Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture


CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture)



North Carolina A&T State University

The Landscape Architecture Program at North Carolina A&T State University invites applications for the position of Lecturer. This position is a full-time, non-tenure track, nine-month position. The start date is January 1, 2021.

The Position: The Lecturer Position in the Landscape Architecture Program is a 9-month appointment. Primary responsibilities for this position include teaching undergraduate level courses, conducting research and other scholarly activities, student advising, student mentoring, recruitment, and curriculum development. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, engaging in accreditation procedures, program assessment, and service to the department, College and University as needed.

The Program: The Landscape Architecture Program is housed in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design which is part of the College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. The objectives of the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Design are to meet its responsibilities to society by providing training for professional agriculturists, natural resources specialists, landscape architects, agricultural and biosystems engineers and environmentalists who can identify, analyze, and solve the problems of today, as well as new problems that may arise in the future.

The degree offered by the Landscape Architecture Program is an accredited four-year Bachelor of Science in Landscape Architecture. The Program was established in 1977. It is the only undergraduate landscape architecture program in the state of North Carolina. The Program’s mission is to prepare a diverse student body to become leaders within the field of landscape architecture. Students are instilled with the theoretical, technical, and life skills necessary to address the complex and continually changing ecological and social challenges of the 21st century associated with the design, conservation, and management of landscapes. Educational emphasis is placed on developing creative and critical thinking skills, high moral character and ethical behavior, exposure to various geographies and cultures, and an independence of mind.

Minimum Requirements: Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA) or a closely related discipline with at least one professional degree in Landscape Architecture from an accredited university. Must possess a record of design, research/creative works and/or publication, demonstrating a positive trajectory of continued excellence appropriate for a research university.

Preferred Years of Experience, Skills, Training, Education: Teaching experience at the undergraduate level.
Ability to teach courses at all levels of the undergraduate landscape architecture curriculum. A record of research or creative works. Familiarity with accreditation preparation and process. Ability to cultivate relationships with the professional community, the public, and related academic fields. Familiarity with curriculum and course development at the undergraduate level. Interest in student engagement and willingness to adapt teaching and learning styles to student needs.

Position Number: 001148
Salary Range: Commensurate with education and experience
Open Until Filled Minimum Application Period Posting: November 9, 2020
Applications received by this date will receive full consideration, applications received after this date may receive consideration depending upon the status of the search.
Date Position Available: January 2021
Special Instructions to Applicant
To be considered for this position, you must complete and submit via the online application at:

Required Documents:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. A teaching philosophy statement
4. A research statement that covers research interests and/or creative activities
5. Copies of transcripts
6. Portfolio in pdf format that includes at least one of the following: a) professional or academic design work, b) research materials, and/or c) work by students taught in an academic setting. Attach as “Other Document”.

For further information contact: William Harrison, Program Coordinator Landscape Architecture Program 231 Carver Hall Greensboro, NC 27411 Email:

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Optional Documents
Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty (DD-214)

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