Dean, School of Architecture and Design

Wentworth Institute of Technology’s School of Architecture and Design
Dean, School of Architecture and Design

Date posted: 5/03/21

Job Details:

Wentworth Institute of Technology’s School of Architecture and Design offers programs in Architecture (BS and M.Arch), Industrial Design (BS), and Interior Design (BS). The School’s mission is to challenge and guide students of diverse backgrounds to become innovative design thinkers and leaders in their own field. The school guides students to engage locally and globally, to explore advanced technologies, to collaborate within and across disciplines, to gain industry experience via the Cooperative Education program, and to learn to design sustainably and equitably. The school comprises of approximately 740 undergraduate students, 70 graduate students, 30 full-time faculty, 65 adjunct faculty, and 5 full-time staff. Adjacently, the school has dedicated advisors in the new Success Studio (formerly Center for Academic Excellence) and in the Center for Cooperative Education and Career Development. The academic leadership team currently includes two associate deans and a graduate director.

Wentworth seeks to hire a Dean of the School of Architecture and Design during an exciting period in the institution’s history. In June 2019, Dr. Mark Thompson became Wentworth’s fifth President and has since articulated a strategic focus on diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence, high-value learning, transformational student experience, and next-generation partnerships. In June 2020, Dr. Ian Lapp became the Provost and Senior Vice President leading a major restructuring of the academic enterprise including the formation of five schools: School of Architecture and Design, School of Computing and Data Science, School of Engineering, School of Management, and School of Sciences and Humanities.

Reporting to the Provost and Senior Vice President, the Dean will provide leadership and vision for all three disciplines in the school, collaborate with other deans in guiding the institution’s strategic direction, manage academic operations efficiently, build on and expand current government, community, industry and alumni partnerships, foster a vibrant learning environment for faculty and students, and bring a strong commitment to recruitment and retention of students with diverse backgrounds. The position requires a creative and collegial leader who has interpersonal skills that demonstrate a high level of professionalism with the ability to communicate the School’s mission and vision with faculty, staff, students, alumni, and other extramural constituencies. This is also a unique opportunity to leverage the exceptionally collaborative design community in Boston, develop partnerships that promote a transformative educational experience, and build on a well-established coop program.

Required Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, product design, design strategy, history/theory of design, or a related field.
  • 5 – 8 years of experience as a Principal of a firm or as a member of academic leadership
  • Demonstrated record of visionary, strategic and creative leadership.
  • Demonstrated record of achievement in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Demonstrated financial acumen and fiscal responsibility.
  • Established record of working across academic or disciplinary design units and programs.
  • Collaboration with a variety of internal and external constituencies.
  • Established record as an exceptional teacher and scholar or comparable professional achievement meriting the rank of a full professor.
  • Experience with fundraising and the desire to engage in this work.
  • Commitment to global engagement for study abroad and recruitment of students
  • Commitment to developing strategic partnerships to advance learning, creative work, and scholarship.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to demonstrate clear, concise and persuasive skills in communications and active listening. Including an understanding of, and value for, communication across an array of media platforms.
  • Demonstrated record of availability and appreciation for a wide range of disciplinary, scholarly, and pedagogical approaches across various design disciplines.
  • Interpersonal skills that indicate a high level of professionalism, initiative, resourcefulness, and personal accountability.
  • Capacity to attract, recruit, retain, motivate, and inspire constituencies through shared decision-making and collaboration central to the mission of the university.
  • Demonstrated experience managing professionals with varying levels of autonomy, experience, pedagogy, communication skills, and academic rank.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Experience and ability in office administration that encompasses balanced and effective team management, delegation, and performance management.
  • Established experience with fiscal management, facilitation, and negotiation including fundraising and a forward-thinking approach to growth and management.
  • Demonstrated support for traditional and emergent technologies and the development of innovative, future-oriented curricula.
  • Demonstrated record of identifying and partnering with professional and industry partners who advance curricular initiatives and strategic goals.
  • Registrations and/or certifications appropriate for their discipline.

Wentworth is an AA/EEO employer. Women and underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please click on the following link: https://jobs.wit.edu/postings/5246

Category: Full-Time

Requires U.S. Work Authorization?:Yes

Assistant or Associate Professor – 03/24/2021

Date Posted: 03/24/2021

Job Details:

School of Interior Architecture, College of Architecture and Design, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Interior Architecture Fellow, Assistant Professor of Practice

The School of Interior Architecture within the College of Architecture + Design at the University of Tennessee invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), nine-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor or associate professor to begin August 1, 2021. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in creative and meaningful ways to advance the discipline, diversity, and intercultural goals of the University.

