University of Texas at Arlington

Program Director in Interior Design

 

College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs
University of Texas at Arlington
Program Director in Interior Design

The College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs (CAPPA) at the University of Texas at Arlington seeks applicants for a Program Director in Interior Design to be hired at the rank of associate professor with tenure. This position will provide leadership and coordination for the CIDA-accredited Interior Design program, which grants a professional BS in interior design. With over 70 students, it is one of the fastest growing programs in the school. Candidates will be expected to teach studio and elective courses as well as provide administrative oversight for the program.

The School of Architecture is part of the multidisciplinary College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs, which is situated at the heart of Dallas-Fort Worth, a metropolitan region rich in possibilities for research, creative practice, and cultural exploration. The college includes professional degree programs in architecture, interior design, landscape architecture, planning, and public administration, as well as PhD programs in planning and public affairs, as well as the research centers of the Digital Architecture Research Consortium and the Institute for Urban Studies. The School of Architecture recently marked its 50th year of leading in the field of architectural education and has particular strengths in design-build, digital fabrication, and community engagement.

The School of Architecture is also central to realizing the goals of the university’s 2020 Strategic Plan, particularly in its emphasis on Sustainable Urban Communities (http://www.uta.edu/strategicplan/). Faculty with research interests that relate to this theme especially are encouraged to apply. The School also is committed to diversifying its faculty to better represent the student body, which is among the most diverse in the country. UT Arlington is certified as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education and is an internationally ranked Carnegie R-1 research institution with 43,000 students on-campus and a total enrollment of 58,000.

Required qualifications: All candidates must have earned a professional degree in Interior Design and a Master’s Degree in a related design discipline; substantial record of peer-reviewed creative practice and/or research commensurate with rank as tenured associate professor; substantial teaching experience.

Preferred qualifications: Experience mentoring women and minority faculty and students; research and/or creative practice focused in an area related to Sustainable Urban Communities as defined in the university’s 2020 Strategic Plan; administrative experience.  National Council for Interior Design Qualification NCIDQ registration: candidates without this qualification are expected to attain it within six months of hire.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 1th.  Review of the applications will begin on November 4th and continue through November 20, 2019. Applicants must apply online at https://uta.peopleadmin.com/. A complete application includes: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) summary of current and proposed research (max. two pages), 3) statement of teaching interests (max. one page), 4) portfolio of professional work and/or creative activity, and 5) names and email addresses of three references.

Questions regarding this position may be directed via email to Steve Quevedo, Search Committee Chair at squevedo@uta.edu. UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment based on sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. UTA is a tobacco free campus.