Posting Number: F-0822 College/Unit: College of Education & Human Services Home Department: Fashion, Interior Design & Merchandising Employee Group: Tenure-Track Faculty - Academic Year Employment Status: Full-Time Position Type: 9 month (Academic Year) Position Classification: Tenure Track Faculty Position Begin Date: 08/19/2024 Position End Date:
Position Summary: The Central Michigan University College of Education & Human Services is seeking to hire a highly qualified full-time, 9-month, tenure track position in the dual-accredited undergraduate Interior Design program, with an anticipated start date of August 19, 2024, and no later than January 9, 2025. This position will require teaching undergraduate courses in interior design with expertise in one of the following specialty areas:
Design Processes, involving both application and documentation, encompassing the integration of creativity, functional analysis, building systems, and problem-solving within human-centered design studio classes, e.g., hospitality, special user groups, and mixed-use design.
Please indicate the rank and track for which you wish to be considered: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor. The successful candidate should maintain a record appropriate to rank of teaching, scholarly and creative activities including publications and grant writing. Candidates applying for the Associate or full Professor position should demonstrate a well-established record of scholarship, service, and evidence of excellence in teaching. The expectations will be commensurate with the level being sought (Assistant, Associate, or full Professor).
The successful candidate is expected to consistently uphold research endeavors throughout their career. The candidate will participate in activities such as curriculum development; advising undergraduate students; providing service to the department, college, university and community; as well as maintaining accreditation standards for CIDA and NASAD.
Terminal degree (Ph.D., M.F.A., M. Arch., or equivalent) with at least one graduate degree in Interior Design or a related field is required at the time employment begins; will consider ABD candidates for the rank of Assistant Professor, however, first reappointment will be contingent upon degree completion.
NCIDQ certification or progress towards completion within one year.
Evidence of college-level teaching effectiveness.
Evidence of successful scholarly and creatively activities.
Experience with and competency in industry-standard software.
Evidence of excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication in English.
Affiliation with professional organizations in the discipline.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
Competency in industry-standard software AutoCAD and Revit.
WELL AP, LEED AP, AAHID, CAPS certification or other professional certifications.
Experience with online teaching.
Previous experience in interior design professional practice.
Demonstrated effective undergraduate advising.
Demonstrated effective recruitment and outreach activities.
Message to Applicants: You must submit an online application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.
Cover letters may be addressed to the Hiring Committee. Please upload your teaching portfolio under 'Work Sample,' and your professional portfolio under 'Other Document 1.'
Position will remain open until filled, although priority consideration will be given to applications completed by January 3, 2024.
Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community. About the Department: The Department of Fashion, Interior Design and Merchandising offers a B.A., B.S. or B.A.A. in Interior Design. The program serves ~100 majors and minors. The program has a history of strong internship placement, as well as opportunities for study abroad every other year.
Please visit our website for more information about our curriculum, faculty members, and about Central Michigan University.
Posting Begins: 11/07/2023 Posting Ends: Open Until Filled: Yes Type of Recruitment: External
About CMU: Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.
We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, masters, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.
CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.
Central is home to 17 mens and womens Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.
CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. Its part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the states largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.
Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions - Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more - are within easy reach of the citys central location in Michigans Lower Peninsula.
CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.
CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see https://www.cmich.edu/offices-departments/OCRIE).
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CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter.
Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMUs Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Educations Assistant Secretary, or both.
CMUs Title IX Coordinator can be reached at:
Office: 103 E. Preston St.
Bovee University Center, suite 306
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858
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Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences. The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfil...ling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling. Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.