As a collective, the faculty seeks to advance the discipline by situating spatially-driven interior architecture, maker culture, design research, and theories of interiority at the forefront of our teaching and research. Overall, the College’s larger values underpin these diverse approaches to design education, including cross-disciplinary collaboration, digital fabrication, community engagement, established research presentations, publications, and creative scholarship. As a land grant institution, we also have a public commitment to our students and the state to promote a variety of diverse perspectives.

The School offers a Bachelor of Science in Interior Architecture within a highly competitive professional program attracting over 200 first-year applicants across the United States. There are approximately 30-40 students in each cohort year, with the total number of students equaling approximately 140. The School is located in the College of Architecture and Design with the Schools of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Design, and we share the building with the School of Art. The position offers rich opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration. The School is distinguished with recent national and international student and faculty awards. DesignIntelligence ranked the school 9th “Most hired from” amongst comparable universities in 2020. Student accolades include Metropolis Magazine’s Future100 and five Gensler Brinkmann Scholarships since 2015. The program was reaccredited by the Council of Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) in spring 2018.

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, Interior Architecture

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will join the Interior Architecture program to become part of a progressive design education environment. The curriculum encourage cross-disciplinary studies and collaborations, and prepares students for professional practice.

The School of Interior Architecture seeks a full-time faculty member to teach at all levels in the undergraduate BSIA program. The position includes teaching, research/creative activity, and service; each category’s workload assignments are commiserate with our institution’s R1 Carnegie Classification. The candidate will contribute to the development of undergraduate minors and a future graduate curriculum. The successful candidate will develop/expand a nationally recognized scholarly program and engage in peer-reviewed scholarship or creative activity.

We celebrate the rich identities and multiple perspectives within our college, university, and the broader community through a design culture that is deeply rooted in making, problem-solving, critical thinking, service, and social responsibility. We welcome candidates with an array of research and teaching interests that may include the below:

  • Intersection between practice and design research
  • Evidence-based design
  • Emergent technologies
  • Participatory design
  • Social and ecological sustainability
  • Latent lighting and material tactics
  • Multisensory storytelling
  • Workplace futures
  • Other areas not listed are welcomed

Required qualifications: 

  • Terminal degree and one degree in interior architecture/design, architecture, or related discipline.
  • Evidence of promise as a skilled instructor and the ability to teach undergraduate interior architecture studios.
  • Research and/or creative scholarship that exhibits promise of a cohesive agenda at a national level.
  • Instructional integration and competency of both digital and analog skills.
  • A spirit of entrepreneurial initiative in pursuing actively engaged, multi-disciplinary collaborations, and external partnerships.
  • Ability to thrive and contribute to a collegial and collaborative working environment.
  • A proven record of incorporating equity and inclusion into research and teaching, and/or professional practice.
  • A commitment to participation in student recruiting activities and community outreach.

Desired qualifications: 

  • Degree in interior architecture/design.
  • Established reputation as a skilled instructor.
  • An awareness of university expectations for tenure and promotion or qualifications that predict success in this process.
  • Research and/or creative scholarship that exhibits an established research agenda with originality and significance, nationally.
  • PhD in related field and/or a studio-based master’s, exceptions may be considered based on outstanding career achievements.
  • NCIDQ Certification, or the ability to qualify and pass the exam by 2023.
  • Professional experience in a design firm.
  • Degrees in multiple disciplines.

Review of applications will begin on April 15th, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualified candidates should send:

Please submit the following application materials to apply.interfolio.com/85456:

  • Cover letter of intent
  • Current curriculum vita
  • Statement of research/creative activity program and goals
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Complete contact information for three references
  • Digital portfolio of your work
  • Digital portfolio your student’s work if applicable

 

Please send electronic materials to:

Tasha Herrell
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Therrel2@utk.edu
865.974.5267

For more information on the position, please contact Liz Teston, Search Committee Chair, eteston@utk.edu, 865.974.3424.

For more information on the College of Architecture + Design see: archdesign.utk.edu

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Specialties Desired:
Terminal degree in related field

Contact:
Liz Teston, Director
UTK
1715 Volunteer Blvd. Ste 229
Knoxville TN 37996
US
Phone: 8659743424
eteston@utk.edu

Assistant Professor of Interior Design – 03/23/2021

Date Posted: 03/23/2021

Assistant Professor of Interior Design, non-tenure track (or Instructor, non-terminal degree)

