Kansas State University Libraries Professor of Practice (Design Implementation) in Manhattan, Kansas

About This Role:

The Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional & Community Planning (LARCP) in the College of Architecture, Planning and Design(APDesign) at Kansas State University is seeking qualified candidates to teach landscape architecture design implementation and other courses in the core curricula as a* Professor of Practice (Design Implementation)*. We are specifically seeking candidates with experience in site design and site-scale construction documentation. The contract period begins in August 2018, and the duration is negotiable for one semester (Fall 2018) or two (Fall 2018 and Spring 2019). The successful candidate will teach in a program dedicated to being a catalyst for excellence and a preeminent choice for graduate education in landscape architecture.

The successful candidate will:

  • Teach site design implementation and contribute to teaching courses in the core curricula in LARCP
  • Participate in departmental governance
  • Contribute to an environment that fosters diversity and collegiality

Anticipated Start Date:

August 2018

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University, with its enrollment of approximately 24,000 students, serves the region through innovation and commitment to its land grant mission. APDesign is an interdisciplinary environmental design college with accredited professional programs in Architecture, Interior Architecture & Product Design, Landscape Architecture, and Regional & Community Planning. APDesign faculty teach in the newly constructed Seaton/Regnier Complex, a world-class facility prominently located in central campus. LARCP offers accredited master’s degrees in Landscape Architecture and in Regional & Community Planning through five-year non-baccalaureate as well as traditional post-baccalaureate tracks. Please click here for more information about our faculty, vision, national recognition, and the City of Manhattan.

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and promotes inclusion in every sector of the institution. The university actively seeks individuals whose commitments and contributions will advance the University's dedication to the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Landscape Architecture
  • Relevant experience in landscape architectural site design
  • Relevant experience in site-scale construction documentation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expertise in managing digital workflow using AutoCAD (preferably Civil 3D)
  • Specialized expertise in site layout and dimensioning, grading, drainage, earthwork, construction details, specifications, bid documents, and/or design/build processes

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Letter of interest with clear statement of teaching capabilities
  2. Resume / Curriculum vitae
  3. Portfolio of work
  4. Names of three references (including title, relationship to candidate, mailing address, telephone number, and email address)

NOTE:All application materials must be submitted electronically http://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/503766

Questions and inquiries of interest may be made to the Search Committee Chair, Associate Professor Blake Belanger with the subject line "Professor of Practice (Design Implementation)” or call 785-323-7917.

Questions on uploading application materials may be addressed to Project Coordinator Jody Hodges with the subject line "Professor of Practice (Design Implementation)” or call 785-522-5961.

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately. For best consideration, apply by June 8,2018.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Department: 3670015050 Landscape Arch/Reg & Comm Plan

Job no: 503766

Work type: Academic / Faculty - 9 month

Location: Manhattan, Kansas

Categories: Architecture / Construction, Education / Instructional

Advertised: 07 Aug 2018 Central Daylight Time

Applications close: Open until filled