1+ months

Lecturer in Landscape Architecture

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Lecturer in Landscape Architecture
Requisition Number FE02886
Working Title
Department Name 81150:Landscape Architecture
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
Candidates must hold a professional degree in landscape architecture and have a terminal degree in Landscape Architecture or a related environmental design discipline. 
Required Related Experience
none
Required License/Registration/Certification
none
Job Summary
The Position:  The Department of Landscape Architecture at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a one-year lecturer position with the potential for renewal into an additional year. Our new colleague will bring a teaching and scholarship agenda with an intellectual focus on geospatial analysis and data representation integrated into the landscape architectural design process across a range of scales. Complements to this focus area could include digital design visualization, modeling, or communication strategies. The new faculty colleague will teach in the design studio sequence in landscape architecture along with theory/methods/applications courses available to landscape architecture students and other majors. Scholarship in this position could center on innovation in methods, novel applications of geospatial and other techniques, or environmental design issues whose investigation involves geospatial analysis. The position has an expected distribution of effort (DOE) of approximately 75% instruction. The additional 25% of the DOE will include scholarship and/or additional service to the educational mission of the department through annual agreement with the department chair.
 
The Department seeks a colleague with academic and professional practice experience who can demonstrate the potential for success in a land grant university environment through excellence in teaching, research, and service to the university, profession, and public. This career-building position provides the opportunity for instructional development as well as scholarly and creative activities.

The Department and College: The LAAB accredited undergraduate landscape architecture program emphasizes creativity, technical competence, public participation, and environmental equity. The curriculum incorporates external experiences for students through internships, research experiences, and international study programs. Landscape Architecture has a tradition of community engagement and multiple studios incorporate varied service learning projects. Faculty research and service includes community design, geospatial analysis, design thinking, green infrastructure, nature play, and cultural landscapes.
 
The Department resides in the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, which has complementary strengths and collaborative opportunities in environmental science, community development, biosystems engineering, horticulture, and other areas. Additional collaborative opportunities are available in the College of Design. The Arboretum, which is the State Botanical Garden of Kentucky, and many other off-campus college facilities enrich the department’s teaching and learning environments. 
 
The University: The University of Kentucky enrolls approximately 23,000 undergraduate and 8,800 graduate students. UK is Kentucky’s flagship university and a land grant institution with a commitment to improve the lives of Kentuckians and beyond. Environmental stewardship and sustainability are core parts of our institution’s ethic and we are recognized as a Tree Campus USA and as a Gold level Bicycle Friendly University. The university’s position near downtown Lexington offers the vibrancy of an urban location and the immediacy of Lexington as a learning laboratory. Lexington is a thriving community of 320,000+ with a strong commitment to quality of life, education, and the arts. The city is integral with the Bluegrass Region, an internationally acclaimed cultural landscape and agricultural region. 
 
Qualifications: Candidates must hold a professional degree in Landscape Architecture and have a terminal degree in Landscape Architecture or a related environmental design discipline. Significant academic or professional experience and licensure in landscape architecture is preferred.
 
Salary:  Salary is negotiable and commensurate with training and experience. Employment at UK comes with diverse rewards, focusing on total well-being and career development, with the university striving to support a positive work-life integration. Salaries and benefits at the University of Kentucky are competitive and the university contributes substantially to employees’ retirement plans, medical coverage, and life insurance. To learn more about these benefits, please visit: www.uky.edu/HR/benefits.

Application: The department’s search committee will begin review of applications February 28th, 2022. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. The anticipated start date for the position is August 1, 2022. Please use the University of Kentucky’s electronic application process to apply. In your uploaded documents (max. 10Mb each).
Application materials should be in PDF form and include:
• Cover letter — The letter of interest should address your vision for teaching and scholarship relative to the described position.
• CV
• Names and contact information for three references (upload under Specific Request 1)
• Portfolio (upload under Specific Request 2) — The portfolio should contain examples of professional work, scholarship, and teaching effectiveness that are relevant to your background and this position
 
To apply for this position click on the quicklink: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/372097
or copy and paste the URL into your browser
Then click Apply for this Posting
Follow the instructions on how to create an account.
Complete the Employment Application and upload the required documents.
 
If you need assistance with the electronic application process, contact HR/ Employment, phone (859) 257-9555, press 2, or email ukjobs@email.uky.edu
 
Questions?     Ned Crankshaw, Professor and Chair
                          Department of Landscape Architecture
                          S305 Agriculture Science Center
                          1100 S. Limestone
                          University of Kentucky
                          Lexington   KY   40546-0091
                          (859)257-4691
                          ned.crankshaw@uky.edu
 
The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity university. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and all interested and qualified people. The EEO Coordinator is Tim West, S-105 Agricultural Science North, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546-0091.
 
Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated. 
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Significant academic or professional experience is preferred
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 
 
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 
 
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2022-03-16 Expires: 2022-06-17

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