Fort Hays State University Department of Art & Design

Position Description:
Fort Hays State University’s Department of Art and Design is seeking applications for a full-time faculty position in Interior Design to begin fall 2021 (9-month contract) with option for renewal. The Department of Art and Design seeks a candidate who is engaged in experimental explorations, creative processes, and practical applications to real world problems. The candidate is expected to provide students with inspiration, leadership, mentorship and technical guidance. We are looking for a candidate who can foster growth in the interior design concentration and has the ability to adapt to new developments in the field and incorporate them into cross-curricular teaching and practice.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • All candidates must possess, at minimum, the terminal degree of MFA in Interior Design; OR must have a minimum of a master’s degree plus 18 credit hours of graduate coursework completed toward the MFA degree; degree must be completed within a timeline to be determined between the chair and the candidate.
  • Evidence (professional portfolio) of creative accomplishments, excellence in writing and interpersonal communication skills in the field of interior design.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MFA in Interior Design or related area;
  • Minimum interior design experience of two years in industry or equivalent experience;
  • Teaching experience (graduate teaching assistantship is acceptable, additional weight assigned to those with experience at CIDA accredited institutions);
  • Experience with the CIDA accreditation process;
  • NCIDQ Certification or NCIDQ-eligible;
  • Evidence of innovative teaching strategies in design studios with focuses including, but not limited to, foundation-level interior design and graphics, corporate workplace projects, furniture design, and community engaged design projects;
  • Demonstrated ability and experience using or teaching industry-standard design software, including but not limited to Autodesk/AutoCAD/Revit, SketchUp and the Adobe Creative Suite;
  • Membership in professional organizations such as ASID, IIDA, IDEC, etc.;
  • Evidence of collaboration with a diverse student, faculty, and staff population and inclusion of various cultural perspectives within curriculum;
    • Evidence of interdisciplinary cooperation (Applied Technology, Business/Industry).

 

Rank: Assistant Professor of Interior Design, non-tenure track (or Instructor, non-terminal degree)

Appointment Date: August, 2021

Application Deadline: Priority deadline of April 12, 2021; position will remain open until filled.

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Teach introductory and advanced interior design courses in subjects such as textiles, color theory, commercial design, history of interior design, and space planning to meet department needs;
  • Teach other basic courses or general education courses as needed within the department
  • Develop and help create proper curriculum for the interior design degree program following the CIDA requirements;
  • Work with other interior design faculty to further oversee/develop the curriculum;
  • Assist in guiding the integration of technology in the interior design program;
  • Share in the advising and mentoring of interior design students;
  • Work towards future CIDA accreditation for the interior design program;
  • Participate as an advisor in the student IDSA organization;
  • Perform departmental and university service and maintain an active scholarly/creative activity agenda: 60% Teaching, 20% Service, and 20% Scholarship/Research;
  • Demonstrate collegiality, professionalism, and a strong commitment to teaching excellence and the university mission.
  • Communicate and collaborate with faculty in the Department of Applied Technology.

 

Application Process: To apply for this position, please visit https://fhsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/CAREERS. Only electronic applications submitted through the webpage will be accepted.

Required Application Documents: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, statement of teaching philosophy, a portfolio of work consisting of approximately 20 images, evidence of teaching excellence if available (e.g. 10-20 images of student work, awards, publications, etc.). The portfolio can be in the form of a PDF or a website. Also required are copies of all university showing graduate coursework, and names and contact information for three professional references (include email, telephone, and nature of association).

 

Applicant documents should be submitted in one PDF.

 

If you have questions regarding the position, please contact:
Name: Colin Schmidtberger, Search Committee Chair, Instructor of Interior Design and Director of the Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art and Patricia A. Schmidt Gallery Lobby
Email: cjschmidtberger3@fhsu.edu
Phone: 785.628.5829

 

About the Department:

The Department of Art and Design at Fort Hays State University is excited to present a new state-of-the-art facility and art gallery opening in Fall 2019. This 47,000+ square foot art facility—along with the newly constructed 8,000+ square foot sculpture facility—will be equipped with the latest technology and innovation in studio and design allowing for future growth and opportunities.

The Department of Art and Design offers a Bachelor of Arts in Studio Art, Art Education or Art History and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with five concentrations: Graphic Design, Interior Design, Photography, Studio Art (Drawing, Printmaking, Painting, Sculpture, and Ceramics), and Studio Art with Teacher Certification. Our innovative Master of Fine Arts program allows students to enroll year-round or as low residency in some of the programs. The department also offers a Master of Liberal Studies with a concentration in Art/Art History. In addition, the department offers courses in the general education program including Approaches to Creativity, Fundamentals and Appreciation of Art, and Survey of Art History. Art and Design students at Fort Hays State University are part of a vibrant community of student and faculty artists who enjoy producing their own artwork and collaborating on group projects. They work closely with mentor professors, who guide hands-on learning experiences and help develop students’ talents and gain confidence as an artist, designer or arts educator. For more information about the department, please visit http://www.fhsu.edu/art-and-design/.

