Essential Functions: The successful candidate will teach courses in Interior Design and may teach in other areas of the department that connect to the candidate's research expertise. The candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, conduct a program of creative and/or scholarly work, contribute to curriculum development and other aspects of the intellectual life of the department, and provide appropriate professional service. Perform other duties as assigned. A typical teaching load involves five courses per year.
Qualifications: We are seeking an exceptional Interior Designer with a strong research practice and experience teaching Interior Design at the college level. A terminal degree in Interior Design, Interior Architecture or Architecture is required. Candidates should demonstrate ability to oversee curriculum development for an Interior Design concentration that lies within a Design degree. A research practice that addresses various aspects of design and social justice is also encouraged. The job is housed within an expansive department that includes Industrial Design, Graphic Design, and various Fine Arts concentrations; Candidates should demonstrate evidence of creative work consistent with expectations for a tenure-track position at a research university. Creative practice and scholarly works are to be demonstrated through publications, awards, exhibitions, grants, and/or other peer reviewed activities.
Internal Number: 76_208377
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Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.