Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor (Interior Design and Merchandising)
East Carolina University
Location: Greenville, North Carolina
Internal Number: 66199
The Department of Interior Design and Merchandising (https://hhp.ecu.edu/idmr/) in the College of Health and Human Performance (https://hhp.ecu.edu/) at East Carolina University (ECU) (https://www.ecu.edu) invites applications for two non-tenure track positions with the title of Teaching Instructor or Teaching Assistant Professor. This is a fixed-term nine-month appointment, that will begin August 2024, with the possibility of starting in January 2024. The successful candidates will join an enthusiastic, open-minded, and collaborative community of educators-scholars. Yearly and multi-year appointments to be renewed contingent on performance and available funds. As a full member of the faculty body, the teaching faculty receives all the department's benefits, including professional development and relocation assistance.
They must possess the combination of education and experiences to:
Teach undergraduate residential and commercial courses.
Build relationships with the community, employ technology, and utilize strategies for connecting with industry.
Inspire and promote rigor, student success, and social mobility.
Teach a 4/4 course load in studio and lecture formats at varying levels in at least three of the following –
2-D and 3-D visualization and design
Drafting and presentation software consisting of SketchUp, AutoCAD, or Revit
Design for wellness
Interior construction and detailing
Building systems and codes
Virtual reality and artificial intelligence
Contingent upon availability of funds.
Special Instructions To Application:
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online (www.jobs.ecu.edu) in order to be considered for the position.
In addition to creating the candidate profile, candidates must submit the following materials online:
Letter of application
List of three references including contact information (References may be contacted as part of the screening process)
Three professional recommendation letters
Unofficial copies of all academic transcripts
A digital portfolio will be required if selected for interview.
Required at the time of employment:
Two to three original letters of reference,
A criminal background check,
Proper documentation of identity and employability are required.
Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system.
Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to:
Lee Gaylord (IDMR 932068) 1000 East 5th Street ECU Rivers West 238 Mailstop 505 Greenville, NC 27858
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Four plus years of practicing experience, over 18 hours of completed relevant master-level courses and demonstrated potential for effective teaching.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 932068
Organizational Unit Overview:
The Department of Interior Design and Merchandising offers undergraduate degree options in Interior Design as well as Fashion Merchandising and Consumer Studies. The Interior Design option is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and the department is positioning itself to also receive accreditation from the Textile and Apparel Programs Accreditation Commission (TAPAC). The unit boasts a talented and caring group of faculty, an active and committed advisory board, and passionate alumni and friends that all contribute to the successful development of well-prepared learners, important scholarship, and impactful service.
ECU is a part of the University of North Carolina system. We pride ourselves on our ability to serve the public, enhance student success, and transform the region. We are one of the largest universities in North Carolina, with almost 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. ECU is the only university in North Carolina with a dental school, medical school, and college of engineering and technology, recognized as a great institution nationally for cost, graduate programs, commitment to economic engagement, and a culture of care, belonging, and opportunity. Our main campus is in uptown Greenville, a rapidly expanding city and the eastern North Carolina region's predominant health, entertainment, financial, and educational hub. The city also has an ideal location within a short distance of the Outer Banks, Raleigh, Charlotte, Myrtle Beach, and Richmond, Virginia. To learn more about our home: https://working-at.ecu.edu/our-home/
To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access; prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society; develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change; discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond; transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and improves qualify of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics. We accomplish our mission through education, research, creative activities, and service while being good stewards of the resources entrusted to us. East Carolina University delivers on the promise of opportunity. We open doors. We improve lives. We transform the present, and we discover the future. In these ways and more, we serve our community, our state, our nation and our world as together we reach toward our greatest potential. Tomorrow starts here.