Landscape Horticulture Position

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Wed Jun 27 13:34:00 EST 1990

                                POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

                         Urban Horticulture Landscape Design
                  Department of Horticulture University of Illinois

POSITION:  A 9-month, tenure-track appointment as assistant or associate

QUALIFICATIONS:  A Ph.D. in horticulture, landscape architecture,
                 environmental sciences, or closely related discipline with
                 undergraduate or graduate level training in landscape
                 design or landscape architecture.

SALARY:  Commensurate with experience.

DUTIES:  Duties are split 50% teaching : 50% research.  The appointee must
         be able to teach undergraduate courses featuring basic principles
         of art and composition, planting design,computer-aided design,
         grading, drainage, and simple structures as related to residential
         and small commercial landscapes. A commitment to, and interest in,
         teaching and advising both undergraduate and graduate students is
         also required. The appointee is expected to conduct
         research,obtain research funding, and publish research results in
         the refereed literature. The research should be concerned with
         some aspect of plant performance in the urban environment,e.g. the
         interaction of plantscapes and human behavior, natural resource
         planning and management, or the development/evaluation of new
         plant materials for the urban landscape.

STARTING DATE:  January 21, 1991 or as negotiated.

APPLICATION:  Send relevant information, including a statement of research
              interests, a portfolio of designs, a curriculum vitae, lists
              of publications, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers
              of at least three references, to

                  Dr. M. A. L. Smith Search Committee Chair
                  Department of Horticulture
                  University of Illinois
                  1005 Plant Sciences Lab
                  1201 S. Dorner Drive
                  Urbana, IL  61801
                  Phone:  217 333-5154

CLOSING DATE:  For full consideration, all application materials should
               be received by October 1, 1990.

The University of Illinois is an affirmative action/equal opportunity
employer Women and minority candidates are especially encouraged to apply

         Tom Fermanian            Dept. of Horticulture
         Associate Professor
                                  1201 S. Dorner Drive
         fermo at   Urbana, IL 61801
         (217) 244-5147

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