Full-Time Lecturer (Interior Design)
Salary: Depends on Qualifications
Job_Type: Full Time
Location: Main Campus
The School of Visual and Built Environments (SVBE) in the College of Engineering & Technology at Eastern Michigan University invites applications for a full-time lecturer position in the Interior Design Program beginning fall 2021. IDE is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) along with the National Association of Schools of Arts and Design (NASAD).
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
The successful applicant must have the ability to teach a variety of Interior Design courses that fulfill the IDE curriculum goals and objectives; support the develop and maintenance of curriculum; participate in services to support students. The ability to teach lecture and studio courses will give one a mixed schedule.
- Teach contractual (FTL contract) load of undergraduate and/or graduate courses as assigned by the school.
- Assign and submit grades in accordance with established University schedules.
- Keep posted office hours during the week that are scheduled at times most beneficial to students.
- Attend and participate in the scheduled program, school or college meetings and functions as directed.
- Support program recruiting and special events.
- Engage in pursuits that enable one to remain current in the respective discipline.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
- Master's degree or above in interior design, architecture or related field of study,
- Preferably hold NCIDQ credentials or AIA registered architect. Hold other credentials (e.g., LEED, WELL, EBD, etc.),
- The successful candidate must have effective communication and interpersonal skills with a desire to engage in excellent teaching with 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, including design theory, human-centered design, drafting/CAD/Revit, rendering skills, sustainability/LEED, codes, environmental systems, and other design-related software/VR.
Preference will be given to the candidate who has experience in the following areas:
- A record of successful professional and teaching experience (full or part-time),
- Proven skills in directing student and/or team projects,
- Variety of skills with software related to design presentation,
- Community networking for studio projects.
Applications must include 1) a specific letter of interest, 2) a complete vita or resume that includes three references with contact information, one of which must come from industry, and 3) brief statements of teaching philosophy, including a list of courses taught.
Review of applications will begin May 2021 and continue until the position is filled.
EMU enrolls approximately 16,000 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.
Eastern Michigan University offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance; a TIAA-CREF retirement plan with employer contributions; an outstanding vacation and time off policy; a tuition waiver program and much more.
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