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Iowa State University Term Faculty with Emphasis in Traveling Studio in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:Term Faculty with Emphasis in Traveling Studio

Appointment Type:Faculty

Job Description:Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

The Department of Landscape Architecture in the College of Design at Iowa State University is accepting applications for a non-tenured faculty member to teach courses at the undergraduate and/or the graduate level. Course offerings where expertise is needed are in the second year traveling studio, landscape architecture design, and or history/theory/criticism. The position is at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant Professor of Teaching, or Assistant Professor of Practice depending on applicant experience. This position is a full-time (9 month) appointment starting August 16, 2021.

The selected applicant would teach at least four courses over the academic year. Two courses, in the fall semester, are part of the Savanna Traveling Studio and address landscape studies, materials, details and design of the built environment. These courses are taught both on and off campus and during the semester students travel with faculty twice for two week long trips. Courses in the spring semester address foundation and/or advanced design studio (graduate or undergraduate level), digital design methods, and/or advanced special topics to be determined in consultation with the department chair.

Design faculty members are designated educators who support the comprehensive mix of accredited and nationally ranked degree programs within the College of Design. Our faculty help educate our students to become successful designers, planners, artists, and scholars who enhance human experience and improve the natural, social, and built environments.

Required Minimum Qualifications:

Lecturer and Assistant Professor of Teaching

-MLA or Master’s Degree in landscape architecture or related field

Assistant Professor of Practice

-BLA and a minimum of 5 years professional experience

Preferred Qualifications:

-Professional Landscape Architecture or Architecture Registration

-Experience in studio teaching, field based learning, drawing, material detail and craft, and design

-Demonstrated evidence of national and/or international design recognition

Department/Program & College Description:

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community (http://www.diversity.iastate.edu/principles-of-community) .

Within the College of Design, we pride ourselves on our collaborative, creative, and diverse stance to enrollment, hiring, and educational experiences. Within our seven departments, each day we strive to fulfill the goals of our shared governance through our strategic plan. The College of Design is dedicated to all forms of diversity and inclusion, and committed to the expanded role of design as an agent of change in society.

Mission

Our mission is to educate students to become successful designers, planners, artists, scholars and citizens who improve the quality of life, enhance human experience and advance environmental sustainability; and to serve as a resource for Iowa and beyond through research, creative endeavors, extension and outreach.

Values

We value innovation, curiosity, collaboration, open exchange of ideas, diverse perspectives, and environmental and social responsibility.

Vision

Our vision is for College of Design faculty, staff, students and alumni to increasingly be known for their ability to lead interdisciplinary processes and draw upon their disciplinary expertise to generate informed, innovative responses to challenges and opportunities.

Department Unit/Website:

https://www.design.iastate.edu/landscape-architecture/

Proposed Start Date:August 16, 2021

Proposed End Date or Length of Term:May 15, 2022

Number of Months Employed Per Year:09 Month Work Period

Time Type:Full time

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:

1) Resume/Curriculum Vitae

2) Letter of Application/Cover Letter addressing your qualifications for this position

3) Design Portfolio

4) Names, email and phone numbers for Three References

If you have questions regarding this application process, please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date: May 27, 2021

Posting Close Date:June 29, 2021

Job Requisition Number:R5167

Iowa State University (http://www.iastate.edu/) is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities ( AAU ), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community (http://www.diversity.iastate.edu/principles-of-community) .

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email eooffice@iastate.edu .

If you have questions about the application process please email employment@iastate.edu or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485 . Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email employment@iastate.edu or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485 . TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942 .

General ISU compensation information can be found here:https://www.hr.iastate.edu/careers/compensation

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