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University of Massachusetts Amherst Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning - Lecturer 100% in Amherst, Massachusetts

Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning - Lecturer 100%

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Work type: Faculty Full Time

Location: UMass Amherst

Department:Landscape Arch & Regional Plan


Categories: Faculty, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences

About UMass Amherst

UMass Amherst, the Commonwealth's flagship campus, is a nationally ranked public research university offering a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees. The University sits on nearly 1,450-acres in the scenic Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts, and offers a rich cultural environment in a bucolic setting close to major urban centers. In addition, the University is part of the Five Colleges (including Amherst College, Hampshire College, Mount Holyoke College, and Smith College), which adds to the intellectual energy of the region.

Job Description

The Department of Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning invites applications for a full-time Lecturer. Teaching responsibilities will include a 2:3 teaching load, serving as Program Director for the Sustainable Community Development undergraduate program, and serving as a principal advisor in the Regional Planning graduate program. The Department is particularly interested in applicants capable of teaching a broad variety of courses, especially regional planning, sustainable community development, community development, policy analysis and implementation, planning history and theory, and digital technologies.


PhD in Planning or related degree and prior teaching experience.

Additional Information

This position will start on September 1, 2024. The appointment period will be based on the duration schedule as permitted by the CBA, and the potential for future reappointments will be contingent upon funding availability and satisfactory performance.

Annual salary range is commensurate with experience.

Application Instructions

Along with the application, please submit the following materials: (a) letter of interest, (b) curriculum vitae or resume and (c) and three letters of recommendation or contact information for three professional references. Please direct any questions to Henry Renski at

Review of applications will begin onApril 1, 2024,and continue until a suitable candidate pool has been identified.

UMass Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, UMass Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the UMass Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

Advertised: Feb 29 2024 Eastern Standard Time

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