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).
Principle 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.
This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between EMU and the EMU Federation of Teachers (FTL), which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
Masters 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.
Preferred Qualifications: 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.
Internal Number: 13221
About Eastern Michigan University
Since its inception, Eastern Michigan, first as a Normal School, then as a College and finally as a University, has grown and developed to respond to the ever-changing needs of society. Over the years, EMU has educated thousands of sons and daughters of Michigan, the nation, and the world. The University currently serves 23,000 students who are pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University?s Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan?s exceptional faculty, students and alumni include CEOs from major businesses; a National Student Teacher of the Year, National Teacher of the Year, numerous Fulbright Scholars and Milken Family Foundation National Educators award winners; and several Michigan Teachers of the Year.