Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture

Visiting Assistant Professor

CELA (Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture)

Visiting Assistant Professor

Visiting Assistant Professor

Clemson University

Clemson University Landscape Architecture seeks applicants for a one-year, non-tenure-track Visiting Assistant Professor position beginning August 15, 2021.
Clemson offers two LAAB accredited programs (BLA and MLA). The BLA was established in 1986 and the MLA in 2005. The BLA program regularly enrolls over 80 students, with MLA enrollment over 20 students. Both programs have a strong focus on design and making. Design Intelligence Quarterly regularly ranks Clemson BLA as one of the Most Admired programs in the country. The MLA program was also ranked in the Top 25 recently. Additional information about Clemson Landscape Architecture may be found at
Clemson University Landscape Architecture is one of four Programs in the School of Architecture including architecture, resilient urban design, and historic preservation. The School of Architecture is housed in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities (CAAH). The Landscape Architecture Program is in Lee III, a 55,000sf award-winning studio facility that is complemented by the School's off-campus locations in Charleston, SC, Genoa (Italy), and Barcelona (Spain). For more information about the School of Architecture, visit
Clemson University is a top 25 public research university. It is highly ranked across all university categories for its commitment to quality teaching and strong community engagement. Founded in 1889, Clemson is the land grant institution of South Carolina with more than 22,000 students in over 200 degree programs. Located in the Upstate of South Carolina, the City of Clemson provides a small college-town setting on the shores of Lake Hartwell, near both the scenic foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and the metropolitan areas of Greenville-Spartanburg, SC; Asheville, NC; Charlotte, NC; and Atlanta, GA. Additional information about Clemson University can be found at


Candidates with a passion for landscape architecture and interdisciplinary education are strongly encouraged to apply.
Candidates should hold an accredited professional degree in landscape architecture and a master's degree in landscape architecture or a closely related field of study. We are looking for candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas:
(1) Beginning Design
(2) Interdisciplinary Design
(3) Site Engineering, and/or
(4) Design Implementation.
Successful candidates will teach core courses in the BLA and MLA curricula and will be expected to satisfy expectations for high performance in teaching as well as contributions to the Program and School at large. Candidates hired for full-time positions typically teach an undergraduate or graduate design studio and a 3-credit course within the BLA or MLA curricula.


Interested candidates should submit the following materials in digital format:
1) Letter of interest (maximum two pages), that outlines teaching, research/scholarship, and service objectives related to the position for which you are applying.
2) Curriculum vitae
3) Names and contact information of three references (one page)
Candidates should apply via Interfolio at:
For full consideration, applications must be received by July 1, 2021. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a suitable candidate is identified. Salary is commensurate with experience.
For more information contact:

Matthew N. Powers | Director of Landscape Architecture and Undergraduate Studies
Phone: 864-656-3926 | Email:

Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.

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