 

Department Mission:

The Department of Art and Design at Fort Hays State University is dedicated to preparing majors in its degree programs with a foundation of aesthetic understanding and creativity, an enhanced technical skill set, and a productive work ethic. Art majors experience a high degree of faculty interaction and rigorous periodic review in preparation for employment in the design profession, as working artists, public or private educators, and entry into graduate school. Research activity and artistic production by faculty members enhances the learning experience for students. Partnerships, through practicum and intern placement, strengthen the department’s position as a leader in design, fine arts, and teacher training in Kansas and the High Plains region. The Department of Art and Design has recently entered into partnerships with Hays businesses, which allows for greater local visibility, and more importantly, an increase in student exhibition opportunities. Additionally, exhibitions in the Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art serve to connect the university and regional communities with diverse and expanded artistic expressions. Fort Hays State University’s leadership position in visual art in higher education is the result of the department’s vision, its inherited tradition of excellence, and its commitment to growth and influence. The success of the Department of Art and Design is due to the university’s vision and support, and to our belief in the core values of the art student-artist/teacher relationship, and our commitment to the effort required to achieve meaningful results.

Specialties Desired:
Terminal degree in interior design

Contact:
Colin Schmidtberger, Search Committee Chair, Instructor of Interior Design and Director of the Moss-Thorns Gallery of Art
Fort Hays State University Department of Art & Design
Schmidt Foundation Center for Art & Design
710 College Drive
Hays KS 67601
United States of America
Phone: 785.628.5829
cjschmidtberger3@fhsu.edu

Assistant or Associate Professor – 03/23/2021

Date Posted: 03/23/2021

Assistant or Associate Professor

UTK

Job Details:

School of Interior Architecture, College of Architecture and Design, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Interior Architecture Fellow, Assistant Professor of Practice

The School of Interior Architecture within the College of Architecture + Design at the University of Tennessee invites applications for a full-time (1.0 FTE), nine-month, tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant professor or associate professor to begin August 1, 2021. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in creative and meaningful ways to advance the discipline, diversity, and intercultural goals of the University.

As a collective, the faculty seeks to advance the discipline by situating spatially-driven interior architecture, maker culture, design research, and theories of interiority at the forefront of our teaching and research. Overall, the College’s larger values underpin these diverse approaches to design education, including cross-disciplinary collaboration, digital fabrication, community engagement, established research presentations, publications, and creative scholarship. As a land grant institution, we also have a public commitment to our students and the state to promote a variety of diverse perspectives.

The School offers a Bachelor of Science in Interior Architecture within a highly competitive professional program attracting over 200 first-year applicants across the United States. There are approximately 30-40 students in each cohort year, with the total number of students equaling approximately 140. The School is located in the College of Architecture and Design with the Schools of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Design, and we share the building with the School of Art. The position offers rich opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration. The School is distinguished with recent national and international student and faculty awards. DesignIntelligence ranked the school 9th “Most hired from” amongst comparable universities in 2020. Student accolades include Metropolis Magazine’s Future100 and five Gensler Brinkmann Scholarships since 2015. The program was reaccredited by the Council of Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) in spring 2018.

 

Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, Interior Architecture

Job Duties and Responsibilities

The successful candidate will join the Interior Architecture program to become part of a progressive design education environment. The curriculum encourage cross-disciplinary studies and collaborations, and prepares students for professional practice.

 

The School of Interior Architecture seeks a full-time faculty member to teach at all levels in the undergraduate BSIA program. The position includes teaching, research/creative activity, and service; each category’s workload assignments are commiserate with our institution’s R1 Carnegie Classification. The candidate will contribute to the development of undergraduate minors and a future graduate curriculum. The successful candidate will develop/expand a nationally recognized scholarly program and engage in peer-reviewed scholarship or creative activity.

 

We celebrate the rich identities and multiple perspectives within our college, university, and the broader community through a design culture that is deeply rooted in making, problem-solving, critical thinking, service, and social responsibility. We welcome candidates with an array of research and teaching interests that may include the below:

  • Intersection between practice and design research
  • Evidence-based design
  • Emergent technologies
  • Participatory design
  • Social and ecological sustainability
  • Latent lighting and material tactics
  • Multisensory storytelling
  • Workplace futures
  • Other areas not listed are welcomed

Required qualifications: 

  • Terminal degree and one degree in interior architecture/design, architecture, or related discipline.
  • Evidence of promise as a skilled instructor and the ability to teach undergraduate interior architecture studios.
  • Research and/or creative scholarship that exhibits promise of a cohesive agenda at a national level.
  • Instructional integration and competency of both digital and analog skills.
  • A spirit of entrepreneurial initiative in pursuing actively engaged, multi-disciplinary collaborations, and external partnerships.
  • Ability to thrive and contribute to a collegial and collaborative working environment.
  • A proven record of incorporating equity and inclusion into research and teaching, and/or professional practice.
  • A commitment to participation in student recruiting activities and community outreach.

