The Department of Interior Design is seeking a full-time (9 month), tenure-track assistant professor or tenure eligible associate professor with demonstrated ability to teach design studios as well as lecture/seminar courses in one or more areas of specialization. Applicants must demonstrate competency and scholarship, or potential for scholarship, in one or more areas of specialization. For example:
Studio specialization/practice (commercial/contract/workplace design, globalization and multi-cultural design, residential, experimental interior design, institutional design for education/government, furniture design, or other areas)
Computer visualization and virtual reality, design communication (hand and digital drafting, rendering, and sketching; rapid visualization; graphic representation; verbal; written)
Building codes (International Building codes, Fire codes, and ADA)
Interior materials and technology
Interior design history
Other areas of expertise.
The position offers opportunities to work with undergraduate and graduate students. Responsibilities include: teaching undergraduate design lectures, studios, and seminar courses; maintaining an active record of creative research and scholarship in interior design related areas; assisting in maintaining CIDA accreditation; advising undergraduate students; mentoring and teaching graduate students, and participating in service activities within the department, college, and university.
Required Education and Experience:
Terminal Degree in Interior Design/Interior Architecture or Design Related Discipline (Ph.D., M.F.A., M. Arch., or equivalent*), and at least one degree in Interior Design/Interior Architecture, and hold NCIDQ certification.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with faculty, students, staff, and/or community.
In addition, for consideration for the appointment of tenure at the Associate Professor rank, an applicant must have a minimum of six years of experience and evidence of level of scholarship, teaching, service, and excellence, commensurate with ISU and its peer institutions.
*Foreign equivalents to U.S. degrees are acceptable.
Preferred Education and Experience:
- Demonstrated evidence of national and/or international scholarship in specialized aspect(s) of interior design. - College level teaching experience. - Professional practice experience in interior design or related discipline(s). - Interdisciplinary instruction and/or research. - Record of seeking and securing grant funds. - Innovative pedagogy, including use of emerging technology to enhance learning. - LEED certification, WELL certification, or other relevant certification(s).
The guaranteed consideration date for this position is January 6, 2019, however applications may continue to be submitted until the position is filled.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com).
Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against.