Iowa State University Lecturer - Landscape Architecture in Ames, Iowa

Special Instructions

Special Instructions Summary

Posting Details

Posting Number 800096

Working Title Lecturer - Landscape Architecture

Advertised Employing Department Landscape Architecture

Appointment Type Faculty - Non-Tenure-Eligible

Base of Employment B - Faculty (9 Months)

Full or Part Time Part-Time

Pay Frequency Monthly

Proposed Start Date As Needed

Proposed End Date or Length of Term

Number of Months Employed Per Year 9

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

The Landscape Architecture Department within the College of Design at Iowa State University is accepting applications as part of a non-tenure track lecturer pool to teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level.

Applications will be accepted and reviewed on an as needed basis depending upon course offerings in the second year travelling studio, design, construction, planning, plant materials and/or history/theory/criticism.

Required Education and Experience

Masters in landscape architecture or related field

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Professional or teaching experience in landscape architecture (including teaching in the field), or related discipline;
  • Professional registration

Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Valid U.S. State driver’s license

Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)

Department/Program & College Description

A recognized leader in design education, Iowa State University’s College of Design ( offers a comprehensive mix of accredited and nationally ranked degree programs. The college educates students to become successful designers, planners, artists, and scholars who enhance human experience and improve the natural, social, and built environment.

About Iowa State University and the Ames Community

Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.

Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation.

Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.

All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior.

Department Contact Name Carl Rogers

Department Contact Phone

Department Contact Email

Department/Unit Website

Location (if other than Ames)

Additional Information

This is a lecturer-pool announcement. The fraction of work and duration of contract will depend on course loads/needs. Review of applications will begin on June 14, 2018. However, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Applicants must be available to travel overnight with students and have a valid driver’s license.

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please click on “Apply to this job” and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following: 1) Letter of application highlighting qualifications 2) Current curriculum vitae 3) Names/addresses/telephone numbers of three references 4) Portfolio (up to 5 MB). Please attach as “Other Document(s)”. If you have questions regarding this application process, please or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Guaranteed Consideration Date 06/13/2018

Pre-Employment Screening

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.

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EO Statement

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email

Classification Information

University Title Lecturer - 1400

Salary Commensurate with qualifications

Job Category Faculty