Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

Lecturer Positions in Landscape Design

CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture)

Lecturer Positions in Landscape Design

Lecturer Positions in Landscape Design

University of Vermont

The Department of Plant & Soil Science at the University of Vermont (UVM) invites applications for a full-time Lecturer specializing in landscape design. We are seeking candidates with advanced training in landscape design/landscape architecture, as well as industry experience with landscape construction and landscape management. Applicants must have experience in one or more of the following areas: residential horticulture, grading/drainage, contracts/bidding, ecological landscape design, landscape graphics, and turfgrass management.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong track record in landscape design education. They will be expected to teach courses spanning all levels of the landscape design curriculum. The teaching contribution will include an introductory course in landscape design and a new intermediate-level course in landscape applications that trains students in the implementation and management of landscape designs. The candidate will be expected to offer new introductory to upper-level elective courses in their area of interest, including courses offered online. The successful candidate will also participate in the development of new design curriculum for the evolving graduate program in ecological landscape design. They will also provide service to the Department of Plant & Soil Science and advise and mentor undergraduate students.

All applicants are required to hold a master’s degree in landscape architecture or a closely related field. Highly motivated individuals with a robust interest in undergraduate landscape design education, along with industry or academic experience in design/construction, are encouraged to apply. Applicants should apply online at, Position # 00026367. UVM is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of the academic community through their teaching and service.

A letter of application, curriculum vitae, a portfolio of landscape design work, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and a statement on advancing diversity and inclusive excellence should all be attached electronically to the online application. Applicants can either upload a portfolio as a PDF (limit 9MB file size) or submit a link to a digital portfolio.

Additionally, applicants should enter in the application names and email addresses for three individuals who will provide letters of professional reference. Anticipated start date is August 21, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis beginning January 15, 2023.

Members of the University of Vermont community embrace and advance the values of Our Common Ground: Openness, Respect, Responsibility, Integrity, Innovation, and Justice. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong commitment to the ideals of accessibility, inclusiveness, and academic excellence as reflected in the tenets of Our Common Ground.

The University of Vermont is located in the city of Burlington, Vermont, and enjoys a panoramic setting on the shores of Lake Champlain, between the Green Mountains of Vermont and the Adirondack Mountains of New York. Burlington is Vermont’s largest city with a metro-area population of approximately 210,000. Burlington is often rated as one of the best small cities in America with its access to nature and recreation, a thriving food and music scene, and its status as a top college town.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any category legally protected by federal or state law.

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