Desired qualifications: 

  • Degree in interior architecture/design.
  • Established reputation as a skilled instructor.
  • An awareness of university expectations for tenure and promotion or qualifications that predict success in this process.
  • Research and/or creative scholarship that exhibits an established research agenda with originality and significance, nationally.
  • PhD in related field and/or a studio-based master’s, exceptions may be considered based on outstanding career achievements.
  • NCIDQ Certification, or the ability to qualify and pass the exam by 2023.
  • Professional experience in a design firm.
  • Degrees in multiple disciplines.

Review of applications will begin on April 15th, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled.

Qualified candidates should send:

Please submit the following application materials to apply.interfolio.com/85456:

  • Cover letter of intent
  • Current curriculum vita
  • Statement of research/creative activity program and goals
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Complete contact information for three references
  • Digital portfolio of your work
  • Digital portfolio your student’s work if applicable

 

Please send electronic materials to:
Tasha Herrell
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Therrel2@utk.edu
865.974.5267

For more information on the position, please contact Liz Teston, Search Committee Chair, eteston@utk.edu, 865.974.3424.

For more information on the College of Architecture + Design see: archdesign.utk.edu

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

 

Specialties Desired:
Terminal degree in related field

Contact:
Liz Teston, Director
UTK
1715 Volunteer Blvd. Ste 229
Knoxville TN 37996
US
Phone: 8659743424
eteston@utk.edu

Assistant Professor of Practice – 03/22/2021

Date Posted: 03/22/2021

Assistant Professor of Practice

University of Tennessee / Knoxville

 

Position Description:

The School of Interior Architecture invites applications for the 2020 fellowship. The full time (1.0 FTE), nine-month position, is to be awarded for 1- 3 years (based on experience and / or promise of excellence) to somebody at or near the beginning of a teaching career. The appointment will be at the rank of Assistant Professor of Practice in the School of Interior Architecture at the University of Tennessee College of Architecture and Design in Knoxville. The position begins August 1, 2021 and salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Apply here- https://apply.interfolio.com/85461

The school offers a Bachelor of Science in Interior Architecture within in a highly competitive professional program attracting over 400 first year applicants across the United States. There are approximately 40-50 students in each cohort year, with the total number of students in the program equaling approximately 140. The school is located in the College of Architecture and Design with the School of Architecture, School of Landscape Architecture, School of Design, and we share the building with the School of Art. The position offers rich opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration. The school is distinguished with recent national and international student and faculty awards including Highly Commended in the international 2017 Undergraduate Awards, and four consecutive years of students placing first and second in the national Gensler Scholarship. The program was reaccredited by the Council of Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) in spring of 2018. DesignIntelligence ranked the school 11th “Most hired from” among comparable universities.

 

Interior Architecture Fellow Job duties and Responsibilities

Fellows are engaged in a fulltime position and will pursue teaching and design research, creative scholarship, or a critical project that broadens the discipline. The Fellowship also requires a presentation and exhibit of the design research, supported by a modest research fund. This will be a full-time, non-tenure track appointment. The fellowship recognizes outstanding design educators who link design activity and studio instruction in the discipline of interior architecture. A typical instructional assignment is 75% teaching a semester in all levels of the undergraduate interior architecture curriculum. The teaching load will be reduced by one course to 50% the final semester to allow for the final development of the project exhibition and presentation.

 

This position presents a unique opportunity for candidates who have an interest in:

  • Practice-based research / business and entrepreneurship
  • Evidence-based design
  • Revit
  • Integrated technologies (arduino, VR, etc.)
  • Neuroscience, eye tracking, EEG scans, etc.
  • Color / Materiality / LEED
  • Storytelling: Graphic / 4-d (time based) representation
  • Lighting
  • Workplace strategies
  • Or other research areas

Qualifications
Required qualifications:

  • Terminal degree and one degree in interior architecture or interior design or architecture or related discipline.
  • The ability to instruct undergraduate interior architecture studios.
  • “Both and” instructional integration and competency of digital and analog skills in the design studio classroom.
  • Professional experience in an architecture office, design firm or evidence of an emerging research agenda.
  • Ability to thrive in a collegial and collaborative working environment.
  • Commitment to incorporate into their research and teaching equity and inclusion.

