Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

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Position type: Full-Time 9-Month
Department: 012600 - Landscape Architecture
Location: Main Campus - Starkville, MS
Categories: Faculty
Position Open Date:

Department Profile:

The mission of the Mississippi State University Department of Landscape Architecture is to foster the will and ability to plan, design, build, and manage regenerative communities. The department offers three degree programs: a 4-year Bachelor of Landscape Architecture, first and second professional Master in Landscape Architecture, and a B.S. in Landscape Contracting and Management. Our department is a recognized national leader within the discipline. We are at the forefront of addressing many critical issues, including service learning and outreach, the protection of water resources, green infrastructure, and the planning, design and development of healthy, resilient communities, in the classroom, the community, and through scholarly endeavors.

To learn more about the Department of Landscape Architecture at Mississippi State University, please visit our website at

Anticipated Appointment Date:

August 16, 2019

Tenure Track Status:

9-month tenure-track position

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in landscape architecture and landscape contracting and management programs.

Develop and maintain a scholarly/creative/research agenda in an area of expertise through publications in refereed journals and presentations at refereed/reviewed professional meetings.

Serve on graduate thesis committees for M.L.A. students as well as departmental, college and university committees.

Other duties as necessary for the effective operation of the department.

Minimum Qualifications:

Terminal degree in landscape architecture or allied disciplines with at least one professional degree in landscape architecture from an accredited program.

Rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications:

A record of successful teaching or demonstrated potential for teaching in a university program.
Evidence of peer-reviewed scholarship, such as publications, presentations, design competitions, and awards.

Capable of teaching in the Design, Construction, and Contracting sequences.

Award-winning experience in a professional office.

Having a professional license in landscape architecture or landscape contracting, or qualifications to get a professional license.

Working Conditions and Physical Effort:

Lifting, pushing, pulling, and/or carrying a certain amount of weight.
Standing, walking, talking, hearing, and seeing. Repetitive motions. Reading, writing, and verbal communication. Problem solving regarding using math or logic. Stands for periods of time up to two hours in length. Concentrates on documents for periods of time up to three hours in length.

Instructions for Applying:

Please submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, professional and/or teaching portfolio, three references and their contact information. For questions regarding the position contact Taze Fulford, Department of Landscape Architecture, 662-325-0507.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, disability status, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.

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