Lecturer, School of Interiors

Lexington, KY
Mar 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The School of Interiors at the University of Kentucky's College of Design seeks applicants for a full-time lecturer position with expertise in one or more of the following categories: Digital Media, Design Fabrication, Interior Design Professional Practice, Interior Construction, and Interior Building Systems. The assignment will begin on August 16, 2017 and will include a 2-year initial contract with annual reviews.

All faculty at the School of Interiors support the design centered curriculum by applying research, professional, and creative expertise to innovative studio, seminar, and/or lecture course offerings. The School seeks candidates who have experience in the profession and/or an agenda of scholarly research/creative work and who are committed to professional, scholarly, and teaching excellence. Teaching loads will consist of two studios and two additional courses per year. Preferred candidates for these positions must hold a terminal degree and at least one degree in Interior Design. Professional experience and NCIDQ certification is highly desirable. As a land-grant institution, university and professional service are an expectation.

The School of Interiors grants a CIDA-accredited professional degree at the undergraduate level. The school also has a post-professional master's degree program for design specialization. The College of Design includes the School of Architecture and the Department of Historic Preservation.

Applicants should apply via the UK Jobs site here: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/137659
and should include:

• Curriculum Vitae
• Cover Letter: to include a detailed explanation of qualifications for the position and interest
• Samples of teaching experience which can include syllabi and project statements (upload under Specific Request 1 - 9mb max)
• Samples of scholarly or creative work (upload under Specific Request 2 - 9mb max)

Please provide the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Patrick Lee Lucas, School of Interiors, 112 Pence Hall, University of Kentucky 40506-0041; Voice: 859-257-4835; email: patrickleelucas@uky.edu

Job Title
Lecturer, School of Interiors

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8N500:Sch of Interiors:Planning/Strategy/Desig

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

A terminal degree and at least one degree in Interior Design.

Required Related Experience

Professional experience and/or teaching experience.

Required License/ Registration/Certification

NCIDQ certification is highly desirable.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Open Untill Filled

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • Interior Design Educators Council
    • Environmental Design Research Association
    • Inside Higher Ed.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
  4. Specific Request 2
Optional Documents


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