The Department of Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at Utah State University invites applicants for the Canyon House Residency's Spring 2021 Visiting Scholar/Practitioner.
The Canyon House Residency was established to bring to campus excellent practitioners and scholars in landscape-driven design and planning disciplines to engage with our students. Candidates in all fields are welcome, but special consideration for Spring 2021 will be given to practitioners and scholars who have demonstrated expertise in social and environmental justice. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute through their practice and research to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. The Visiting Scholar/Practitioner may be variable in length, up to a one-semester temporary position, with commensurate residence and salary (non-benefitted). Residence in the Canyon House may be extended through the summer of 2021.
Further information on our programs, campus environment, and the Canyon House may be found at www.laep.usu.edu, www.usu.edu/about, and www.usu.edu/canyon-house-residency/.
We intend to make appointments for the Spring 2021 semester.
The Visiting Scholar/Practitioner for the Canyon House Residency will be expected to:
Along with the online application, please attach:
1. Resume/CV to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”
2. Cover Letter to be typed/pasted at the end of your application
3. Contact for a Professional Reference to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “References”
**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**
Employees work indoors and are protected from weather and/or contaminants, but not, necessarily, occasional temperature changes. The employee is regularly required to sit and often uses repetitive hand motions.
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