Faculty Position, Landscape Architecture
The College of Architecture and Design at Lawrence Technological University seeks candidates with expertise in landscape architecture and/or landscape urbanism for a faculty position in the Department of Architecture. Successful applicants for this tenure-track or College Professor (non-tenure track) position will build upon the College’s dedication to design as an integrated, multi-disciplinary, and critical process; have a command of the appropriate uses of natural systems, recent literature, best practices, and advanced contemporary technologies; and a record of collaborative teaching with faculty specializing in allied subjects such as architecture, urban design, interior design, building technologies, geology, architectural engineering, geology, and civil engineering. The candidate is expected to have a clear research or creative agenda related to landscape architecture/landscape urbanism and an interest in expanding and enhancing the College curricula with regard to the landscape. A Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) or equivalent terminal degree is required. Professional registration is desirable. The faculty appointment commences August 2014.
Candidates are asked to submit (1) a letter of introduction describing his or her qualifications and interests, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a portfolio of research and creative work of no more than ten pages or a single pdf file of no more than 15 MB, (4) a brief statement of the individual’s teaching goals, creative activities, service interests, and scholarly intentions, and (5) three letters of reference with telephone numbers and email addresses of references. Please send all documentation to Chair, Faculty Search Committee; Department of Architecture; Lawrence Technological University; 21000 West Ten Mile Rd; Southfield, MI, 48075-1058, U.S.A. The search committee will begin reviews of applications on January 6, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. The College intends to identify an outstanding teacher, designer and scholar, insightful critic, and professional colleague to join the faculty. The successful candidate may look forward to teaching in an energetic academic department with a tradition of valuing cooperative effort aimed at the practice of architecture. Telephone: 248-204-2800.