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Associate/Full Professor and Department Chair

Post Date:

April 10, 2017


University of Missouri


Columbia, MO


The Architectural Studies Department at the University of Missouri is seeing Associate/Full Professor and Department Chair (12 month academic/administrative position; tenure track) who would provide leadership and strategic vision for a well-established, accredited design program that successfully integrates architectural studies and interior design; and lead departmental mission to inspire the next generation of human-centered designers to use innovative, emerging technologies and design for social and environmental well-being. The successful candidate will perform duties of department chairs as described in the University of Missouri CRR. Applicants from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

QUALIFICATIONS: Required: Earned doctorate with a minimum of one professional degree in interior design, architecture, or related design field; teaching effectiveness and research excellence; ability to lead an accredited design program. Preferred: National reputation and leadership in relevant professional organizations; NCIDQ certification; Evidence of community engagement experience.

RESPONSIBILITES: Represent the needs and the aspirations of the department, and be the principal executive officer of the department with responsibilities to include financial, personnel, instructional, and student relations; lead the interior design program accreditation; teach undergraduate and graduate courses; student advising and mentorship; conduct, publish, and disseminate research; develop and maintain productive relationships with industry partners and external stakeholders and foster long-term relationships; engage in entrepreneurial and advancement activities to secure funding for departmental growth and goal attainment; lead and provide vision for state and regional specialists in MU Extension Housing and Environmental Design; Serve on college and university committees.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 1 for early consideration. However, open until position filled.

Full descriptions of the position is available from (Job# 22479). All correspondence and questions should be sent to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Jung Ha-Brookshire at The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. The University of Missouri does not discriminate on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. To request ADA accommodations, please contact our ADA Coordinator at 573-884-7278 (V/TTY).

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