Job Advert - Academy of Fine Arts, UiT The Arctic University of Norway seeks two Professor/Associate Professor in Landscape Architecture!

Job Advert - Academy of Fine Arts, UiT The Arctic University of Norway seeks two Professor/Associate Professor in Landscape Architecture!

At the Academy of Fine Arts, UiT The Arctic University of Norway two permanent positions as Professor/Associate Professor in landscape architecture are now available. One position from 01.08.2021 and one in 2022 with a flexible starting date. The workplace is at UiT in Tromsø. The tasks assigned to the position require a full presence at the workplace during work hours.You must be able to start in the position within 6 months after receiving the offer.

In August 2018 The Academy of Fine Arts enrolled the first students on a new joint five-year master’s degree programme in landscape architecture. The programme is a collaboration between UiT and The Oslo School of Architecture and Design (AHO). This Masters programme aims to combine the best traditions from within landscape architecture education and practice with innovative studies focusing on the changing landscapes in the High North. The available positions will be affiliated with The Academy of Arts at UiT in Tromsø, which have programmes in art, creative writing and landscape architecture. Appointees are also expected to work closely together with The Institute of Landscape and Urbanism at AHO.

The candidates we are seeking will be part of a professionally strong team who:

· Educate versatile landscapes architects of high international standard with strong design skills, creative and well equipped to navigate landscapes and societies in constant transformation.

· Perform project- and research-based teaching within the focus areas of the programme.

· Contribute to the knowledge production within the profession with special emphasis on the sustainable development of landscapes and societies within an arctic/sub-arctic context.

Teaching and supervision:

Appointees will be responsible for teaching and supervising students on the 4th and 5th year of the programme (master level) including studio-based teaching and supervision of diploma students. Supervision of research fellows (PhD and Postdoc) might also be included.


Appointees must hold a high professional international standard in relevant research capabilities, including practice/design-related research. Appointees are expected to contribute professionally through active collaborations with colleagues also cross-disciplinary, and involve students in research activities. Up to a maximum of 50% of the positions are supposed to be dedicated research.

Administrative tasks:

The positions include programme and department related administrative tasks, including tasks related to fulfilling strategic objectives formulated by the department and UiT as a whole.

Job Description


Further information about the position and UiT is available by contacting Professor Thomas Juel Clemmensen:


or Head of Department Kjell Magne Mælen:


More information can be found on

Apply by 9th December 2020!

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