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South Dakota State University
School of Design
South Dakota
Posted: 10/23/2017
Assistant Professor - Landscape Architecture Program

The South Dakota State University Landscape Architecture Program invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin August 2018. Responsibilities include teaching courses within the professional curriculum, developing and carrying out an agenda of creative work and research, providing service to the discipline, university and community, and teaching in cross-disciplinary design studios.

Required qualifications include: (1a) terminal degree in Landscape Architecture or (1b) a first-professional degree in Landscape Architecture (BLA, MLA, or equivalent) and a terminal degree in an allied design discipline; (2) professional experience in Landscape Architecture; (3) expertise in professional practice (including graphics, marketing and contract administration), digital design methodologies, plant materials, and design development and implementation at a variety of scales; and (4) effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

Preferred qualifications include (1) CLARB certification and/or a post-professional degree in Landscape Architecture; (2) established (or ability to establish) a research agenda; (3) experience teaching in a design studio; (4) experience teaching in areas related to the applicant’s research agenda; (5) evidence of resilient design practice; (6) a record of peer-reviewed publications and awards, and (7) a record of service within the discipline.

Priority will be given to applications received by January 8, 2018.

Contact Don Burger, search committee chair, at (605) 688-6704 or for further information.

To apply, visit, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. SDSU is an AA/EEO employer. Women, veterans, persons with disabilities, and minorities are encouraged to apply.