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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Interior Design

Post Date:

October 4, 2018


University of Missouri - Columbia


Columbia, MO


The Department of Architectural Studies at the University of Missouri invites applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank with an anticipated start date of Fall 2019. Our program is a hybrid program in interior design and architectural studies, and is one of the oldest and continuously accredited interior design programs in the country. We seek candidates with academic training and professional experience in interior design who can integrate innovative pedagogy in studios and lecture courses at the undergraduate level. The successful candidate is also expected to play an essential role in our graduate program, leading graduate-level seminar courses and supervising graduate projects as well as doctoral dissertations. We encourage applicants whose scholarship falls into one of the following areas aligned with emerging departmental and campus priorities:

  • Health and Well-being
  • Environmental and Social Sustainability
  • Learning Environments

Our program encourages interdisciplinary research, and we welcome varied theoretical and methodological perspectives. We are seeking a good colleague who can make a positive contribution to the missions of our department and college as well as the university. The candidate must have at least one degree related to interior design and also have National Council for Interior Design Qualification (NCIDQ) credentials or eligibility to pass the NCIDQ exam within two years. The salary for the position is commensurate with qualifications and experience, based on a nine-month tenure-track appointment. Detailed requirements for the position and details regarding application are available at More information about the Architectural Studies Department is available at Review of Candidates begins November 9, 2018. Applications submitted before this date will receive full consideration.


The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are likewise committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence. We are an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled and Veteran Employer. To request ADA accommodations, please call the Disability Inclusion and ADA Compliance Manager at 573-884-7278.

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