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Posted: 11/29/2011

Employer
The University of Georgia
College of Environment & Design

The University: Founded in 1785, the University of Georgia is the nation’s oldest state-chartered university, a land grant/sea grant institution, and the most comprehensive research institution of higher education in the state. The historic ‘North Campus’, home to the College of Environment & Design, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The College: The College of Environment and Design offers undergraduate and graduate programs in landscape architecture, graduate programs in historic preservation and environmental planning and design, and a specialized certificate program in environmental ethics. The College has thirty-one tenure track faculty, and several adjunct faculty and professors emeriti who make significant contributions. The Program: Established in 1982, the graduate Historic Preservation Program is one of the oldest and largest programs in the nation. Historic landscapes have long been an important interest of the program, encouraged by proximity to the College’s landscape architecture programs. Recent initiatives in the Program will further increase our engagement with historic landscape preservation; these include an approved graduate certificate in Historic Landscape Preservation, and a proposed master’s degree in historic landscape preservation. The College’s recently established Cultural Landscape Laboratory is an important resource in support of these initiatives.


Position
Assistant or Associate Professor
Type
Professional Opportunity
Location
Athens, GA
Details
competitive
 

The College of Environment and Design at The University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure track faculty position, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor, to teach in the area of historic landscape preservation, beginning in August 2012.

As part of the graduate Historic Preservation Program, the successful applicant will teach courses primarily in the area of historic landscape preservation, but may also teach other, related courses. S/he will also supervise graduate-level theses within the historic preservation program, and undertake research in the area of historic landscape preservation. Faculty at the University of Georgia have played a significant role during the past several decades in the development of historic landscape preservation theory; the successful applicant will be expected to continue this tradition, and help maintain our nationally recognized contributions to the field. 

Minimum requirements:

  • masters-level degree in either landscape architecture or historic preservation

(a terminal degree in an allied field such as architecture or planning may be considered, if the applicant has significant experience / accomplishments in the area of historic landscape preservation)

  • practice and/or research experience in the field of historic landscape preservation
  • ability to teach in he field of historic landscape preservation
  • ability to teach in related areas of historic preservation

Desired qualifications:

  • teaching experience within a university context, especially in the field of historic landscape preservation
  • specialized knowledge of / experience with historic landscape material/material conservation
  • specialized knowledge of / experience with landscape documentation (e.g. HALS)
  • specialized knowledge of / experience with the application of  GIS /GPS to the preservation of historic resources, especially historic landscapes
  • PhD in an area related to historic landscape preservation / historic preservation
OPen until
01/23/2012

How to apply
To apply, please submit the following materials: •a letter of interest specifically addressing the applicant’s approach to research, teaching, and professional engagement in the field of historic preservation and historic landscape preservation; the applicant may refer to past experience and accomplishments, but should also discuss how they would contribute to this program and faculty •a curriculum vitae •examples of the applicant’s work in the area of historic landscape preservation and historic preservation; this may be related to professional practice, scholarly writing, or for applicants with teaching experience, syllabi and student work (please note: submitted work will not be returned) •three letters of reference; these may be included in the applicant’s submission, or forwarded directly Please send all application materials, in hard copy format only, to: Wayde Brown, Ph.D., Faculty Search Chair College of Environment and Design 609 Caldwell Hall, University of Georgia Athens, GA 30602 All application materials should be received by January 23, 2012, to receive full consideration. The selection process will commence on that date, and continue until the position is filled.
Wayde Brown
Phone: 706-542-4700
Fax: 706-542-4485
ADDRESS
609 Caldwell Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-1845

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