are expected to hold the terminal degree in their discipline and present a body of published scholarship and/or design portfolio. Candidates should hold an M.L.A. or an advanced degree in related fields. A Ph.D. degree (or equivalent degree) in landscape architecture or in a related field is an advantage. Responsibilities will include teaching in the core undergraduate and graduate curriculum, including design studios, lectures, and seminars, supervising Master’s theses and Ph.D. dissertations, conducting cutting-edge research, and participating in faculty and university-wide activities.

Most courses are taught in Hebrew, however, teaching may be conducted in English. 

Applicants must have a demonstrated interest and track record in one or more of the following areas:

-landscape design and/or planning

-landscape history and theory 


Landscape Architecture in Israel   


Landscape architecture plays a critical role in Israel, where land resources are limited, and cultural and social issues are cardinal. The landscape architecture program at the Technion is already an influential agent in the planning and design of Israel's landscapes, and aspires to develop further a comprehensive/leadership vision for landscape planning and design through research, education and professional activities. 

About the Technion 

Situated in the coastal city of Haifa, the Technion is the leading institute of science and engineering in Israel. The Landscape Architecture Program was established in 1975 and is the sole accredited landscape architecture program in Israel. The B.L.A. program enrolls approximately 80 students, and a research based M.Sc. degree was opened in 2011. A M.L.A. program was recently approved and we are looking forward its opening in the near future. The program is housed in the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, which also includes graduate programs in Architecture, City and Regional Planning and Industrial Design. 

For more information about the Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning, please see the web site at:


 Applicants should submit the following materials: 

1. Letter of interest describing research, design, and teaching accomplishments and future goals

 2. Curriculum vitae.

3. Evidence of creative work/scholarship and demonstration of teaching excellence (non-returnable hard copy).

4. Names and contact information of three references.

Deadline for submission: 15 April 2018

Materials (electronic and hard copy) should be addressed to: 

Assoc. Prof. Tal Alon-Mozes

Landscape Architecture Program Chair,

Faculty of Architecture and Town Planning

Technion, Institute of Technology,

Technion City, Haifa 32000


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Department of Landscape Architecture (EHRA)

Position Overview

Revised: 11/22/17


Position Description

The Department of Landscape Architecture invites applicants to join us to serve as Head of the Department. We are looking for candidates who align their life and work values, exercise their signature strengths, learn quickly, and seek to bring out the best in others. We value human-centered and community-engaged work, and we reflect the benefits of a diverse faculty and student population. We seek a colleague combining high-impact academic and professional experience. We require evidence of leadership and managerial excellence in the academy.


As a fully accredited graduate-only program, we teach, learn, research, and apply state of the art practices that create innovative and resilient landscapes focused on human and ecosystem health, safety, wellbeing, social equity, and quality of life. As supporters of the New Landscape Declaration, we emphasize evidence-based inquiry and design thinking that positions students and graduates to engage with and propel the landscape architecture profession into the future.


We are uniquely situated at NC State University in The College of Design and have a  mandate to communicate the impact of design thinking throughout the campus, locally, regionally, and globally. Additionally, The College of Design is home to two doctoral programs, a PhD in Design and a Doctor of Design, providing conduits for advanced study across disciplinary boundaries.


This position is a twelve-month tenure or tenure-track position, rank and salary commensurate with experience. We invite applicants that reflect the diversity of our profession and the communities we serve.


This position will remain open until filled.


General Scope of Duties

Department Head responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

• Productively communicate with colleagues to promote a collaborative environment.

• Lead faculty and students in a shared vision, collaborate with other disciplines in the college, serve as the department representative to the College Administrative Council and Department Heads, act as conduit for flow of information between the department, college, and university.

• Serve as the senior faculty advisor to academic unit students, directing them in their studies and assisting them in forming appropriate committees.

• Fulfill a part-time teaching responsibility of approximately six (6) credit hours per year.

• Oversee faculty assignments related to departmental courses and service, and evaluate faculty performance.

• Oversee curricular matters related to the program, including course scheduling and long-range planning.

