Lecturer and Program Coordinator in Interior Design
University of New Haven
Location: West Haven, Connecticut
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: #23-25F
University of New Haven: Faculty: College of Arts and Sciences: Art & Design
West Haven, CT
Apr 21, 2023
The Department of Art & Design at the University of New Haven invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track Lecturer in Interior Design and Program Coordinator position beginning Fall 2023.
The Department seeks to hire a creative and highly skilled colleague with expertise in Interior Design for a non-tenure-track appointment at the Lecturer rank with an anticipated start date of Fall 2023. Our program in Interior Design and Pre-Architecture is the only CIDA accredited Interior Design program in the state of Connecticut and is rapidly growing. This faculty position will play a crucial role in shaping the future and continued development of the Interior Design program. We seek candidates with an innovative approach to teaching foundational through upper division studio and lecture courses as well as the ability to play an essential role as Program Coordinator. The successful candidate will have an interdisciplinary mindset and interest in collaboration across the University’s colleges. We encourage applicants whose scholarship shows a commitment to health and well-being; three-tier sustainability; and diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in the built environment. The idea candidate is passionate about the intersections in emerging practices and technologies relevant to Interior Design.
Candidates are expected to actively participate in departmental, college and university-wide committee work; curriculum development; CIDA and NASAD accreditation; academic support services such as portfolio review and undergraduate advisement; student recruitment; and professional organizations.
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution that provides students with a combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities. UNH enrolls approximately 6,900 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more 5,100 undergraduates - the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, Pompea College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Tagliatela College of Engineering, and School of Health Sciences, UNH offers more than 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs.
1. A terminal degree in interior design or allied discipline such as architecture or interior architecture.
2. National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) certification or completion within two years is required.
3. Demonstrated ability to teach a variety of interior design studios and lectures integrating interior design theory and digital technology in a CIDA accredited program. Preference will be given to expertise in areas of visual communication; building systems and codes; lighting design; color theory; 3D rendering; multicultural aspects of design and/or professional practice. Interest in digital fabrication and emerging technologies is preferred.
4. Proficiency to teach AutoCAD, Revit, Enscape, Lumion, Adobe Creative Suite, SketchUp, and knowledge of additional interior design related rendering and virtual reality/augmented reality programs.
5. Demonstrated record of research and/or professional work in residential, commercial interior design or related field.
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.