 

Desired qualifications:

  • Degrees in multiple disciplines.
  • Demonstrated potential for successful peer-reviewed research, competition awards, or design awards.
  • Studio based master’s degree.

 

Eligibility

Designers from a range of allied design professions and disciplines who are interested in operating in an educational capacity and can demonstrate a significant engagement with interior architecture are encouraged to apply.

Review of applications will begin on April 15th, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

 

Application Instructions
Please submit the following application materials:

  • Cover letter of intent
  • Curriculum Vita
  • One Page Statement of Proposed Fellowship Activity Program and Goals
  • Complete contact information for three references
  • Digital portfolio of your work

For more information on the position please contact Hochung Kim, Search Committee Chair, hkim96@utk.edu.

For more information on the College of Architecture + Design see: archdesign.utk.edu

Contact:
Milagros Zingoni, Director: School of Interior Architecture; Director: Diversity, Equity and Incl
University of Tennessee / Knoxville
1715 Volunteer Blvd
Suite 229
Knoxville TN 37996
United States
Phone: 8659745265
mzingoni@utk.edu

Assistant or Associate Professor-Interior Design – 03/16/2021

Date Posted: 03/16/2021

Assistant or Associate Professor-Interior Design

Sam Houston State University, College of Arts and Media

 

Position Description:

Usual Duties

The Department of Family and Consumer Sciences is one of four departments in the College of Health Sciences, and the Interior Design program is one of four undergraduate programs in the department. The Department invites applications for the position of Program Coordinator of Interior Design at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The department offers a B.S. or B.A. in Interior Design and holds accreditation from the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD).

Sam Houston State University has a diverse student population and the Department seeks to recruit and retain a diverse faculty. Qualified applicants with experience working in diverse settings and/or who demonstrate a commitment to serving diverse student populations are strongly encouraged to apply.

Duties of the position include teaching undergraduate courses in all levels of the Interior Design program. Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, and the Adobe Creative Suite are a must. Membership in at least one of the following organizations: IDEC, IIDA, ASID, AIA is preferred. In addition to overseeing the program accreditation processes and reviews, the Program Coordinator duties include coordinating program assessment, updating the course catalog, mentoring students, and overseeing program curriculum development. The successful candidate will be responsible for fostering and maintaining industry relationships to help students with networking, internships, and being aware of current trends in interior design. Additional expectations include service to the department, college, and university as well as maintaining scholarly/creative activities.

Time allocation for this position is 75/25, with 75% allotted to teaching undergraduate and graduate students, research, and service; and 25% to managing the Program Coordinator duties which includes the responsibilities, as determined by CIDA, and the needs of the interior design program and department.

The position is a tenure-track, nine-month position with potential for summer employment.

Degree Requirements

Applicants must have a Master’s degree or Ph.D. in Interior Design or closely related field. At least one degree must be in interior design.

Experience Requirements

A minimum of three years teaching experience at the post-secondary level and minimum of 3 years professional experience is preferred. Prior leadership experience as well as participation in the CIDA accreditation process and preparation of self-study reports is also desired.

Other Requirements for the Position

Applicants must also hold NCIDQ certification. A state license and at least one of the following credentials/certifications: LEED-AP, AAHID, WELL-AP, or EDAC is preferred

Special Instructions Summary

To ensure full consideration, applications must be submitted online and should include:

  • A letter of interest for the position detailing professional and teaching experience as well as research agenda for the next 3 to 5 years.
  • Curriculum Vita
  • PDF sample portfolio of student and/or professional design work
  • Names and contact information for three professional references.

Review of Candidates will begin immediately.

Beginning Date

08/17/2021

Quick Link

Applicants please apply at: http://shsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/25372

EEO Statement

Sam Houston State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Plan Employer and Smoke/Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, ancestry, marital status, citizenship, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Sam Houston State University is an “at will” employer. Employees with a contract will have additional terms and conditions. Security sensitive positions at SHSU require background checks in accordance with Education Code 51.215.

 

Specialties Desired:

  • Experience teaching at graduate level
  • Experience teaching at undergraduate level
  • NCIDQ certification
  • Terminal degree in interior design

 

Contact:

Dr. Rebecca Finley
Professor of Art, Photography
Sam Houston State University, College of Arts and Media

Department of Art #418J
1741 Bobby K. Marks Drive
Huntsville, TX 77340
United States
Phone: 936-294-3418
rlf001@shsu.edu

Assistant Professor – 03/10/2021

Date Posted: 03/10/2021

Assistant Professor

West Virginia University

 

Position Description:

The School of Design and Community Development in West Virginia University’s Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design (http://davis.wvu.edu/) in Morgantown, WV, invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the Interior Architecture program. Appointment will begin on January 2, 2022.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Teaching – The faculty member will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the following areas: commercial design, universal design, building technologies, and/or other areas of need. They will also actively participate in undergraduate and graduate student advising, curriculum development, development of online course content, and the advising of student organizations.

