University of Toronto seeks Landscape Architecture and Visual Studies professors


The John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto, invites applications for four full-time tenure-stream appointments:

  • Assistant Professor – Landscape Architecture
  • Associate Professor – Landscape Architecture
  • Assistant Professor – Visual Studies
  • Associate Professor – Visual Studies

These appointments will be effective July 1, 2016.

For the Landscape Architecture positions, candidates should have training in Landscape Architecture, or some combination of Architecture, Urban Design, and Environmental Planning and must be engaged in creative practice and scholarship of an international caliber with demonstrated excellence in both teaching and design-based research. A Master’s degree in a related discipline is required, and a PhD is desirable. Candidates will have the capacity to engage the scales and levels of complexity at the intersections between landscapes, cities, infrastructure, and the natural environment. Candidates must also have an established record of internationally-recognized scholarship, with sustained evidence of publications in leading journals in the field, presentations at significant conferences and accolades for creative work.

For the Visual Studies positions, candidates should be artists or scholars with a strong record of exhibition, including international exposure (residencies, exhibitions, publications or commissions) and demonstrated excellence in teaching and research in range of contemporary studio and/or media based practices including (but not restricted to), drawing, sculpture, installation, digitally-based exploration and design, performance, time-based media (film, video, audio). Scholars with practice-based experience in the visual/architectural arts, publishing and curating will also be considered.

All qualified candidates are invited to apply by clicking on the link below: (referencing #1600056, #1600057, #1600106, or #1600107 as appropriate).

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, a statement outlining current and future research objectives, representative examples of work such as publications, research, and design work, and the names and contact information for three referees. Review of applications will begin on March 14, 2016, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Submission guidelines can be found here. It is recommended to combine attached documents into one or two files in PDF/MS Word format.