Assistant Professor in Interior Design

College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs
University of Texas at Arlington
Assistant Professor in Interior Design
Position Id: F00253P

Date posted: 6/09/21

Job Summary
The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at the University of Texas at Arlington ‎seeks applicants for a tenure-track faculty member in Interior Design to begin August 2021 or until ‎filled. Candidates will be expected to teach design studios as well as electives in their area of expertise. ‎

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The School of Architecture recently marked its 50th year of leading in the field of architectural ‎education. We now seek new faculty to help chart a course for its future. The school is part of the ‎multidisciplinary College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs in the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, ‎the 4th largest metro area in the country, a region rich in possibilities for research, creative practice, ‎and cultural exploration. The college includes professional degree programs in architecture, interior ‎design, landscape architecture, planning, and public administration, as well as Ph.D. programs in ‎planning and urban and public affairs that provide opportunities for collaboration amongst students ‎and faculty. The School has strong ties to the large professional design community in both Dallas and ‎Fort Worth. For more information, please visit www.uta.edu/cappa
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The successful candidate will join the Interior Design program to become part of the College of ‎Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at the University of Texas, Arlington. CAPPA is a ‎testing ground for the design and development of healthy, inclusive, environmentally and ecologically ‎responsive communities. Together the dynamic group of faculty and dedicated staff inspire, motivate, ‎and educate students to pursue excellence in academic scholarship, design practice, creative thinking ‎and critical reflection. ‎
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The Bachelor of Science in Interior Design is a is a CIDA accredited four-year interdisciplinary program ‎‎(128 credit hours), in partnership with architecture, focused on the design of interior environments. ‎Following the two-year Basic Studies sequence, the student completes two years of Major Studies, an ‎intensive series of courses and studios on the theory, history, skill, and practice of interior design. It is ‎the mission of the Program in Interior Design to prepare students for entry into the interior design ‎profession by supporting and encouraging their roles in the service of the health, safety, and welfare ‎of building users, as well as the creation of aesthetic environments. ‎

We welcome candidates with an array of research and teaching interests that may include:

  • Intersection between design practice and research
  • Evidence-based Design
  • Emerging Technologies
  • Environmental Design
  • Social and Ecological Sustainability
  • Lighting and Technology
  • Multisensory storytelling and UX
  • Workplace Futures (hybrid, neurodiversity, etc.)
  • Design Leadership
  • Interdisciplinary initiatives

As part of CAPPA, the Interior Design Program is committed to diversifying its faculty to better represent the student body it serves, which is among the most diverse in the country. The University of Texas at Arlington is the 5th most diverse higher education institution in the U.S. with an enrollment of approximately 60,000 students online and face-to-face. It received its designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education in 2014 and was recently designated as an ANNAPISI institution (Asian American, Native American, Pacific Islander Serving Institution).


Required Qualifications
A master’s degree in interior design or a related field with at least one degree in interior design or interior architecture; a track record of peer-reviewed research and/or creative scholarship exhibiting promise of a cohesive agenda to advance the mission of the program, school and college; NCIDQ Certification; a spirit of entrepreneurial initiative in pursuing actively engaged, multi-disciplinary collaborations, and ability to develop external partnerships; prior teaching experience and ability for instructional integration and competency of both digital and analog skills in a range of medium and software; applicants should have evidence of professional engagement and/or membership in design organizations as well as experience with CIDA accreditation.

Preferred Qualifications
Established reputation as an innovative, student centered instructor along with a proven record for incorporating equity and inclusion into research and teaching, and/or professional practice; a PhD in an area of research expertise aligned with the program or the School of Architecture; professional experience in a design firm as well as strong industry connections; demonstrate a commitment to participation in student engagement activities and community outreach; a collaborative and team-focused participation at the program, college, and university level.

To apply, applicants should go to https://uta.peopleadmin.com/ and submit the following: a 1) current curriculum vitae, 2) a cover letter with a clear statement of goals for research and/or creative practice, 3) a portfolio documenting teaching, peer-reviewed research and/or creative practice and 4) three references.

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

Yonsei University ‎
Department of Interior Architecture and Built Environment
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position

Date posted: 5/03/21

Job Details:

The Department of Interior Architecture and Built Environment at Yonsei University, Seoul, ‎Korea seeks applicants for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor. The candidates with a Ph.D. ‎degree in Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Architecture, or relevant field are highly ‎encouraged to apply for this position. Extensive research, design, teaching experience and an ‎understanding of curriculum focused on interior architecutre is desired. The candidates should ‎demonstrate the studio teaching capabilities for the first, second, third, and fourth year ‎students in Interior Architecture and Built Environment. ‎

The position will begin on March 1, 2022. ‎

The Department of Interior Architecture and Built Environment at Yonse University is the top-‎ranked program in Korea. We are seeking candidates who have an agenda of scholarly research ‎and creative work with commitment to professional, scholarly, and teaching excellence.

The department offers undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs for both domestic and ‎international students. As a tenure track faculty member, candidates will teach undergraduate ‎and graduate-level studio courses and lecture/seminar courses; mentor graduate thesis or ‎dissertation research, and be an active presence in the department, and relevant scholarly ‎organizations.‎

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. degree in Interior Architecutre, Interior Design, Architecutre, or relevant field. The degree must be conferred by March 1st, 2022.
  • At least one peer-reviewed scholarly journal article published in one of the SSCI, SCIE, or A&HCI indexed journals

 

Required Documents for the Application:
*Required Documents by 6 p.m. July 7th (W), Korea Standard Time-KST

  • All applicants should submit the documents below. ‎
    • Application form including the list of research outcomes and CV
    • Certificate of Doctoral Degree ‎
    • Academic transcript to show the date of degree conferred ‎
    • Doctoral dissertation ‎
    • A copy of five representative research outcomes since March 1st, 2017 ‎
    • Completed the summary form of representative research outcomes (Provided by Yonsei)‎

Additional Documents
Only for those who pass the 1st review will submit the documents below.

  • Original academic transcript with the date of degree conferred
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A copy of the entire research outcomes since March 1st, 2017

Important date for the application
All materials for should be mailed between June 2nd and July 7th, 2021 (Korean Standard ‎Time).‎
Review of application will begin July 14th, 2021‎

To apply, please click on the following link: https://faculty.yonsei.ac.kr/recruit/index.php?mid=K02&lang=en

For more information, please contact ‎
Dr. Hokyun Lim
Chair, Department of Interior Architecutre and Built Environment
College of Human Ecology, Yonsei University
Yoseiro 50, Seodaemungu, Seoul, Korea
Email:hglim@yonsei.ac.kr

The Department of Interior Architecture and Built Environment at Yonsei has a rich academic ‎tradition with an open-minded setting that supports diverse intellectual approaches. Yonsei ‎University is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, ‎faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We look forward to ‎your application. ‎

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 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