Job Details


Tenure-Track Position in Interior Architecture

Post Date:

November 13, 2017


Kansas State University


Manhattan, KS


- About this role -

We are searching for a colleague with creative energy, passion and vision for the future of the Interior Architecture & Product Design Department at Kansas State University. The successful candidate will value research, design, and making, have a collaborative spirit, and contribute at multiple levels of the curriculum. We aspire to find a colleague who embodies the four core values: versatility, collegiality, coherence, and peer evaluation.

- About us -
The interdisciplinary and active learning environment of IAPD provides students with an extraordinary education. Our hybrid degree, interweaves interior architecture, product design, and furniture design to create the next generation of professionals ready to design at multiple scales. In our degree, innovation and the art of ‘making’ intersect with evidence-based design.

- What you'll need to succeed -
Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Terminal degree in Interior Architecture, Interior Design, Architecture, or a related field.
  • Ability to teach design studios across the curriculum.
  • Ability to develop and teach lectures and seminars in one or more required areas of our curriculum.
  • Ability to develop a scholarly/creative agenda related to his or her academic/professional expertise.
  • Capability to integrate digital design technology into his or her design studio teaching.
  • A minimum of 3 years of demonstrable professional design experience in Interior Design, Interior Architecture, or Architecture.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three or more years of creative professional practice experience in Product/Industrial Design.
  • Diverse design background and ability to teach design thinking at multiple scales.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching design studios and capability to serve in a design studio leadership role.
  • Established scholarly/creative agenda.
  • Record of service to the academic and professional communities

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