Assistant Professor in Interior Design

Employer
Texas State University
Location
San Marcos
Closing date
Sep 19, 2021

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Position Title:

Assistant Professor in Interior Design

Job Posting Number:

20229TTL

Job Location:

San Marcos

Department:

School of Family & Consumer Sciences

Position Description:

The Interior Design Program in the School of Family and Consumer Sciences (FCS) at Texas State University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position. This is a full-time position with a nine-month academic year appointment with the possibility of summer teaching.
Texas State, a Hispanic-Serving Institution with Emerging Research status, is located in central Texas between two large metropolitan areas, Austin and San Antonio. FCS mirrors Texas State University’s value of diversity in our faculty and student body. The Interior Design Program enrolls approximately 287 majors with seven full-time faculty members serving the program. The program is accredited through the Council of Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). Graduates are qualified for careers helping others improve interior environments while expressing their own creative abilities. Texas State’s interior design students gain skills and knowledge in ideation and concept development, sketching, drafting, space planning, stylistic history, design theory, materials, building systems, life safety codes, and business practices. Graduates are academically prepared to take the National Council for Interior Design Qualifications (NCIDQ) examination that must be passed to register as an interior designer in Texas and many other states.
Responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses, supervising design projects and portfolio development, developing and revising curricula to meet accreditation standards; conducting and publishing high-quality peer-reviewed scholarly research/creative activities; and engaging in appropriate levels of service to the school, college, and to the profession.

All positions are subject to availability of funds.

Required Qualifications:

• Earned graduate degree in interior design or related field (e.g., M.F.A., M.I.D., M.Arch., M.S., M.A.).
• Ability to teach interior design studios and lecture classes across the program curricula.
• Demonstrated ability to engage in scholarly activity and/or creative works.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Doctorate in interior design or related field.
• At least one degree in interior design/architecture.
• Previous college level teaching experience.
• Professional experience in residential, healthcare, and/or commercial interior design practice
• National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) certification.
• LEED AP or WELL AP certification, and/or professional licensure.
• Active participation in professional organizations.
• Demonstrated ability to engage in scholarly activity and/or creative works.
• Demonstrated ability or potential to attract external funding.
• Ability to teach using design-oriented software, such as Revit, Auto CAD, Sketch-up, 3D Studio Max, and Adobe Creative Suite.

Application Procedures:

Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered, https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/35565.

To ensure full consideration, please submit the following by October 1, 2021:
1) current curriculum vitae;
2) a letter of intent describing experience and fit with the position;
3) the contact information for three references; and
4) in lieu of a document, a URL with a digital portfolio showcasing professional, research, and/or teaching output (Limit 10 pages).

The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities.

Proposed Start Date:

Fall 2022

Review Date:

10/01/2021

Open Until Filled?:

Yes

Legal Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System.

Why Work at Texas State?:

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor. A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Bolstered by research with relevance and innovation in creative and scholarly work in a full range of academic disciplines and a spirit of inclusiveness, Texas State seeks outstanding candidates for a variety of faculty positions.

Quick Link:

https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/35565

Organization

Texas State University seeks candidates whose professional background includes embracing a diversity of people and ideas, a spirit of inclusiveness, a global perspective, and a commitment to community-building.  As a federally designated Hispanic Serving Institution, we are especially interested in applicants who share a commitment to equity, and the high-quality education of students from historically underserved and systematically marginalized communities. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

About Texas State University

Texas State University is home to more than 38,000 students and 2,000 faculty members in the growing Austin-San Antonio corridor.  A member of the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie classification, the university creates new knowledge, fosters cultural and economic development, and prepares its growing population of diverse students for the endless possibilities that await them as citizens of Texas, the nation, and the world.

Students at Texas State choose from 98 undergraduate, 91 master’s and specialists, and 14 doctoral programs offered by 10 colleges (Applied Arts, The Emmett and Miriam McCoy College of Business Administration, Education, Fine Arts and Communication, Health Professions, Honors, Liberal Arts, Science and Engineering, The Graduate College, and the University College).  With a diverse campus community including 50% of the student body from ethnic minorities, Texas State is one of the top 13 producers of Hispanic baccalaureate graduates in the nation.  In fall 2019, there were 1,470 full-time faculty and 2,286 full-time staff.  Research and creative activities have led to growing success in attracting external support.  For FY 2019, Texas State had an annual operating budget of over $724 million. Texas State’s Research and Development expenditures for FY 2018 were more than $64 million.  The Alkek Library has more than 3.1 million titles in its collection.  Additional information about Texas State and its nationally recognized academic programs is available at www.txstate.edu.

Mission

Texas State University is a doctoral-granting, student-centered institution dedicated to excellence and innovation in teaching, research, including creative expression, and service. The university strives to create new knowledge, to embrace a diversity of people and ideas, to foster cultural and economic development, and to prepare its graduates to participate fully and freely as citizens of Texas, the nation and the world.

Locations

Texas State's San Marcos campus is located in a growing community of 63,000 people in the Austin Metropolitan Area. Located in the Texas Hill Country, where blackland prairies roll into beautiful hills, Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and oak trees on the campus add to the charm of the university’s picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides recreational activities for students throughout the year.

The Texas State Round Rock Campus is located north of Austin in Round Rock, TX. The Round Rock Campus offers the junior and senior level classes to complete a bachelor’s degree, graduate degrees, post baccalaureate certification, and continuing education programs. The university's vision for Round Rock is to continue to offer quality academic programs that meet the workforce needs of Texas, especially focusing on academic programs that appeal to working adults, and to serve as a hub of health professions research and education.

Some positions may require teaching on the main campus and at the Texas State University Round Rock Campus.

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Texas State University is a member of The Texas State University System. 

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

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Telephone
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Location
601 University Drive
San Marcos
Texas
78666
US

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