Assistant/Associate Professor, Landscape Architecture,
College of DAAP
Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its
third century – building on the past and defining the future by
leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and
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enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top
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Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200
distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very
High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical
setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most
ambitious campus design program in the country".
College of Design, Architecture, Art, and
of Planning (SOP) in the College of Design, Architecture, Art,
and Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati (UC) invites
applications for a tenure track faculty position with the
Landscape Architecture Program. Applicants at Assistant or
Associate levels of professorship will be considered. Rank and
tenure will be determined based on the candidate's credentials.
Appointees will be evaluated for reappointment, promotion, and
tenure based on criteria established by DAAP and SOP. Candidates
from underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
UC is continually recognized as one of the Most Beautiful
College Campuses (Forbes), Cincinnati is an urban campus with green
space to spare. The Cincinnati Metro Region is a rich setting for
urban research and teaching. Its inhabitants experience big-city
amenities while enjoying a small-town friendliness and
collaborative feel that is characteristic of the Midwest.
School of Planning
The SOP within DAAP prepares professionals for distinguished
practice and spatially-based approaches with a focus on livable
places and the creation of communities that enrich people’s lives.
The six academic programs within the SOP Bachelor of Urban
Planning (BUP), Bachelor of Science in Urban Studies (BSUS),
Bachelor of Science in Horticulture (BSHS), Master of Community
Planning (MCP), Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) and PhD in
Regional Development Planning offer specific coursework about the
planning and design of innovative futures for urban communities and
The SOP’s MLA program admitted its first students in the summer
of 2017 and has achieved Landscape Architecture Accreditation Board
(LAAB) Candidacy status. The SOP offers the MLA First Professional
Degree as well as two options for Post Professional degrees.
UC’s MLA degree options include a required cooperative
The motto of our Landscape Architecture program is “I Want to
Make a Difference.” Our program has a strong commitment to working
with diverse populations, to teaching that uses contemporary
approaches to investigation, visualization,
representation, and community engagement, and to
inspiring students. Our faculty works effectively and collegially
in an interdisciplinary setting.
The School of Planning is committed to a diverse workforce and
to maintaining a learning and working environment that is welcoming
to all, including those who are underrepresented in Landscape
will be involved in the SOP’s collaborative environment for
teaching, scholarship, and leadership with primary responsibility
for teaching in the MLA Program. There will be potential to
collaborate in teaching and research with faculty in urban
horticulture, urban and community planning, and urban design as
well as other disciplines within DAAP and UC. All SOP faculty are
expected to teach two courses per semester in a combination of
studio, lecture, or seminar formats. This tenure track position
requires research or creative work in the successful candidate’s
area of expertise and dissemination of their research or creative
work through appropriate venues, including but not limited to
peer-reviewed publications, conferences, or exhibitions. In
addition, faculty may advise masters and doctoral students.
The School of Planning values service to the School, College,
University, community, and professional organizations. Activities
may include: assisting the institution by serving in administrative
positions or on academic committees; advancing the discipline
beyond the institution by serving on professional or research
boards; and contribution to groups in the community.
Prior to effective
date of the appointment, candidates must have a Master’s Degree in
Landscape Architecture or a closely related field.
applications will begin on January 1, 2022 and the search will
remain open until an appointment is made. Applicants should refer
to the DAAP web site (https://daap.uc.edu/academic-programs/school-of-planning.html)
to learn more about the SOP, DAAP and UC. In order to be considered
for this position, please apply at https://bit.ly/3DIEhUd and upload:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Cover Letter
- Statement of Research or Evidence-based Design Plans and
Accomplishments (if applicable)
- Statement of Teaching Philosophy
- Teaching Portfolio or Professional Practice Portfolio (if
- Three references
Please use the additional documents feature as needed for any
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a
wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet
the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and
your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
- Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's
- Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental,
vision, and prescription coverage.
- Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee
wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
- Financial security via our life and long-term disability
insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings
- Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick
leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid
- Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible
- Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and
culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an
inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment.
As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include
a Contribution to Diversity and
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution,
if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security
system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees
have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS,
STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action /
Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability /