Teaching Assistant Professor

Job description

Job Title:

Teaching Assistant Professor

Position Number :


Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

Department :

AAH Interior Dsgn and Merchandising

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Division :

Academic Affairs

Classification Title :

Teaching Asst Professor

Working Title :

Teaching Assistant Professor

Number of Vacancies :


Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

Job Category :

Faculty (Teaching)

Organizational Unit Overview:

The College of Health and Human Performance has six units: Human Development and Family Science, Health Education and Promotion, Interior Design and Merchandising, Kinesiology, Recreation and Leisure Studies, and a School of Social Work. These academic units are responsible for teaching the courses and advising students in each unit.

The Department of Interior Design and Merchandising offers two academic programs and a variety of experiences for students. Our academic programs include a BS in Interior Design and a BS in Fashion Merchandising and Consumer Studies. The BS in Merchandising has two distinct concentrations in Fashion and the other in Interiors. All of our programs are fully accredited

Job Duties :

The Department of Interior Design and Merchandising at East Carolina University has a position open for a Teaching Assistant Professor in Interior Design. This is a fixed-term nine-month appointment, available beginning August 2021. Teaching, and appropriate service to the university, community and profession are expected.

Responsibilities are to teach undergraduate studio and lecture courses in kitchen and bath design, and at least five of the following design specialties: 3-D design, graphic presentation, drafting and presentation software, model construction, residential design, commercial design, design for wellness, hospitality design, interior construction and detailing, building systems, building codes, materials and specifications, human behavior, historic interiors, or professional practice.

Other duties may include:
provide services to the university and community, participate in the continued development of the undergraduate interior design program, and maintain contacts and activity with professional associations and industries.

Contingent upon availability of funds.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Terminal degree in interior design or related discipline, such as, but not limited to, interior architecture. Two years of demonstrated successful experience in university teaching, scholarship, and service.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :


Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Two years demonstrated successful experience in the practice of interior design.

The following certifications are preferred:
• National Council for Interior Design Qualification
• Evidence-Based Design Accreditation and Certification
• Architectural Registration Examination
• NKBA Certified Kitchen Designer
• NKBA Certified Kitchen Educator
• NKBA Certified Bath Designer
• NKBA Certified Bath Educator

Special Instructions to Applicant :

East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online (www.jobs.ecu.edu) in order to be considered for the position. In addition to creating the candidate profile, candidates must submit the following materials online:
(1) letter of application addressing the qualifications and responsibilities of position.
(2) names and contact information for two to three professional references.
(3) current curriculum vitae.
(4) Unofficial copies of all academic transcripts.

Incomplete applications cannot be considered.

Applicants should be prepared to provide a digital portfolio of professional design projects and student work upon being selected for an interview.

As part of the screening process, the references provided may be contacted.

Official transcripts, two to three letters of reference, criminal background check, and proper documentation of identity and employability are required at the time of employment.

Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered by the applicant in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to:
Lee Gaylord (IDMR Search 932068)
1000 East 5th Street
ECU Rivers West 238
Mailstop 505
Greenville, NC 27858

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Additional Instructions to Applicant:

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable.

Job Open Date :


Open Until Filled:


Initial Screening Begins :


Rank Level:

Not Applicable

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East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.




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Job No:
Posted: 1/24/2021
Application Due: 4/24/2021
Work Type: Full Time