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The Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (ESALA) invites applications for the position of Senior Lecturer or Reader in Landscape Architecture. The school seeks a candidate who has the ability to lead in education and research in Landscape Architecture, other disciplines covered by ESALA, and in wider interdisciplinary contexts at the University of Edinburgh. The candidate will also be expected to promote and advance the international reputation of the school at the highest level.


Candidates are required to demonstrate experience of creating and delivering original, high-quality research in, or relevant to, the field of Landscape Architecture. 


For the position of Senior Lecturer, the candidate will be expected to maintain and develop their own substantial research profile and contribute, through collaborative endeavour and leadership, to ESALA’s culture of research, design, and teaching. The candidate’s own research agenda may encompass the production of publications, exhibitions and/or outstanding and innovative design work, and she/he will be expected to seek external sources of research funding that contribute in a meaningful way to the profile of the school. She/he is expected to have significant leadership, management and teaching experience relevant to the advancement of Landscape Architecture as a discipline.


For the position of Reader, the candidate will be expected to meet all qualifications required for the Senior Lecturer position. For the position of Reader, the candidate will also demonstrate international recognition for her/his research; have a record of substantial publications and research grants; and have made recognizable contributions to the discipline of Landscape Architecture through advisory work, knowledge transfer, and/or advanced professional practice, among others.


For both Senior Lecturer and Reader positions, the candidate will supervise post-graduate research students and lead on developing a strategy to advance research within the school. The candidate should articulate a vision for future research development, ideally engaging with the work and vision of OPENspace research centre and the multidisciplinary context in which future research funding is likely to be attracted.


For both Senior Lecturer and Reader positions, the candidate will deliver teaching, as appropriate, within the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Landscape Architecture.


This position is full time and open ended, and is tenable from 1 July 2019.


Salary Scale: UE09, £51,630 - £58,089


Closing Date: 5pm (GMT) on 15th March 2019.


Vacancy Ref: 046939


Further particulars and application information can be found at the following link:









Faculty Position in Landscape Architecture

Focus: Landscape Design and Site Construction

The Department of Landscape Design and Ecosystem Management at the Faculty of Agricultural and 

Food Sciences at the American University of Beirut (AUB) invites outstanding candidates to apply for 

the full-time faculty position in Landscape architecture at the level of Assistant Professor, or 

higher. The target starting date of the appointment is August 15, 2019. The position is a full-time, 

nine-month, tenure-track position. Appointments are for an initial period of four years.

Position focus: The focus of the position is on construction aspects of landscape design. Candidates are 

expected to have professional and teaching experience in the full process of landscape architectural 

projects: from design conception, development, execution drawings and supervision. Experience in 

landscape contracting of projects is a plus. In addition to design studio courses, the candidate is 

expected to lead the three courses unit on site engineering. 

Qualifications: Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in Landscape architecture or a PhD in a 

related design or construction field. The candidate must have demonstrable experience in landscape 

projects technical design development with emphasis on sustainable approaches to site construction and 

management in leading companies. At least five years’ experience is a plus.

Responsibilities: Teaching and developing the three courses unit on site engineering and teaching or 

assisting in design studios; research on sustainable landscape materials and site management and 

implementation; and service to the department, faculty and the university. 

Benefits: The American University of Beirut is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The home page is 

available at

- Educational allowance

- Health Insurance Plan (HIP)

- Retirement program

- Home leave travel

- Periodic paid research leave

- Life insurance

- Appointment/Terminal Travel and baggage allowance

Applications: Applicants should submit by March 1, 2019 a complete curriculum vitae with a list of 

relevant professional academic degrees and experiences; portfolio of design work and/or built work 

and/or proof of site supervision experience; and names and addresses of three professional references to 

the Dean of Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, American University of Beirut to the following 

e-mail address This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Letters of reference must not accompany the application. Applicants should ask the referees to 

send their letters directly to the office of the Dean at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Landscape Architecture at RMIT University in Melbourne has four positions open (below). Applications close on Sun 3 Feb 2019


1) Early Career Development Fellow: Lecturer (Landscape Architecture), 3 year fixed-term


2) Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Industry Fellow (Landscape Architecture), 3 year fixed-term


3) Associate Lecturer/Lecturer (Landscape Architecture), continuing


4) Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor (Landscape Architecture)

Job Reference Number: UOS021047

Job Title: Lecturer in Landscape Architecture (2 posts)

Contract Type: Open ended

Working Pattern: Full-time

Faculty: Social Sciences

Department: Landscape Architecture

Salary: Grade 8:

£40,792 - £48,677 per annum. Potential to progress to £54,764 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution.

