The School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (SALA) at the University of British Columbia (UBC), Vancouver campus, seeks a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor in Landscape Architecture to begin July 01, 2023. We seek individuals with a research agenda or design practice engaged in reimagining ecological principles of design in the context of urgent and emergent challenges in the field of landscape architecture. These might include local Indigenous knowledge, environmental justice, planetary health and biodiversity,regional networks and systems, ecological infrastructures, landscape management and stewardship, planting design, and design for more-than humans.
The successful candidate will pursue a productive research and scholarship agenda related to their expertise and lived experiences, and contribute to the development of innovative pedagogical and curricular initiatives related to their scholarly activities.
Teaching responsibilities will primarily be within the Master of Landscape Architecture program. However, SALA encourages interdisciplinarity, and teaching opportunities in other programs, including the Master of Architecture, Master of Urban Design, and the Bachelor of Design programs. Teaching assignments may include design studios, design representation and visualization, landscape ecology, environmental justice, climate change, and courses related to the candidate’s research agenda. Additionally, the successful candidate will contribute to service within the School, the University and to the academic and professional community. Joining the faculty at SALA also offers the opportunity to engage with a robust network of scholars and practicing professionals, as well as opportunities to connect with other UBC departments and programs.