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Professor of Landscape Architecture

Post Date:

March 12, 2019


ETH Zurich


Zurich, Switzerland


Professor of Landscape Architecture

The Department of Architecture ( at the ETH Zurich invites applications for the above-mentioned position. The professorship is housed within the Institute for Landscape Architecture (ILA).

The new professor is called upon to impart to students the underlying principles, methodological insights, and specific expertise of the field of landscape architecture design. She or he supervises doctoral candidates, leads a group of employees, and is committed to the Department’s overall development, above and beyond the interests of its own particular field. She or he accordingly engages in constructive exchange on issues of teaching and research with peers and colleagues in the related disciplines.

As a rule, Master’s program lectures in the Department of Architecture are given in German or English.

Successful candidates are internationally renowned personalities, who represent an independent and incisive position within current discourse, and have forged a substantial oeuvre in the field of landscape architecture. Further requirements are a university degree, experience in teaching and research, and a track record in landscape architecture  professional practice proven by a convincing portfolio of personally initiated and/or realized projects. Outstanding academic achievements must be complemented by a demonstrable capacity for leadership.

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Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications and projects, a statement of future research and teaching interests, and a description of the three most important achievements. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Joël Mesot. The closing date for applications is 15 May 2019.ETH Zurich is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer and is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. We specifically encourage women to apply.

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