Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture (Tenure-track)

CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture)

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture (Tenure-track)

Assistant Professor of Landscape Architecture (Tenure-track)

City College of New York

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 in the Graduate Landscape Architecture Program. 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. We strongly encourage candidates who would contribute to the diversity and expertise of our academic community to apply.


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.


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.


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
(3) Three (3) current references including names, email addresses, and telephone numbers
(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.

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