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Assistant Professor - Landscape Architecture

Clemson University
South Carolina, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Oct 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Architecture
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
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Full Time
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Clemson University: College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities: School of Architecture
Assistant Professor - Landscape Architecture

Location: Clemson University

Clemson University

Landscape Architecture Program

School of Architecture

College of Architecture, Arts & Humanities

Tenure Track Assistant Professor

Clemson University's Landscape Architecture Program seeks applicants for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor position beginning August 15, 2022.

Successful candidates will teach core courses in the BLA and MLA curricula, and will be expected to satisfy expectations for high performance in research and teaching , as well as service contributions to the Program and School at large. The successful candidate will likely teach undergraduate or graduate design studios and a 3-credit course within the BLA or MLA curricula.

Clemson offers two LAAB accredited programs (BLA and MLA). The BLA was established in 1986 and the MLA in 2005. The BLA program regularly enrolls over 80 students, with MLA enrollment over 20 students. Both programs have a strong focus on preparing aspiring landscape architects in a full complement of planning and design, typifying the profession. Design Intelligence Quarterly regularly ranks Clemson BLA as one of the Most Admired programs in the country. The MLA program was also ranked in the Top 25 recently. Additional information about the Clemson Landscape Architecture Program may be found at

Landscape Architecture is one of four programs in the School of Architecture, including architecture, resilient urban design, and historic preservation. The School of Architecture is housed in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities (CAAH). Graduate faculty in CAAH engage in the delivery of the cross-disciplinary Ph.D. program focused on built environments. The Landscape Architecture Program is in Lee III, a contemporary 55,000sf award-winning studio facility that is complemented by the School's trademarked "fluid campus" locations in Charleston, SC, Genoa (Italy), and Barcelona (Spain). For more information about the School of Architecture, visit

Clemson University is a Carnegie R1 institution, highly ranked across all university categories for its commitment to quality teaching and community engagement. Founded in 1889, Clemson is the land grant institution of South Carolina with more than 22,000 students in over 200-degree programs. Located in the Upstate of South Carolina, the City of Clemson provides a small college-town setting on the shores of Lake Hartwell, near both the scenic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the metropolitan areas of Greenville-Spartanburg, SC; Asheville, NC; Charlotte, NC; and Atlanta, GA. Additional information about Clemson University can be found at


Candidates with a passion for landscape architecture and interdisciplinary education are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates should hold an accredited professional degree in landscape architecture and a master's degree in landscape architecture or a closely related field of study. Professional license and/or Ph.D. are preferred. We are looking for candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas:

  • Beginning design
  • Interdisciplinary design
  • Site engineering
  • Design implementation.


Interested candidates should submit the following materials in digital format:

1) Letter of interest (maximum two pages), that outlines teaching, research/scholarship, and service objectives related to the position.

2) Curriculum vitae.

3) A portfolio of teaching, research/scholarship/creative activities, and professional work as applicable. File size should not exceed 100 MB. Content that aligns with the four subject areas cited above is encouraged.; and

4) Names and contact information of three references (one page)

Candidates should apply via the Clemson University Interfolio system at:

For full consideration, applications must be received by January 31, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary is commensurate with experience and appointments at the assistant professor level.

For more information contact:

Thomas Schurch, ASLA, Professor of Landscape Architecture+Urban Design

Phone: 864-656-3926


Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.


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