The Department of Interior Design at Iowa State University (ISU) is seeking candidates to join us as a tenure-track Assistant Professor, starting Fall 2024. We are searching for an enthusiastic and dedicated design educator willing to offer innovative approaches to design pedagogy on teaching design studios, theory and other lecture courses. Applicants should be interested in creating and fostering design excellence and value interdisciplinary collaboration.
Teaching and Curriculum Development: Develop and deliver courses related to health and well-being, ensuring high-quality education. Create engaging and innovative instructional materials and methods to foster learning and promote health and well-being. Support undergraduate and graduate students through their educational experiences.
Research and Innovation: Stay current with trends and research in health and well-being. Contribute to research efforts aimed at enhancing the effectiveness of our programs and initiatives.
Service: Provide service to the department, college, and the broader ISU community, and external discipline-specific organizations.
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/or 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).
NCIDQ certified or eligible.
Evidence of teaching experience or professional practice across the program curricula.
Demonstrated evidence of national and/or international scholarship.
LEED, WELL, EDAC, CAPS certification, or other relevant certification(s).
Department/Program & College Description:
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. The Department of Interior Design is a CIDA accredited program that offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design (BFA), a Master of Arts in Interior Design (MA), a Master of Fine Arts in Interior Design (MFA), and an interdisciplinary double degree with the Department of Architecture (MA-MArch). The department also offers experiential learning in immersive study abroad programs, a professional internship program, many interdisciplinary opportunities, and strategic collaborations with other highly ranked colleges and departments.
The approximately 200 undergraduate students, 15 graduate students and 12 faculty members who comprise the Department of Interior Design share a commitment to excellence. Over the past decade, ISU interior design students and design studios have won multiple national and international awards, including 17 winners or finalists in the Hospitality Design Awards since 2008, and students have participated in several Venice Biennale Sessions. The department is recognized for its development of interdisciplinary collaborations.
To apply for this position, please click on âApplyâ and complete the Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter or attach the following:
1) Cover letter
2) A curriculum vitae (include a list of courses taught, if available).
3) Teaching philosophy (1-2 pages)
4) Statement of research/creative scholarship (1-2 pages)
5) Portfolio of creative works and student works (up to 20 pages)
* Candidates will be required to submit contact information for three references before the campus interview.
To ensure full consideration, application must be received by March 15th, 2024.
Inquiries regarding this position may be directed to the faculty search chair, Dr. Daejin Kim 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 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.