Date Posted: 02/24/2021
Interior Design Educator Asst. or Assoc. Professor
Radford University Design Department
INTERIOR DESIGN POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FALL 2021
Position: Interior design educator. Rank: Assistant or Associate Professor. Determination of rank and/or tenure track, or continuing non-tenure track is dependent upon qualifications. Available August 2021.
Qualifications: Master’s degree in interior design or a related field required. Demonstrated teaching expertise, professional practice experience, and NCIDQ preferred. Experience with current computer presentation software (AutoCAD, Adobe CS, Revit, SketchUp or other) is desirable. Experience with building and making is desirable.
Responsibilities: Teaching areas are flexible and are determined based upon department need but may include both upper and lower division interior design courses, both lecture and studio based. Teaching responsibilities could include; design foundations and conceptual design, residential and commercial design, making with technology, portfolio design and introductory lecture courses. Non-teaching responsibilities include advising students; assisting with departmental, college, and university activities; and participating in scholarly research and/or creative activities.
Program: Four-year undergraduate program accredited by CIDA with approximately 150 majors, housed in the College of Visual and Performing Arts. Students pursue a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with a concentration in interior design. Portfolio review selection process is required for admission into upper division courses. The department consists of nine faculty members that work together in a collegial environment that promotes discovery and learning by doing.
Facilities: Housed in a spacious, light-filled environment, our outstanding facilities and equipment include large studio spaces, computer labs, resource library, work area, and departmental and faculty offices. The design department also houses “maker” spaces equipped with a CNC router, laser cutter, hand held power tools, table saw and 3-D printers.
Institution: Radford University is a comprehensive, coeducational state institution of approximately 9,600 students nestled in the Blueridge Mountains of the New River Valley. In addition to its inspirational natural surroundings, it is close to Virginia’s historic sites, North Carolina’s design market attractions, and important metropolitan cultural centers.
Application: Electronically submit letter of application on the university HR site, portfolio of student and professional work, current resume or vitae, and list of three references with names, addresses (including e-mail), and phone numbers. Prior to interview, finalists will be required to submit copies of their transcripts. Official transcripts will be required upon final selection.
Direct inquiries to the Department Chair:
Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.
Radford University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to diversity.
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