Research – The candidate will be expected to develop an externally funded, nationally recognized research program that complements existing program strengths in interior architecture and the School of Design and Community Development.

Service – The faculty member will engage in professional outreach activities and actively participate in university, community, and professional service activities. The faculty member will participate in program and school meetings, and contribute to course, curriculum and program assessment activities. They will also contribute to CIDA accreditation activities as needed.

 

University and Program:

West Virginia University, designated as a Research University (High Research Activity), is a comprehensive, land-grant institution with an enrollment of over 29,000 students and includes a highly regarded Medical Center and Law School http://www.wvu.edu. The University is situated in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, 75 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA, within easy driving distance of major eastern metropolitan areas including NYC and Washington, DC. Morgantown – West Virginia’s fourth largest city – recently was rated No. 1 Small City in America, Best Small City in the East, and 3rd Best Small Town in the nation. These high ratings resulted from its mix of intellectual, cultural, and social amenities; university services (including medical); year-round summer and winter outdoor recreational opportunities; small town warmth; and a public school system that has been rated in the top two percentile in academic performance nationwide. The School of Design and Community Development offers the following majors: Agricultural & Extension Education, Design Studies, Fashion Design, Fashion Merchandising, Interior Design, Environmental and Community Planning, and Landscape Architecture. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate students are enrolled in Interior Design. Additional information is available at http://www.design.wvu.edu.

 

Application:
Applicants may apply for the position at https://careers.wvu.edu/career-opportunities and navigate to the position title listed above.

Upload the following documents for application:
1)    Letter of application that discusses qualifications for the position.
2)    Curriculum vitae, including a list of courses taught with dates.
3)    A philosophy of teaching statement.
4)    A research goals and achievements statement.
5)    Letters of recommendation from three professional references.
6)    A Design and Teaching Portfolio.

Direct inquires to Peter Butler, Director of the School of Design and Community Development at peter.butler@mail.wvu.edu. Review of applications will begin April 1st, 2021.

 

Qualifications

Required: Candidates must have a terminal masters (e.g. MFA, MID, MArch) or doctorate in interior design or interior design-related field. Candidates must be NCIDQ certified by appointment date.

Preferred: In addition to the required qualifications, we desire applicants with professional design experience in a commercial field who is proficient in the application of digital technology to design. Proficiencies should include Revit, AutoCad, and Adobe Creative Cloud.

All required qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at https://talentandculture.wvu.edu/.

West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff, and students, and invites applications from all qualified applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics, disability, or Veteran status

 

Specialties Desired:
Terminal degree in interior design

 

Contact:

Pam Brookover
Assistant Professor – Interior Architecture and Design Studies
West Virginia University
1194 Evansdale Drive
Ag Sciences Bldg., Room 4305
Morgantown, WV 26506-6108
United States
Phone: 304.293.2482
pamala.brookover@mail.wvu.edu

Assistant Professor of Interior Design – 03/03/2021

Date Posted: 03/03/2021

 

Assistant Professor of Interior Design

Ball State University

Department of Construction Management & Interior Design

The Department of Construction Management and Interior Design invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 20, 2021.

The Department of Construction Management and Interior Design is home to a vibrant and collegial work environment. The Interior Design program consists of six full-time faculty and approximately 130 students who enter through a rigorous selective-entry process. The program has been continuously CIDA accredited since 2007.

Candidates must demonstrate strong ability for teaching undergraduate and graduate lecture and/or studio courses. Develop new courses as required by the Interior Design program. The standard assigned teaching load is 12 semester hours; however, the teaching load for faculty working toward tenure is 9 hours with a research load of 3 hours.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in interior design, architecture, environmental design, or equivalent curriculum (Ph.D., MFA, or M. ARCH) from an accredited institution conferred on or before August 20, 2021.
  • A record of successful teaching in higher education, as demonstrated by teaching evaluations, reappointment, or other means. Teaching experience may be gained concurrently with degree.
  • Minimum of two years’ relevant professional experience in healthcare design, evidence-based design, human centered design. Experience should be full-time and in a professional, managerial and/or supervisory capacity.
  • Demonstrate teamwork skills as demonstrated by collaborative projects, committee service, or other means.

