Department of Construction Management & Interior Design
Assistant Professor of Interior Design
Ball State University
Ball State University’s Department of Construction Management and Interior Design invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor starting August 21, 2020. The Department of Construction Management and Interior Design is home to a vibrant and collegial work environment. The Interior Design program consists of four full-time faculty and approximately 120 students who enter through a rigorous selective-entry process. The program has been continuously CIDA accredited since 2007.
Candidates must demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills. Teach undergraduate,graduate lecture and/or studio courses. Develop new courses as required by the Interior Design program. The standard assigned teaching load is 12 semester hours; however, the teaching load for faculty working toward tenure is 9 hours with a research load of 3 hours. Research and apply for external grants to advance the program scholarly capabilities. Participating in department, college and university service tasks as needed. Assist in obtaining and/or maintaining the Council for Interior Design Accreditation.
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, approximately 45 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 undergraduate and graduate students enroll each year in diverse academic programs on and off campus. Our students come from all Indiana counties, all 50 states and 68 countries to pursue knowledge in seven academic colleges offering 190 undergraduate majors, 130 undergraduate minors, 140 graduate programs and 200 study abroad programs.
The Ball State way is rooted in the Beneficence Pledge – a commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship, honesty and integrity, social responsibility, gratitude and valuing the intrinsic worth of each member of our community. Ball State students, faculty and staff are empowered in a culture that believes in them and demands they believe in themselves. They are partners in an innovative, immersive approach to education. They are supported by living and learning facilities that enable intellectual curiosity. We graduate scholars who are changing the world, and we’ve dedicated our University to do the same.
The university offers an excellent wellness program and extensive benefits offerings to include a generous paid time off package and paid parental leave. For further information regarding benefits please visit:
Ball State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status or any other legally protected status.
Minimum qualifications: Terminal degree in interior design, architecture, environmental design, or equivalent curriculum (Ph.D., MFA, or M.ARCH) from an accredited college or university. Minimum of two years’ relevant professional experience.
Employer will consider sponsorship.
Preferred qualifications: Ph.D. is preferred with at least one degree in interior design. Capable of teaching graduate courses in health care design. Capable of teaching technical design software (e.g. Revit, Studio Max). Teaching experience in interior design. Evidence of involvement with professional organizations in the discipline. Professional certification such as NCIDQ, LEED, EDAC, and/or WELL certification. Ability to work cooperatively and interact effectively with faculty and staff to contribute to the strategic plan for the Department of Construction Management and Interior Design, College of Architecture and Planning, and Ball State University.
Apply online at: http://bsu.peopleadmin.com/postings/19703. Include the following documents with your application: curriculum vitae, portfolio (professional and student), and cover letter addressed to Mr. Reza Ahmadi. If you have any questions please contact Mr. Ahmadi at email@example.com or 765-285-1471. The option to upload transcripts is available. Original, official transcripts showing the highest related degree earned is required at the time of hire (even if obtained at BSU). Degree verification will be conducted.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will be accepted through January 17, 2020.
About Ball State University
Ball State University is located in Muncie, Indiana, on an attractive campus 50 miles northeast of Indianapolis. Approximately 21,000 graduate and undergraduate students enroll in one of seven academic colleges that offer 187 undergraduate programs, 99 master’s programs, and 16 doctoral programs. Ball State aspires to be the model of the most student-centered and community-engaged of the 21st century public research universities, transforming entrepreneurial learners into impactful leaders – committed to improving the quality of life for all.