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Assistant Professor of Interior Design
University of Nebraska-Lincoln

  • Sep. 30, 2016
  • Assistant Professor of Interior Design
  • College of Architecture
  • University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    Lincoln, NE
    United States
  • Jan. 9, 2017
  • August 2017
  • Assistant Professor
  • Design - Interior Design
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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Architecture is seeking a candidate to fill a full time, nine-month, tenure track assistant professor in the Interior Design Program effective fall 2017. The Interior Design faculty supports a CIDA accredited undergraduate program, as well as a blended-learning graduate program. The faculty seeks highly motivated candidates with an established design research trajectory who value excellence in design and have a passion for teaching.

Candidates should be versed in the discipline of Interior Design with the desire to be part of a collaborative team dedicated to the advancement of an emerging interdisciplinary college within a land-grant institution. As part of this vision, we are seeking candidates with impressive backgrounds in research, who can contribute to the program at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Specific contributions to the interior design curriculum would include: the development and delivery of an Environmental Behavior and Social Factors of Design required core course, 3rd and 4th year undergraduate design studio instruction, MS-ID primary thesis advisor for graduate students, and the ability to develop seminar courses in his or her research area for both undergraduate and graduate level students.

The Interior Design Program is situated within the College of Architecture along with the programs of Community and Regional Planning, Architecture, and Landscape Architecture. Collectively the College faculty forms a culture of collaborative teaching and research that values cross-program and interdisciplinary initiatives. The active learning environment in the undergraduate Interior Design Program is centered around studio-based learning and provides students with an extraordinary education in the design of the built environment. The Master of Science in Architecture with a Specialization in Interior Design is a 36-credit hour, online research and scholarly based program. Students who enter this nationally recognized program are working towards careers in Interior Design research or academic settings. For more information about our College of Architecture, Interior Design Program and Degrees, and constituent Programs, please see

Required qualifications at time of application:
1. Masters Degree in Interior Design, or related field.
2. NCIDQ Certified, or eligible to become NCIDQ qualified.

Preferred qualifications at time of application:
1. Experience in professional practice and teaching.
2. Record of creative practice and design-research.
3. PhD (completed, or ABD). Areas of expertise may include but are not limited to: Environmental Behavior & Social Factors of Design, Health & Wellness, Education & Learning Environments, Sustainable Design & Environmental Responsibility, Interior Design Theory.

Application deadline: review of applications will begin on January 9, 2017, and will remain open until the position is filled.

Salary and rank: will be competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Submission process: To be considered for this position, please go to, requisition F_160208, and click on "Apply to this job." Candidates should upload the specific submission requirements listed below:

1. A full curriculum vitae
2. Contact information for three references (please provide name, title, address, telephone number, and email)
3. A statement outlining professional experience, design-research goals, and teaching philosophy
4. An electronic portfolio demonstrating your qualifications for the position (25 pages & 5omb max). This may include, but is not limited to: professional, scholarly, and creative work in practice or academia. Submit online or email to Lori Bennett Baumli at

Please direct any inquires to: and include "Faculty Position in Interior Design" in the subject line.

The University of Nebraska‐Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work‐life balance, and dual careers. See

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  • Mark Hinchman
    College of Architecture
    University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    Lincoln, NE


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