Summary: We seek accomplished leaders who will make significant contributions to teaching and creative
scholarship in the Department of Landscape Architecture.
We invite applications for two full-time appointments. One of these hires will assume the position of Department of Landscape
Architecture Chair upon conclusion of the current's Chair's term based on the qualifications of the successful candidates.
Design position (job posting # 0608629): This is a tenure-track or tenured appointment, level commensurate with experience.
We seek excellent designers to teach: core graduate design studios, required lecture courses in the core curriculum, and
elective seminars in the candidate's area of expertise. Beyond excellence in design, we seek candidates who bring additional
expertise such as applied ecology, landscape technologies and materials, cultural landscapes, industrial infrastructural
landscapes, and/or activist participatory design. We are particularly interested in candidates involved in innovative digital
representation and fabrication. Successful candidates will have demonstrated design ability and show potential to develop a
creative and/or scholarly research agenda. MLA or advanced graduate degree required. Prior teaching experience required.
History of Landscape Architecture position (job posting # 0608630): This is a tenured appointment, level commensurate
with experience. The successful applicant will be named the Rainey Chair in the History of Landscape Architecture. Teaching
responsibilities include instruction in the history of landscape architecture lecture courses, advanced history/theory seminars,
MLA and Ph.D. thesis advising, and other courses or studios in the candidate's area of expertise. Successful candidates will
have an accomplished scholarly record, a promising research agenda, and experience teaching the history of the designed
landscape as well as urban landscapes. Advanced graduate degree required, Ph. D preferred, in landscape architecture,
garden/landscape history, cultural geography, art or architectural history, environmental history, or related fields. Prior teaching
Application Process: Materials must be submitted to http://jobs.virginia.edu; search posting # 0608629 or 0608630.