University of Wisconsin - Madison

Teaching Professor in Interior Design


The Interior Architecture program within the Design Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is an internationally recognized program known for its innovative interdisciplinary research and broad-based professional education. Its mission is to combine research and design practice to improve people’s lives through human-centered design within the built environment.

Within this context, this position is responsible for delivering rigorous lecture, studio, and seminar instruction at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor will provide leadership in recruiting, teaching, and mentoring of undergraduate students, and to advise students on academic and career choices. The Interior Architecture (IA) program utilizes a co-teaching model for studio instruction, where practice- and research-focused faculty equally contribute to student’s learning experiences.

The position is responsible for developing a nationally competitive teaching program relevant to the multidisciplinary field of Environmental Design Research, with an emphasis on the dynamic relationship between people and their physical, social, and cultural environment in order to address various contemporary issues such as health and wellbeing, sustainability, and social justice.

The Assistant or Associate Teaching Professor will provide experience and expertise in commercial, hospitality, workplace, and/or healthcare building design with strong focus on construction, construction detailing, environmental control system (lighting, acoustics, and thermal comfort) and technical abilities to use design software to develop 3D models/rendering.

This position is expected to participate in undergraduate program development, innovation, and leadership as well as in department service, such as curriculum development, award jurying, advising, and faculty meeting attendance. In addition, service to the college, university and the profession is expected.

All applications must be submitted through the UW Jobs website. Please visit the following position listing for more information and a link to the application:

The deadline for assuring full consideration is October 15, 2022, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.