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Assistant Professor--Tenure Track/Interior Architecture & Design

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Work type: Faculty Full Time
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Tenure Track, Assistant Professor-Interior Architecture and Design

Work type: Faculty Full Time
Categories: Faculty

The Department of Art + Design in the College of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth invites applications for a tenure track position with a starting date and appointment of September 1, 2023. We seek a colleague with significant professional experience, actively engaged in contemporary Interior Architecture and Design, with significant teaching experience.

Candidates should be prepared to teach Interior Architecture and Design at the undergraduate level, from beginning to advanced courses.

Primary responsibility will consist of leading five studio courses or 15 credits per academic year. Additional responsibilities include maintaining a rigorous scholarly agenda, advising students, and participating in departmental, college, and university service. 

Minimum Qualifications: 

MFA, MID, MArch, MS (60 cr), MA (60 cr) or appropriate Master’s Degree in Interior Architecture and Design or aligned field; professional certification such as NCIDQ, LEED, and/or WELL certification; a demonstrated, significant record of professional or scholarly achievement; current professional engagement with the field of Interior Architecture and Design; well versed in the technology currently used in professional practice; knowledge and credentials appropriate for preparing students for licensure; and at least five years of college-level teaching experience. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Preferred qualifications:
Ideal candidates will have evidence of innovative cross-disciplinary practices, community engagement, sustainability design, a collaborative leadership style, and the ability to effectively work across programs and disciplines.

To apply please submit the following: a cover letter that outlines the candidate’s qualifications and interests in the position, a curriculum vitae, complete contact information for three professional references, a link to a web-based portfolio of your work, a link to a web-based portfolio of student work, a one-page document outlining teaching philosophy, a list of courses taught, three sample syllabi and three assignment descriptions. 

UMass Dartmouth offers exciting benefits such as:

75% Employer-Paid Health Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Life Insurance
Long Term Disability
State Pension Retirement Plan
Optional Retirement Savings Plans
Tuition Credit (Employee, Spouse, & Dependents)
Twelve (12) paid holidays
Paid personal, vacation, and sick time
And More!

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Applicants must be authorized for employment in the U.S. on a full time basis. Employment-based visa sponsorship not available.

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Review of completed applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  


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