Assistant or Associate Professor of Interior Design
Iowa State University
Location: Ames, Iowa
Internal Number: R10186
Faculty Position Information:
Assistant or Associate Professor of Interior Design
ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF INTERIOR DESIGN
The Department of Interior Design in the College of Design at Iowa State University (ISU) invites outstanding applicants for one full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the open rank of Assistant or Associate Professor beginning August 16, 2023. We are seeking a colleague with a strong spirit of collaboration in supporting and advancing the departmentâs vision.
Position Duties and Responsibilities:
Applicants must demonstrate pedagogical competency and scholarship, or potential for scholarship, in one or more areas of specialization. For example, but not limited to:
Digital visualization and 3D fabrication
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality
Interior design history
Building construction and technology
Studio specialization/practice in hospitality, residential, or experiential design.
The position offers opportunities to work with undergraduate and graduate students, as well as the possibility of teaching in the College of Designâs interdisciplinary programs. Responsibilities include: teaching design studios, large lectures, and seminar courses; maintaining an active record of creative research and scholarship in interior design related areas; advising undergraduate students; mentoring and teaching graduate students, and participating in service activities within the department, college, and university.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Terminal Degree in Interior Design/Interior Architecture or Design Related Discipline (Ph.D., M.F.A., M. Arch., or equivalent)
Evidence of teaching experience or professional practice
For consideration for the appointment of tenure at the Associate Professor rank, an applicant must possess experience and evidence of scholarly credentials that meet the tenure and professional rank standards of ISU and its peer institutions.
Demonstrated evidence of national and/or international scholarship.
NCIDQ certified or eligible.
University level teaching of 1-3 years or more.
Professional practice experience in interior design or related discipline(s).
Innovative pedagogy, including the use of emerging technology to enhance learning.
LEED, WELL, EDAC certification, or other relevant certification(s).
The Department of Interior Design is a vibrant program in the College of Design at Iowa State University, along with Architecture, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Art and Visual Culture, Landscape Architecture, and Community and Regional Planning. Interdisciplinary design experience is highly regarded. The department offers CIDA accredited BFA in Interior Design, and MFA and MA in Interior Design.
By focusing on the future and providing the best student experience possible, Iowa State attracts students and faculty who want to make a difference. With a comprehensive land-grant mission: education, research, extension, and outreach; we produce scholars whose ideas change the world. ThroughÂ Innovate at Iowa State, we provide innovative and entrepreneurial opportunities for students of all backgrounds.
Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University's Principles of Community.
Proposed Start Date:
August 16, 2023
Number of Months Employed Per Year:
09 Month Work Period
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. However, to ensure full consideration, application must be received by January 17th, 2023.
All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university's verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check.
To apply for this position, please visit and apply online at: www.jobs.iastate.edu. Please complete the online employment application. Be prepared to submit:
Letter of application
A Full curriculum vitae (include a list of courses taught, if available)
Statement of research/creative scholarship
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion statement
Contact information for three references (please provide name, title, address, telephone number, and email)
Portfolio of creative work/student work, if applicable
Academic writing sample, if applicable
Inquiries regarding this position may be directed to the faculty search chair, Jae-Hwa Lee at email@example.com. If you have questions regarding this application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.
Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive considerations for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Our Iowa State Employees enjoy comprehensive health and work-life benefits, including medical and dental; as well as:
Retirement benefits, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans;
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.