THE DEPARTMENT: The School of Design is comprised of five undergraduate programs, three graduate programs, and the Vignelli Center for Design Studies. The undergraduate programs include 3D Digital Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and New Media Design. The graduate programs are Visual Communication Design, Industrial Design, and Integrative Design. Approximately 750 undergraduate and 90 graduate students are enrolled in the School of Design. To learn more about the programs in the School of Design, please visit https://www.rit.edu/artdesign/school-design.
THE COLLEGE RIT's College of Art and Design is the university's creative hub where art, design, science, and technology intersect. The Colleges four schools offer programs in Art, Design, Crafts, Film and Animation, Photography and Photographic Sciences. The range of innovative programs offers students a panoramic perspective from creating fine art using centuries-old methods to pushing the boundaries of digital creativity. The College of Art and Design has an enrollment of more than 1,700 undergraduate students and 300 graduate students. https://rit.edu/artdesign.
Detailed Job Description
The School of Design in the College of Art and Design at the Rochester Institute of Technology invites applicants to apply for a non-tenure track Lecturer position in the Interior Design program. Expectations include teaching five undergraduate classes per year in Interior Design, and three classes per year in another area of the School of Design; participating in innovative teaching and curriculum development; rendering service to the school, college, university, and/or community; career advising and mentoring undergraduate students; and participating in professional organizations important to the field of interior design.
RIT's undergraduate Interior Design B.F.A. degree is a multi-faceted program of study offering a comprehensive exploration of the architectural interior. Our curriculum synthesizes the theoretical constructs of design history with the technical requirements of space planning, building structure, sustainable systems, and design process to create inspiring, purposeful interior environments.
The program, accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA), features dedicated studio and lecture spaces, a physical and digital materials library and direct access to workshops, state of the art computer, VR and 3D printing labs. The world-renowned Vignelli Center for Design Studies archives serves as an invaluable resource for understanding the process and product of design by the world's most acclaimed designers.
Our experienced, professionally certified faculty impart technical design skills in a studio culture that promotes one on one discussions, teamwork and collaboration. We mentor students with a consciousness for global affairs and today's design challenges so that they may contribute to the profession with a deep-rooted understanding of society, culture and environment. By maximizing an array of academic and professional opportunities, our graduates are reshaping how we live in the world.
Faculty Position: Interior Design We are seeking an individual who has the ability and interest in contributing to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT's core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.
Required Minimum Qualifications
MFA, MA or MS in Interior Design, Environmental Design, or an M. Arch, MS Architecture, MS or MA in Interior Architecture or related degree.
Minimum three years of fulltime professional experience in interior design, architecture, industrial design, facilities and construction management or a related field.
Minimum two years teaching experience at the associates and/or baccalaureate level beyond a teaching assistantship.
Experience designing interior spaces with applicable codes and material applications.
Architectural drawing and computer proficiency with interior design and related software(s).
Demonstrated knowledge of one or more of the following: design theory, history, methodology, technology, and practices.
Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the colleges continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.
Required Minimum Education Level M Arch, MFA, MS, MA
Required Application Documents Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae or Resume, List of References, Portfolio of Students' Work, Portfolio of Work, Sample Syllabus, Statement of Diversity Contribution, Statement of Teaching Philosophy
PDF or provide a link to a website presenting ten examples of professional work
PDF or provide a link to a website presenting twenty examples of student work
You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at: Peter Byrne, School Director, School of Design, Rochester Institute of Technology via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To receive full consideration, all application materials should be received by January 13, 2020. The position will be open until an acceptable candidate is found.
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