Kansas State University

Assistant/Associate Professor in Interior Architecture

Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS

About this role
The Department of Interior Architecture and Product Design (IAPD) at Kansas State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position for the academic year beginning August 2020. The appointment will be at the rank of assistant or associate professor. K-State is a land grant institution and candidates should be committed to a tripartite mission of teaching, creative and/or scholarly research, and service. The candidate will teach in the interdisciplinary and active learning environment of IAPD, where innovation and the art of ‘making’ intersect with evidence-based design and colleagues from interior architecture, product design, furniture design, and foundational design work together to provide an extraordinary design education.

Why join us
The IAPD Department is housed in the College of Architecture, Planning and Design alongside the Architecture and Landscape Architecture and Regional and Community Planning Departments. This creates a robust environment of creative disciplines ripe with collaborative opportunities and infrastructure. We have also moved into a renovated and newly built building, Seaton Regnier Hall. This new facility has the latest technology and houses a world class facility with 20,000 sq. ft. of fabrication and research laboratories. The department offers a five-year Master of Interior Architecture and Product Design program and a three-year post-baccalaureate program.

Teaching: The main emphasis of this position is Interior Architecture. The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to teach undergraduate and graduate design studios across the curriculum at various scales and the capability to integrate contemporary methods into their teaching. The candidate should be able to develop lecture or seminar courses related to one or more of the following areas: lighting design, visual communications, sustainable design practices, design thinking, design theory, or digital fabrication.

Creative and Scholarly Agenda: The successful candidate will demonstrate ability to develop research and creative scholarship based on their teaching and creative interests/professional expertise. These interests will form the core of his or her scholarly/creative agenda and serve as the basis for promotion and advancement.

To apply or learn more about IAPD and Kansas State University visit our website at https://careers.k-state.edu/cw/en-us/job/508232/assistant-or-associate-professor-interior-architecture


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