Louisiana State University

Assistant Professor of Interior Design


The School of Interior Design at Louisiana State University invites applications for one full time, nine-month, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to scholarly productivity, teaching excellence, and service to the university and profession. Candidates are expected to develop and teach innovative design studios, core courses that integrate design with specialized knowledge, and electives enriched by the candidate’s area of design and/or creative scholarship. The typical teaching load includes one 6 credit design studio and one 3 credit core course or elective each semester. Applicants holding a Ph.D. will have opportunities to participate in the multi-track Doctor of Design degree program in the College of Art + Design. The appointment will be effective August, 2020.

Minimum Qualifications:
Terminal degree in Interior Design or a closely related field.
Provides evidence of, or the potential for, teaching effectiveness, scholarly activity, and service to the university and community.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to candidates who have one or more of the following qualifications:
• A professional degree in Interior Design or Interior Architecture
• A Ph.D. in design or a related discipline
• NCIDQ Certification
• Evidence-Based Design Accreditation and Certification, LEED Accredited Professional and/or WELL Accredited Professional
• Ability to integrate digital design technologies in teaching
• A successful record of previous teaching experience in interior design
• A record of successful publication of research and/or creative activities

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Please provide a letter of application with a narrative description of your background, interests and qualifications for the position (3-page maximum). Describe courses you are qualified to teach and classes you have taught in the past, your research interests and scholarly activities, and relevant practice experience. Submissions must also include a curriculum vita (including e-mail address), the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references, and examples of teaching and scholarly/creative work. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application; however, original transcripts are required prior to hire.

Learn more or apply for this position here: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/LSU—Baton-Rouge/Assistant-Professor-of-Interior-Design_R00041722