The School of Visual and Built Environments (SVBE) in the GameAbove College of Engineering & Technology at Eastern Michigan University invites applications for a Full-time Lecturer position in the Interior Design Program (IDE) beginning in winter 2024. IDE has 100 graduate and undergraduate students and is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) and the National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD).
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
Teach a contractual load of undergraduate courses or equivalent (15 cr hr.)
Assign and submit grades following established University schedules.
Attend and participate in scheduled school or college meetings and functions.
Support program recruiting and special events.
The successful applicant must have the ability to teach a variety of Interior Design courses that fulfill the IDE curriculum goals and objectives; develop and maintain curriculum for face-to-face or online teaching; provide support for students through advising and mentoring.
Working with students for recruiting, advising, and supporting student organizations.
The ability to teach lecture and studio courses will give one a mixed schedule.
An earned Master's degree in interior design, architecture, or a related field with an undergraduate or master's-level degree in interior design or architecture, or an MFA in a closely related field.
Hold NCIDQ credentials or AIA registered architect credentials.
The successful candidate must have effective communication and interpersonal skills with a desire to engage in excellent teaching with an evidence-demonstrated ability or potential to deliver high-quality instruction in lecture and studio courses.
Documented ability to learn and adapt to new teaching content areas and software.
Recognized knowledge of the key concepts and applications in Interior Design, from the following: design theory, human-centered or inclusive design, drafting/AutoCAD/Revit/Sketch Up, rendering skills, sustainability/LEED, WELL Building Standards, ADA codes, environmental systems, and other design-related software/VR.
Teach both Daytime and Evening
Attend required School meetings
Preference will be given to the candidate who has experience in the following areas:
More than three years of U.S. Interior Design industry experience.
5 years of successful professional and teaching experience (full or part-time).
Proven skills in directing student and/or team projects.
Community networking for student internships or studio projects
Applications must include 1) a specific letter of interest, 2) a complete vita or resume.
The review of applications will begin on December 18th, 2023, and continue until the position is filled.
EMU enrolls approximately 13,000 students and offers an outstanding benefits package and a collegial work environment. EMU's distinct mix of comprehensive academic resources, strong diverse community initiatives, focus on Education First, and nationally recognized undergraduate and graduate student research achievements set it apart. The campus is located in the Ypsilanti/Ann Arbor community, five miles from downtown Ann Arbor and 35 miles west of Detroit, MI, and Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
EMU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator that is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications from women, persons of color, applicants with disabilities, veterans, and members of other underrepresented groups.
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan's exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.