Instructor - Washington State University in Pullman Washington

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Washington State University

Pullman, Washington

United States

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Detailed Job Description

The landscape architecture program at Washington State University in Pullman,WA seeks an instructor or instructors to teach a junior level studio (LA 363) and/or a junior level LA design/build course (LA 367) in the 2016 spring semester. Candidates may apply to teach one or both courses. Start date is January 1, 2016.

The theme of the junior year curriculum is “communities+building+regions.” Coursework reinforces and extends students’ understanding of the field of landscape architecture, and emphasizes the integration of theory, practice, and construction. Studios focus on design for communities in the broadest ecological sense, where a community is a group of interdependent organisms of different species growing or living together in a specified habitat. During the junior year, students additionally consider and build upon the interactions among the multiple communities that make a region.

Course contact hours and catalog descriptions
Lnd_Arch 363 is scheduled M,W,F from 14.10-16.30
Professional site design processes; concentration on recreation facilities and site planning within residential, urban, institutional, and regional projects.

Lnd_Arch 367 is scheduled TU from 13.25-17
Supplemental projects in cost estimating, specifications, construction detailing, and landscape architectural design/build.

Sample syllabi are available by request.

Required Qualifications

A landscape architecture degree OR degree in a related field OR substantial professional experience in landscape architecture or a related field at the time of hire.

Demonstrated expertise in one or more of the following: infrastructure, emerging digital technologies, landscape design-build, urban+regional dynamics, urban-rural interfaces, construction methods and materials.

Knowledge of and experience using AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite.

Preferred Qualifications

MLA or related graduate degree by the hire date.

Demonstrated excellence in teaching design studio and/or landscape design/build.

Demonstrated excellence in landscape architectural design practice.

Advanced 3D modeling capabilities.

Monthly Salary

Commensurate with qualifications and experience

Additional Information

The LA Program is situated within the School of Design and Construction. The School of Design and Construction (SDC), formed in July 2012, is the result of a merger of existing programs in Architecture, Construction Management, Interior Design, and Landscape Architecture. All four programs are involved in shaping a dynamic vision for design and construction education that mirrors the collaborative and integrated professional environment of the twenty-first century. For more information go to:

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU is committed to excellence through diversity and faculty-friendly policy action, including partner accommodation and NSF ADVANCE Institutional Transformation programs (

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521(v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or

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Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Not Specified
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Lecturer / Instructor / Adjunct
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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