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The University of Florida Department of Landscape Architecture invites applications for a 9-month tenure track Assistant or Associate Professor position, beginning in fall 2014. The successful candidate will teach and conduct research with a proven track record in one or more of the following areas:
• innovative stormwater design and management
• sustainable construction practices
• site planning and design with an emphasis on evidence-based decision-making
• design and planning in light of urbanization and changing land uses
Priority will be given to candidates with the ability to teach construction and implementation courses as well as studios and lecture courses appropriate to their expertise. Digital fluency is necessary, with a strong emphasis on CAD and other software appropriate to the stated expertise.
As one of two units in the School of Landscape Architecture and Planning, the Department of Landscape Architecture is an established program with accredited Bachelors and Masters Programs in landscape architecture, a growing Ph.D. program, a strong relationship with Urban and Regional Planning, and varying degrees of interaction with other units in the College of Design, Construction and Planning, which offers degree programs in Architecture, Building Construction, Interior Design, Historic Preservation and Sustainability.
The Department seeks a colleague with landscape architectural practice experience and a clear potential to succeed in a land grant and research university. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of excellence in instruction, funded research, peer-recognized scholarly activity and creative scholarship and an established record of service to the public and to the profession.
Minimum Requirements:
The candidate must have a professional terminal degree in landscape architecture.
Preferred Qualifications:
Licensure is preferred. A Ph.D. with a proven research agenda is preferred, but not mandatory.
Health Assessment Required:
Special instructions to applicants:
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.
Applications should include an electronic copy of the following:
• Letter of interest with statement of teaching and research goals
• Curriculum vitae
• Three letters of reference (with phone number and email address)
• Selections from a professional and/or teaching portfolio and /or copies of published papers
Applicants should submit application materials electronically at Applicants should reference requisition 0904025, position 00004267. Please address any questions to Glenn Acomb 352-392-6098 ext. 315. Candidates should submit professional/teaching portfolio to Kevin Thompson at
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services ( NACES ), which can be found at

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