Job ID: 152184

Visiting Professor in Urban Futures - Landscape Architecture Program

University of Cincinnati

  • Dec. 22, 2020
  • Visiting Professor in Urban Futures - Landscape Architecture Program
  • School of Planning in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning
  • University of Cincinnati
    Cincinnati, OH
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Adjunct/Visiting Prof
  • Architecture/Landscape Architecture
Visiting Professor in Urban Futures - Landscape Architecture Program

The School of Planning in the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati is seeking candidates for a Visiting Professor in Urban Futures with the Landscape Architecture Program for academic year 2021-2022. The Orville Simpson Center for Urban Futures in the College of DAAP supports the integration of visionary and interdisciplinary urban studies into course curricula. The Visiting Professor’s teaching and scholarship will contribute to the School’s initiatives and programs such as the Urban Futures Initiative, the Vacant Lots: Occupied Program, and the MLA program’s Sustainable Sites Initiative (SITES®)-based curriculum and scholarship. 
The successful candidate will be involved in the School of Planning’s collaborative environment for teaching and scholarship with primary responsibility for teaching studios and seminars in the Master of Landscape Architecture Program. The ideal candidate will have teaching interests that will contribute interdisciplinary approaches for the planning and design of environmentally and socially sustainable communities of the future.
The School of Planning is interested in candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to working with diverse populations, with the skills to teach contemporary approaches to investigation, visualization, and community engagement, and the ability to inspire students. We seek candidates who can work effectively and collegially in an interdisciplinary university setting.
Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture or a related field with prior teaching and/or practice experience related to visualization and community engagement. 
Ideal Qualifications: Documented scholarship and teaching or practical work experience in a field related to specific course content or topics related to School of Planning initiatives. Candidates with PhDs and/or licensure in landscape architecture are encouraged to apply.
Terms of Appointment: Full-time Faculty for a 12 month, three semester term as a Visiting Professor. Position is for one year and potentially renewable for another. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Appointment start date is August 15, 2021.
Required Application Documents:
1) CV/Resume
2) Cover Letter
3) Statement of Teaching Philosophy
4) Three References
5) Portfolio of Candidate’s Work
Additional Information on the University of Cincinnati, DAAP:
The University of Cincinnati’s award-winning campus Master Plan and its diverse and significant architecture are evidence of the University’s commitment to planning and design. DAAP is a world-renowned college and home to a number of highly ranked programs.
The School of Planning within the College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning prepares professionals for distinguished practice and spatially-based approaches with a focus on livable places, and the creation of communities that enrich people’s lives. The six academic programs within the School of Planning (Bachelor in Urban Planning, Bachelor of Science in Urban Studies, Bachelor of Science in Horticulture, Master of Community Planning, Master of Landscape Architecture and PhD in Regional Development Planning) offer specific coursework about the planning and design of innovative futures for urban communities and regions. The School of Planning’s graduate planning program (MCP) is ranked 4th in the Midwest, 20th in North America, and 1st among small programs by Planetizen, 6th edition.
The motto of our Landscape Architecture program is “I Want to Make a Difference.” The MLA program admitted its first students in the summer of 2017. The School of Planning offers the MLA I First Professional Degree with intentions for LAAB accreditation, as well as two options for Post Professional degrees with thesis and/or thesis/project topics. UC’s MLA degree options include a required cooperative education experience. More information about our programs can be found at
Interested applicants must apply online at


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.

As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).

The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.

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