Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Interior Architecture & Design)

Job description

Job ID: 44310

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular


Interior Architecture & Design

The Department of Interior Architecture & Design at Florida State University announces an open tenure-earning faculty position. This position is a nine-month tenure-earning Assistant rank teaching research, and service position. Appointment begins August 2019.


In order to be considered for this position, a candidate must be able to teach undergraduate-level technology courses, design studio(s), and other areas of interest such as lighting and/or sustainability. Candidates must also be capable of advising graduate students through the thesis process and demonstrate activity in research and/or creative scholarship.

Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the following areas:
-Design studio
-CAD, BIM, Adobe Suite and related software
-Lighting and/or Sustainability
-Other areas of special interest to the candidate

Engage in research and/or creative scholarship and seek external funding. Render service to the university, state, community and the profession. Participate in innovative teaching and curriculum development. Mentor upper division undergraduate and graduate level students. Chair or be a member of thesis committees. Actively participate in academic and/or professional organizations. Participate in departmental service opportunities. Participate in College and/or University service as appropriate


MFA / M. Arch. / Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Interior Design or related field by August 15, 2019. MS / MA degrees with significant professional experience and demonstrated research may also be considered.
Demonstrated ability to conduct research and/or creative scholarship.
Demonstrated ability to use design-oriented technologies for teaching and/or scholarly work.
Demonstrated record of scholarly publications/conference presentations.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms.
NCIDQ and/or NCARB certification, or the ability to achieve certification within 12 months of employment.
Teaching experience at the graduate level
Ability to teach software unique to the design profession.


-Teaching experience at the graduate level.
-Five years or more of professional practice experience.
-Demonstrated competency and proficiency in hand, digital and hybrid forms of visual design
-Other qualifications such as LEED, WELL, or EDAC

Contact Info

Applicants should submit all required documents either as a single pdf online or a mailed hard copy to:

Marlo Ransdell, Search Committee Chair, Department of Interior Architecture & Design, Florida State University, 143 Honors Way, The William Johnston Building, Mail Code 1231, Tallahassee, FL 32306-1231. Email: [email protected] Files over 5MB in size should be submitted to Select "Drop-off" and proceed with submitting your information.

Email confirmation of document receipt will be provided. Questions regarding applications may be directed to Marlo Ransdell at [email protected] or Lisa Waxman at [email protected] (850.644.8326). Please note that hard copy materials WILL NOT be returned to the sender.

Pay Plan

This is a Faculty position. Nine month appointment beginning August 2019. Salary commensurate with qualifications Further information can be found at the Department of Interior Architecture &
Design website at

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check. The background check will be conducted as authorized and in accordance with University Policy 4-OP-C-7-B11.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita. Review of applications will occur on a continual basis as they are received up until the deadline noted on the FSU job listings website. Applications must be postmarked and/or time-stamped on the day submitted within the time and date specified on FSU's job site (noted in the announcement).

Submit the following directly to the departmental search committee:
- letter indicating interest and qualifications for the position
- statement of philosophy of teaching, research, and service interests
- curriculum vita or resume
- digital portfolio of personal research and/or creative work and student work from courses previously taught
- Names, phone numbers and e-mails of three professional references

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Job No:
Posted: 10/18/2018
Application Due: 12/17/2018
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