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Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture (tenure-track), City College of New York

Posted: Sunday, March 28, 2021


Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture (Tenure-track)

Job ID: 22262

The Bernard & Anne Spitzer School of Architecture (SSA) at the City College of New York seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in Landscape Architecture at the Assistant Professor level for an appointment commencing in Fall 2021. The Graduate Landscape Architecture Program is situated within the Spitzer School of Architecture’s graduate degree programs, which include the Master of Landscape Architecture, Master of Architecture, Master of Science in Architecture, Master of Urban Design, and Master of Science in Sustainability. Responsibilities of the faculty appointment include teaching, research, and service.


Minimum Qualifications

Candidates for the Assistant Professor position should hold an accredited terminal degree in Landscape Architecture (a Master’s degree or PhD in Landscape Architecture, or a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture and a terminal degree in a related field) and a professional license to practice Landscape Architecture.

Preferred Qualifications

The Graduate Landscape Architecture Program seeks an innovative Landscape Architect capable of teaching graduate Landscape Architecture design studios and advanced seminars, with preferred areas of expertise including but not limited to the following: geospatial information systems mapping and data analysis; two-and three-dimensional digital design representation, visualization, and animation; fieldwork, sensing, and fabrication; and/or urban ecological systems theory.

Candidates are expected to be engaged in the advancement of the discipline of landscape architecture, demonstrated through evidence of their outstanding design skills, experience in teaching studios and seminars in landscape architecture, as well as the production of scholarly publications and/or a design practice that exhibits a commitment to ecologically viable urban landscapes.

The Spitzer School of Architecture is deeply committed to creating a just, sustainable, and imaginative future for a rapidly urbanizing planet through teaching and practice. The Graduate Landscape Architecture Program’s mission asserts that landscape architecture plays an essential role in connecting social justice to environmental design and the planning of landscape systems in the urban realm. A prospective member of the faculty should be prepared to participate in and contribute to this lively intellectual atmosphere. As a faculty member at a research university, the successful candidate will have both responsibilities and support for the production of distinguished scholarly and creative work in landscape architecture. We strongly encourage candidates who would contribute to the diversity and expertise of our academic community to apply.

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CUNY offers faculty a competitive compensation and benefits package covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs. We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.



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Applications, including the following must be uploaded to the CUNYfirst job application website as a single PDF document:

(1) A letter of interest including a statement of pedagogical and research interests as well as notable accomplishments in design, research, and/or teaching;

(2) Curriculum Vitae

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(4) A print-ready (PDF format, maximum 10-page / 10 MB) digital portfolio of representative scholarly/creative work and (if applicable) work illustrating prior teaching experience.


Open until filled with review of applications to begin on April 20, 2021.


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply.  At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups.  Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.



Compensation commensurate with experience

Work Location:

City College of New York, New York, NY

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Submitters Name:

Catherine Seavitt Nordenson

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