Academic Professional

Position ID: 37078
University of Georgia
Environment & Design
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Job Summary

The College of Environment and Design (CED) at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full time Academic Professional beginning January 1, 2018. The selected candidate will be expected to teach courses within the College of Environment and Design, support college-wide computer graphics instruction, manage the college’s website, assist students with operational and other questions related to software and equipment, and work with the IT director and staff as necessary to support lab and classroom technology throughout the college.

The University of Georgia’s College of Environment and Design houses accredited Bachelor of Landscape Architecture (BLA), Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA), Master of Environmental Planning and Design (MEPD), Master of Historic Preservation (MHP) and PhD programs. The College is home to the oldest landscape architecture program in the Southeast, and one of the largest programs in the U.S. There is a large and diverse faculty involved with a range of research interests, practice experience, and community service activities. The BLA and MLA programs within the College consistently rank among the top programs in the U.S.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

Minimum Qualifications

The College seeks qualified and outstanding individuals with a proven ability to meet the following requirements. Required for the position is an earned accredited terminal degree in Landscape Architecture or Historic Preservation and, a minimum of 10 years of private practice experience.

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will also have extensive experience with the following digital graphic programs: AutoCAD, Adobe Creative Suite, GIS, SketchUP, and other 3D software. Part of the teaching assignment may include coursework in the Historic Preservation program. Candidates with a background in historic and cultural landscapes are preferred.

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Athens Area


Please see Special Instructions for more details.

To apply, submit a resume and letter of interest that describes your educational background and degrees, relevant work experience, specific skills and qualifications for the position, and three references with names, addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers.

Applicants should submit all applications online and also submit all application materials in hardcopy and digital (PDF) formats to:  Professor David Spooner, Chair Faculty Search Committee c/o Ian Armit The University of Georgia College of Environment + Design 285 S. Jackson Street Athens, GA 30602.

Application Procedure: 
Please see the below "Institution Employment Link" to view a complete job description, create an application, and apply for the position.
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Landscape Architecture
Historic Preservation and Conservation
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Monday, October 2, 2017
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Tuesday, January 2, 2018
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The hiring institution advertising this vacant position is responsible for the application, hiring procedures and content within this advertisement.  Please contact the institution for questions concerning this vacant position.

University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
119 Holmes-Hunter Academic Building
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822

Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Louis C Castenell, Assistant Director

Sheila C England, System Coordinator

Sandra Gilbreth, Admin Assistant II