Instructor of Landscape Architecture

Ball State University

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Position Title Instructor of Landscape Architecture
Additional Information
Inclusive Excellence Statement At Ball State University, inclusiveness and freedom of expression are a part of our enduring values and inform all of our efforts. We encourage applicants to familiarize themselves with our Inclusive Excellence Plan to learn more about our commitment and to identify how you might contribute to these efforts.
Benefits and Community
Appointment Type Non-Tenure-track/Contract
Length of Appointment PT Semester
Description Responsibilities: teach a broad range of courses in both professional programs, including studio, lectures, labs, fieldwork and seminars both in teams and individually.
Minimum Qualifications Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited program, or terminal degree in an allied profession by date of employment.
Demonstrates capability to teach in design studio; a developed expertise/capacity to teach in at least two of the following support areas of expertise: plant identification, site engineering/construction technologies; design communications (digital and hand-drawn techniques); digital applications, including GIS; research and design methodologies; history and design theory; design implementation; the ability to engage in the scholarship of the discipline and the profession.
Candidates who do not possess the minimum degree requirements may be considered for teaching positions if they meet the department’s criteria for tested experience in accordance with Ball State’s Faculty Qualifications Policy.  
To meet the tested experience qualification candidates must address at least four of the following categories:

  •  Relevant professional licensure (landscape architecture, architecture, interior design, engineering, planning, etc.)
  • Record of discipline-based scholarship or creative work
  • Cumulative 10+ years of professional experience in landscape architecture or related discipline
  • Cumulative 4+ peer-reviewed professional awards
  • Cumulative 4+ invited lectures and/or presentations for professional work
  • Cumulative 2+ leadership roles in professional organizations
  • Membership or certification (ASLA, AIA, NCARB, APA, etc.; LEED certification, etc.)

    Authorization to work in the US Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.
    Preferred Qualifications Ph.D. in Landscape Architecture from an accredited institution or related discipline with an established design practice/research agenda; expertise in landscape ecology and advanced implementation technology; exemplary studio teaching experience. 
    Seven recent years of experience in landscape architecture or related practice.
    Required Certifications/Licensures None
    Pre-Employment Screening Requires successful completion of a background check and education verification.
    Position Title(s) Supervised None
    EEO Statement Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
    About Ball State University Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 22,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of eight academic colleges that offer 120 undergraduate programs. We offer more than 140 master’s, doctoral, certificate, and specialist degrees, with many of them ranking among the best in the nation. We engage students in educational, research, and creative endeavors that empower our graduates to have fulfilling careers and meaningful lives enriched by lifelong learning and service, while we enhance the economic, environmental, and social vitality of our community, our state, and our world.
    Department Landscape Architecture:200030
    Department Information
    Department Email or Phone Number 7652851971

    Posting Number 202100816F
    Number of Vacancies 1+
    Desired Start Date 01/10/2022
    Position End Date 05/06/2022
    Posting Date 11/22/2021
    Applications Accepted Through Date 12/21/2021
    Open Until Filled No
    Information regarding transcripts Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
    Special Instructions Summary In the Applicant Documents section of this application, you have the option to provide an inclusive excellence statement describing how you would contribute to the development of a diverse and inclusive learning community at Ball State University through your teaching, research, and/or service. Please include examples of your contributions when possible. Word limit 500. Applicants selected for interview will be required to provide this statement. 
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