 

Employer will consider sponsorship.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant professional experience in interior design or architecture.
  • Experience in healthcare design and/or evidence-based design.
  • Experience in teaching interior design studios and graduate courses.
  • Relevant professional registration/licensure/certifications (e.g., NICDQ, LEED, EDAC, WELL certificate etc).
  • Evidence of scholarship through publications, presentations, and successful grant proposals.
  • Successful involvement with professional organizations in the discipline.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and interact effectively with faculty and staff to contribute to the strategic plan for the Department of Construction Management and Interior Design, R. Wayne Estopinal College of Architecture and Planning, and Ball State University.

 

Apply online at: https://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/24041. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae, teaching statement/portfolio, and cover letter addressed to Shireen Kanakri. Three (3) letters of recommendation will be required as candidates advance to the final stage in the interview process. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earner is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through April 17, 2021.

Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states, and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.

The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.

The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave.  For further information regarding benefits please visit: https://cms.bsu.edu/About/AdministrativeOffices/HumanResources/Jobs/Benefits-and-Community/Faculty

Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.

 

Specialties Desired:

  • Administrative Experience
  • Experience teaching at graduate level
  • NCIDQ certification
  • Terminal degree in interior design

 

Contact:

Katherine Stoss
Ball State University
2000 W University Ave
Muncie, IN 47306
United States
(765) 285-1864
hrads@bsu.edu

Assistant Teaching Professor – Interior Design – 02/25/2021

Date Posted: 02/25/2021

 

Assistant Teaching Professor – Interior Design

The University of Southern Mississippi

 

Position Description:

Special Instructions to Applicants
Please include cover letter, CV/resume, transcripts, teaching philosophy and contact information for three references.  In addition, please submit a single PDF portfolio of your professional design work along with examples of your teaching portfolio.  Click here to apply.

 

Job Summary
Full-time, 9-month, non-tenure track, Assistant Teaching Professor in the Interior Design Program within the School of Construction and Design.  The expected start date will be August 2021.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Teaching four undergraduate courses per semester (studio and lecture)
  • Maintain regular office hours (4-days a week)
  • Advise undergraduate students
  • Participate in service opportunities (program, school, college, university and/or community)
  • Attend faculty meetings
  • Provide end of the semester course assessment data
  • Participate in; School functions and student related organizations
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Minimum Qualifications 
  • Terminal degree in Interior Design or related fields
  •  Meets CIDQ eligibility requirements with plans to pass all sections of the CIDQ before the 2023 CIDA visit

 

Preferred Qualifications

  •  Experience in professional design practice
  • Prior teaching experience
  • Professional Certification:  NCIDQ
  • Other Certifications: LEED, WELL
  • Familiarity with CIDA accreditation guidelines and processes
  • Knowledge of industry specific software:  Autodesk products (Revit, AutoCAD), Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch Up

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Strong written and oral communication skills
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and collegially with students, staff, and faculty from diverse backgrounds, programs and colleges

 


About The University of Southern Mississippi
The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) is a comprehensive public research institution delivering transformative programs on campuses in Hattiesburg and Long Beach, at teaching and research sites in central and southern Mississippi, as well as online. Founded in 1910, USM is one of only 130 universities in the nation to earn the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education’s “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity” designation, and its robust research enterprise includes experts in ocean science and engineering, polymer science and engineering, and sport venue safety and security, among others.  USM is also one of only 40 institutions in the nation accredited in theatre, art and design, dance and music. As an economic driver, USM generates an annual economic impact of more than $600 million across the state. USM welcomes a diverse student body of approximately 15,000, representing 71 countries, all 50 states, and every county in Mississippi. USM students have collected four Truman Scholarships and 36 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships, while also leading Mississippi with 24 Goldwater Scholarships, an honor that recognizes the next generation of great research scientists. Home to the Golden Eagles, USM competes in 17 Division I sports sponsored by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). For more information, visit www.usm.edu.

As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer/Americans with Disabilities Act institution, The University of Southern Mississippi encourages minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities to apply.

 

Contact:

Claire Hamilton
Assoc. Professor
The University of Southern Mississippi
118 College Dr. #5138
Hattiesburg, MS 39406
United States
601-408-2524
Claire.hamilton@usm.edu

Interior Design Educator Asst. or Assoc. Professor – 02/24/2021

Date Posted: 02/24/2021

Interior Design Educator Asst. or Assoc. Professor

Radford University Design Department

 

Position Description:

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:
Holly Cline
Department Chair
Phone: 540-831-5932
E-mail: hcline@radford.edu

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.

All new hires to Radford University will be subject to E-Verify beginning June 1, 2011. E-Verify is administered by the U. S. Department of Homeland Security, USCIS-Verification Division and the Social Security Administration and allows participating employers to electronically verify employment eligibility.