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Assistant Teaching Professor of Landscape Architecture

Ball State University

Last Updated: 5/26/23

Job Description

Department of Landscape Architecture

Assistant Teaching Professor of Landscape Architecture

Ball State University

The Department of Landscape Architecture has a non-tenure-line faculty position available August 2021. Primary responsibilities include teaching engineering, studio, and seminars in all professional programs, in teams and individually.

This is a 100% teaching appointment, and there may be adjustments of assignments in areas of scholarship and service. Teaching: Teach landscape architecture courses at inter-disciplinary, undergraduate and graduate professional program levels.

Capacity to teach in one or more of the following areas plus studio: design process, land/site analysis, all phases of design, construction technologies, digital applications, and design methodologies.
Scholarship and Service: while this assignment is primarily a teaching assignment, opportunities for service and scholarship may occur and assigned on an as-needed basis.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited institution or 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; exemplary studio teaching experience; expertise in one or more of the following areas: landscape ecology and advanced implementation technology; site engineering/construction technologies; design communications (digital and hand-drawn techniques); digital applications, including GIS; research and design methodologies; design implementation; design build. Seven recent years of experience in landscape architecture or related practice.

Apply online at: Please include the following documents in your application: curriculum vitae, portfolio, and cover letter. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned 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 July 7, 2021.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.

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:

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, religion, sex, 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...