Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architectural Design

Melbourne, Australia
Tuesday, 11 February 2020
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 25 February 2020
Academic Discipline
Arts & Humanities, Architecture
Contract Type
Full Time

Job no: 0049810
Work type: Continuing
Location: Parkville
Division/Faculty: Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning
Role & Superannuation rate: Academic - Full time - 17% super
Salary: Level B $ 102,967 – $122,268 per annum or Level C $126,128 – $145,431 per annum. Level of appointment is subject to qualifications and experience.

The University of Melbourne is one of the leading universities in the world with a deep commitment to contributing to society in ways that enrich and transform lives. The University is seeking Chairs in Urban Planning, Landscape Architecture and Construction to join the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning and its Graduate School, the Melbourne School of Design.

The Faculty is amongst the top twenty in the world in the built environment and home to a vibrant community of staff and students working across the fields of Architecture, Construction, Landscape Architecture, Property, Urban and Cultural Heritage, Urban Design and Urban Planning. It has an alumni community of 13,000 graduates from more than 60 countries and is now located in its captivating building designed by John Wardle and Nader Tehrani. 

The Faculty of Architecture Building and Planning at the University of Melbourne is seeking to make an appointment in the field of landscape architectural design. This appointment may be made at Level B (Lecturer) or Level C (Senior Lecturer).

The successful candidate will demonstrate both a proven capability and continued promise to make significant contributions to teaching, research and engagement in landscape architectural design. They should be committed to innovative and interdisciplinary thinking about contemporary landscape architectural design with a record of recognised creative, scholarly and professional work. We seek candidates who will expand the design culture within MSD and who will engage in constructive dialogue with colleagues across the campus, and with industry and the profession.

The incumbent will work with Faculty colleagues to refine and deliver academic programs, enhancing the quality and interdisciplinary design culture of the Faculty.  They will teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels, including into the Bachelor of Design and will participate in the supervision of research for higher degree students.

With this hire, the faculty is seeking to expand its capacities in contemporary landscape architectural design including innovative design practice and construction, we encourage applicants who also bring complementary disciplinary interests in the following areas:

  • Digital design technologies, including digital fabrication prototyping, fabrication and environmental simulation;
  • Environmental analysis and modelling, data acquisition and processing;
  • Materiality and construction experience; and
  • Performative design.

Please note the application close date has changed.

Position Description

Applications close: 25 Feb 2020 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Daylight Time