The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Department of Interior Architecture (IARc) seeks to fill the position of Assistant/Associate Professor. IARc is a community of scholars active in design theory and practice who embrace a wide variety of disciplines that inform the design of the built environment, including interior design, architecture, product design, social sciences, historic preservation, the arts and humanities.
With nine full-time faculty and an enrollment of 190 undergraduates and 10 graduate students, the department offers a CIDA accredited first professional (BFA) in Interior Architecture, a post-professional (MFA) degree in Interior Architecture, and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Historic Preservation. Faculty are energetically engaged in a range of teaching and research scholarship activities that reflect our program’s core values: authenticity, community, innovation, and stewardship.
UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate population of 45% ethnic minority students. UNCG and the Department of Interior Architecture foster and environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool. We are an EOE/AA/M/F/D/V employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity. An ideal candidate for the position will be an open, energetic team player who contributes significantly to undergraduate and graduate education, design scholarship and creativity, and service to academic and professional institutions.
Appointment begins 01 August, 2020
• teach each semester one undergraduate or graduate level studio and support courses in historic preservation, community engagement, and/or related areas of expertise • continue an active program of peer-reviewed scholarship or creative activity • engage in an ongoing dialogue about the program and design practice • advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students • supervise student research projects and theses, including historic preservation certificate students • provide service to the department, college, university and community • oversee and advise the historic preservation certification in conjunction with the Graduate Studies Director
• expertise in historic preservation, community engagement, or related field • terminal degree in interior design or related field (MFA, MArch, PhD) • ability to teach undergraduate and graduate studios and in a support area related to the candidate’s expertise • professional credentials related to the candidate’s expertise • teaching experience, practical experience and/or digital design competency
Internal Number: 001726
About UNC Greensboro
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.