Job Opening: Assistant Professor, Chatham University

The Landscape Architecture Programs at Chatham University are currently looking for a new faculty member to join our team as an Assistant Professor of landscape architecture.  The selected candidate will  be expected to have a teaching focus on one of the five areas included in our ad (see below).  We are seeking a colleague who has a background in landscape architecture teaching, research, and practice.  The position will be open as of August 2012. Please contact Safei-Eldin Hamed at the contact information below with any questions. Full description listed below.

Safei-Eldin Hamed, Ph.D., ASLA

Professor and Director

Landscape Architecture  and Landscape Studies Programs

Chatham University

Pittsburgh, PA 15232

Tel. (412) 365-1899/ (412) 365-2711

Fax (412 365-2413

http://www.chatham.edu/mla

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ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE

Chatham University, a thriving dynamic institution with three colleges and one school — Chatham College for Women and the co-educational College for Graduate Studies, College for Continuing and Professional Studies, and School for Sustainability and the Environment — seeks an experienced faculty member to teach in both of its landscape programs (accredited Master of Landscape Architecture and Master of Landscape Design & Development).  This is a 9-month, renewable term faculty position that requires a terminal degree in Landscape Architecture.  The preferred candidate will have either a Ph.D. or extensive professional experience as a registered Landscape Architect.

The selected candidate will be expected to teach landscape design studios in addition to offering lecture and seminar courses in one or more of the following five areas:

History and Theory of Landscape Architecture
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
Urban Design and Site Planning
Landscape Ecology and Environmental Sciences
Computer Aided Design (CAD)

For more information on our landscape architecture programs, visit our web site:  http://webtest.chatham.edu/academics/programs/graduate/mla.

Chatham University offers a competitive salary, an excellent benefits package, including tuition remission for qualified personnel, and a generous retirement plan.

Questions may be sent to Dr. Safei-Eldin Hamed at shamed@chatham.edu . Review of applications will begin January 9th 2012 and continue until the position is filled.

All interested candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and name of three professional references to:

CHATHAM UNIVERSITY
Attn: H.R. Dept.
Pos. #1418
Woodland Road
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
E-mail: chathr@chatham.edu
Visit: www.chatham.edu

A portfolio of professional projects, scholarly work, and teaching may be requested later in the process.

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