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Lecturer in Landscape Architecture

Christchurch (Locality), Canterbury (NZ)
Up to NZ$94,000 per annum + benefits
Closing date
7 Jul 2024

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Mō te tūka | The role

Take your academic career to the next level, working in the School of Landscape Architecture (SoLA).  The school has been a pioneer in landscape architectural education for more than 50 years and is known worldwide for its teaching and research excellence.

The position exists to further the pursuit and acquisition of knowledge and understanding of Landscape Architecture by:

  • Initiating, developing and conducting high quality research, collaborating with others inside and outside the university.
  • Advancing and enhancing the teaching of undergraduate and postgraduate students.
  • Contributing to the supervision of postgraduate students' research.
  • Contributing to the wider functioning of the University.
  • Add to extension and other professional activities related to the discipline.

This is a permanent full-time role working 37.5 hours per week based at our Lincoln campus. 

The salary range for this role is fixed at Grade A6, NZ$87,340 - NZ$94,503 per annum.

Kā tino Pūkeka/Whēako | Essential skills/experience for the role

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • A completed PhD in Landscape Architecture or related relevant field.
  • Membership of an appropriate professional organisation ideally holding registered status
  • A research agenda and a developing record of scholarly research and publication and/or creative work
  • Evidence of some successful teaching in a relevant field at tertiary level
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work with students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds
  • A research and teaching focus in the field of Māori / indigenous design or computer-based landscape visualisation would be desirable

Kā hua ka riro ki a koe | What's in it for you?

As an employee of Lincoln University, you can reap the rewards of working in a supportive organisation with a commitment to equal employment opportunity, diversity and inclusion.

From day one you will be eligible to our staff benefits such as:

  • Professional growth with our staff training & development programme
  • Six weeks paid leave per year (based on 1.0 FTE)
  • Annual salary reviews
  • Contributions towards eye tests and the cost of glasses
  • Free on-site car parking
  • Work-life balance with a family-friendly, flexible work environment
  • Access to free confidential wellbeing support services through ClearHead
  • Access to employee member benefits with Southern Cross Health Insurance
  • A state of the art, on-campus gym with discounted fees
  • Access to on-site early childhood centre with discounted staff rates
  • Boost rewards membership that offers retail & service discounts
  • Access to various staff social groups and activities
  • Great location - with a lot of new development, stunning gardens & greenery, onsite cafes and walking distance to Lincoln township.

Mō mātou | About us

Te Whare Wānaka o Aoraki Lincoln University is a distinctive, specialist University focused on advancing knowledge through impactful research and higher education that benefits land-based industries in New Zealand and worldwide.

Our University's campus is at the centre of the Lincoln research precinct and is complemented by a network of university-owned farms and research stations, which are crucial to combining good education and training with demonstration and skills. Students are at the heart of Lincoln University and we inspire them to make a difference through the delivery of world-class teaching and research to grow their potential and help shape a more sustainably productive world.

We are a progressive university with an ambitious vision and a commitment to having a professional workforce that reflects the diversity of its community.  Staff engage students, parents, government, iwi, the wider community and many other external stakeholders and are expected to uphold the reputation of Lincoln University through the way they undertake their work.

Lincoln University's Te Tiriti o Waitangi responsibilities begins with mana whenua. We acknowledge the special relationship and responsibilities our University have to Ngāi Te Ruahikihiki and Te Taumutu Rūnanga which are embedded in our He Tutohinga Whakamatau, Charter of Understanding.

Tono ināianei | Apply now

Please apply online with your CV and cover letter.

Applications received via email will not be considered, however specific enquiry relating to the role can be made to

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