• Lead academic unit in procedures specific to accreditation.

• Manage the department budget.

• Advise the Dean on faculty appointment matters, serve as department representative, in collaboration with the Dean, to department-specific alumni and professional groups.

• Work in collaboration with the Dean on department and college-related fund development activities.


Required Experience/Education

• Master of landscape architecture degree, or terminal degree in closely allied field

• Proven leadership skills

• Professional experience with demonstrated design influence

• A significant record of research, publication, and/or professional practice


In addition, other relevant qualifications include:

• Academic administrative experience

• Professional licensure as appropriate

• PhD, Doctoral degree, or equivalent


To apply, please go to and search for position number 00060484. Applicants should include a cover letter, C.V., and statements of research and teaching interests. In addition, applicants should include names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on 12/20/2018. For questions about this position, please contact Tsai Lu Liu at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone at 919-515-8350.


NC State is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Women and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. In addition, NC State University welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation or genetic information. We welcome the opportunity to work with candidates to identify suitable employment opportunities for spouses or partners.


The University of Texas at Austin: School of Architecture: Landscape Architecture


Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor in Landscape Architecture


Location: The University of Texas at Austin - Austin, Texas


Closes: Mar 30, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time




The Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin is searching for a creative and accomplished designer who will bring excellence in teaching and in research to the program and to the School of Architecture. The successful candidate will bring additional expertise in areas that will enhance the program’s focus on the design of urban and urbanizing landscapes. The position will begin in the fall of 2018. The Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture has particularly strong affiliations with the Graduate Program in Urban Design and with the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, which operates as part of the School of Architecture. The successful candidate will have the ability to assume a leadership role in helping to shape the future direction of the program and the profession.




The University of Texas at Austin is one of the largest and most highly regarded public universities in the United States. The School of Architecture offers professionally accredited degree and post-professional degree programs in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Community and Regional Planning, and Interior Design. Post-professional and research degree programs are also offered in Sustainable Design, Urban Design, Historic Preservation, and Architectural History. The School is organized to support interdisciplinary education and has established strong collaborations and new initiatives that engage planning and design issues in Mexico and Latin America. It has recently undertaken a new initiative on Race, Gender, and the Built Environment to advance scholarship and teaching on topics related to equity in American urban areas. The Graduate Program in Landscape Architecture shares in the interdisciplinary approaches of the School, and its mission is to create and share knowledge for advancing the profession of landscape architecture as a means to help individuals, communities, and societies meet their fundamental health, safety, and welfare needs and achieve their cultural aspirations. The faculty also advises doctoral students through the Community and Regional Planning program and the Architecture program (which includes tracks in Architectural History, Historic Preservation, and Sustainability). Opportunities exist to engage in sponsored interdisciplinary research through the School of Architecture's Center for Sustainable Development, which coordinates grants and contracts on a range of topics. For additional information about the School of Architecture, its programs, and its people, please visit the website:


The University of Texas at Austin benefits, as does the School of Architecture, from the thriving situation of the city of Austin, which is the 11th most populous city in the US and is rapidly expanding. It is positioned in the growing mega-region of Austin-Dallas-Houston, and partakes of the rich borderland culture between Mexico and the US.




Candidates for this position must have a professionally accredited MLA degree, or else an accredited undergraduate degree in landscape architecture with a terminal degree in an allied design discipline.




Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should include:


(1) a cover letter describing interests and experience with regard to professional practice, research, and teaching;

(2) curriculum vitae;

(3) a selective portfolio that includes design projects and any relevant scholarly/research work;

(4) a representative sample of scholarly writing;

(5) a statement of teaching philosophy; and,

(6) the names and contact information for three references. 


Please send no hard copies; all application reviews will be conducted with materials submitted through InterFolio:




Dean Almy or Mirka Benes, Search Committee Co-Chairs


The University of Texas at Austin

School of Architecture

310 Inner Campus Drive Stop B7500

Austin, TX 78712-1009

Phone: 512 471-1922


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The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.