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Assistant Lecturer/Assistant Teaching Professor of Landscape Architecture

Ball State University

Last Updated: 5/15/22

Job Description

The Department of Landscape Architecture has a one year non-tenure-line faculty position available August 2022. Primary responsibilities include teaching engineering courses, studios, and seminars in all professional programs, in teams and individual.

At Ball State University, Inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.

Duties and Responsibilities: This is a 100% teaching appointment. Teaching responsibilities will include landscape architecture courses at all undergraduate and graduate levels, and potentially interdisciplinary courses in the college. Applicant must demonstrate the capacity to teach in design studios and one or more of the following areas: design process (e.g., land/site analysis, landscape ecology/environmental systems, conceptual design, design development, construction documentation), sustainable landscape construction processes and technologies, digital applications (including GIS), graphic communication, and design build.
There may also be opportunities to engage in scholarship and service, or may be assigned on an as-needed basis.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited institution or Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited institution and terminal degree in a related profession.

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications: PhD in Landscape Architecture from an accredited institution or related discipline with an established design practice/research agenda; professional licensure; exemplary studio teaching experience; expertise in one or more of the following areas: landscape ecology and advanced implementation technology; sustainable site engineering/construction technologies; graphic communication (digital and hand-drawn techniques); digital applications, including GIS; research and design methodologies; design build. Three to five recent years of experience in landscape architecture or related practice.

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/30437. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae and cover letter addressed to Christopher Marlow. In the Applicant Documents section of this application, please provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500.

The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through May 15, 2022.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.



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Muncie, Indiana, United States
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. Ball Sta...