Management Unit: UCD College of Engineering and Architecture School
Unit: UCD School Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy
Post Title & Subject Area Lecturer/Asst Prof in Landscape Design and Head of Landscape Architecture or Associate Prof in Landscape Design and Head of Landscape Architecture
Post Duration: Permanent
Grade: Associate Professor or Lecturer/Assistant Professor Above the Bar
Reports to Head of School
Competition Ref. N⁰ 015336
HR Administrator Gail Lindblom
Applications are invited for the position of Head of Landscape Architecture to be appointed at the level of Associate Professor or Lecturer/Assistant Professor, subject to qualifications and experience of the successful candidate. The successful candidate will lead a team of Landscape Architecture Faculty and Design Fellows and will provide an
important leadership role in the subject by, inter alia, fostering a collaborative research culture, promoting a research-informed curriculum to address contemporary challenges including climate change, translating the fruits of research into innovation and impact, and promoting and growing the subject area.
The successful candidate will contribute to the Landscape Architecture programme, as well as contributing to the School, the College of Engineering and Architecture, and the wider University.
Applicants will hold a PhD in landscape architecture, landscape planning, environmental design or a related land use discipline, have a demonstrable commitment to evidence-based research and publication, a track record of
research funding applications, and an ability to contribute research in an area that complements the research profile of the school.
Applicants will be committed to high-quality teaching at University level, possess excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated commitment to, and experience of, academic leadership and awareness of equality, diversity and inclusion.
Applicants will have a capacity and enthusiasm for working in an interdisciplinary context in the School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy, the University research institutes and the wider academic community. Candidates with a research expertise in one or more of the following, or related areas, are particularly welcome:
- Environmental Design
- Landscape Planning
- Green Infrastructure and Climate Adaptation
- Rural Land Use Change and Management
The School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy has an international reputation as a centre of excellence for research and teaching in a multidisciplinary School ranked in the QS top 150. The School offers the
only Landscape Architecture programme in Ireland, with the School having established an excellent reputation for design excellence with its faculty and adjunct staff maintaining an international profile. The School is located in the College of Engineering and Architecture which was awarded an Athena SWAN bronze award in 2019 for its shared commitment to ensuring that their faculty, staff and students experience an equal, diverse and inclusive environment.
Important Note: The most appropriate candidate will be appointed to the position, at the grade commensurate with their career stage, experience and achievements. For appointment at the level of Lecturer/Assistant Professor,