Closing Date: 2nd January 2019



Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University? The Department of Landscape Architecture is looking to expand its international research and teaching staff cohort by appointing two outstanding candidates at the Lecturer level. In addition to developing an internationally distinctive design research profile, the post-holders will play a major role in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and administration, as well as in the supervision of postgraduate research students. We are looking for individuals with a strong understanding of Landscape Architecture and a commitment to developing the discipline and profession, particularly in the field of design. We welcome applicants with experience of innovative design practice in the profession, as well as those with experience of research by design in academia.


The post-holders will specialise in arts and design, ideally with a particular interest in design and the physical manipulation and sculpting of space across a range of scales and in the craft of landscape construction, selection of materials and detailing, but may have a cross-cutting profile across the specialisms of landscape architecture, including planning and management. We are seeking self-motivated thinker-practitioners with a creative design research agenda that engages with issues of contemporary relevance, nationally and/or internationally. We are looking for applicants with aesthetic, visual and spatial literacy, design and graphic ability and a capacity for original design pedagogy.


The successful applicants will have, or be close to achieving, a PhD with a track record of conducting innovative research or have a well-developed portfolio of practice based design projects that will form the basis for the development of future research, together with a strategy for producing research outputs related to design/design theory. The post-holders will have the ability to engage and inspire a wide audience, including the international Landscape Architecture academic community, the diverse students they teach, and publics and organisations outside the academy. They will be committed to teaching excellence and innovation in curriculum, studio, fieldwork and creative practice.


We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development. We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience. Follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information about what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work.

The School of Architecture Planning and Geomatics at the University of Cape Town is committed to advancing the project of Landscape Architecture to address the needs of socially just and inclusive cities in South Africa. The School is seeking to full-time appoint a landscape architect who is committed to the role that landscape architectural design and research offer in critically addressing colonial and apartheid injustices. Applicants should demonstrate evidence of engagement with, and commitment to, landscape architecture, design research and landscape architectural education within the global South.

For this particular position we are seeking candidates at Lecturer/Senior Lecturer level. Preference will be given to candidates with relevant teaching, practice, and research experience, as well as evidence of social responsiveness ( The appointee will need to function in an interdisciplinary team in a collegial manner, and will be expected to initiate and conduct his/her own research, to produce peer reviewed outputs (journals, books, chapters etc.), and present at local and international conferences. Eligibility for registration with the South African Council for the Landscape Architectural Profession (SACLAP) will be favoured.

The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to course and curriculum development, and administrative duties associated with the post. The appointee will be expected to lead landscape architectural design studios, teach courses such as environmental and landscape planning, landscape construction, landscape sustainability, and history and theory of landscape architecture, and supervise dissertations at a masters level. If appointed at senior lecturer level, the successful applicant will be expected to lead and refine the vision of the Post-graduate Programmes in landscape architecture, and add new dimensions to the teaching of landscape architecture.

Minimum requirements for Lecturer level:
- a Masters' degree (professional) or 4-year Bachelors’ degree in landscape architecture or equivalent;
- teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
Minimum requirements for Senior Lecturer Level:
- a Masters' degree (professional) or 4-year Bachelors’ degree in landscape architecture or equivalent;
- registration for a PhD and evidence of progress towards such a qualification; a completed PhD is preferred;
- a record of recent independent and original contributions to research through peer reviewed publication
and / or awarded creative works;
- at least five years teaching experience at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.
Any further inquiries regarding the MLA Programme can be sent to Clinton Hindes at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
The annual remuneration package for 2018, including benefits are:
Lecturer: R639 848
Senior Lecturer: R786 717
To apply, please e-mail the below documents in a single pdf file to Ms Abigail Dixon at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:
- UCT Application Form (download at
- a detailed curriculum vitae;
- a 1-2 page statement of interest specifying the relevance of the applicant’s education and experience to the Landscape Architecture programme, reacting to the position on landscape architecture reflected in this advertisement.
- a 10-12 page, digital portfolio of representative work and/or publications;

Please ensure the title and reference number are indicated in the subject line.
An application which does not comply with the above requirements will be regarded as incomplete. Shortlisted candidates may be required to deliver a short presentation to the School.

Telephone: 021 650 1673 Website:
Reference number: E18439 Closing date: 31 January 2019

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