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Tenure-track and Professor of Practice Faculty in Interior Design
Lawrence Technological University

Date Posted Nov. 15, 2023
Title Tenure-track and Professor of Practice Faculty in Interior Design
University Lawrence Technological University
Southfield, MI, United States
Department College of Architecture and Design
Application Deadline Dec. 15, 2023
Position Start Date August 2024
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
    Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Design - Interior Design
    Architecture/Landscape Architecture

SUMMARY: The College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) offers undergraduate and graduate degrees in a range of design-related disciplines with emphasis on professional practice and technological innovation. The College cultivates a broader multidisciplinary discussion within its university which presents design as having a central role.

The Department of Design, within the College of Architecture and Design, prepares students to critically engage creative inquiry, visual literacy, and design thinking, with an emphasis upon practical application and social responsibility. This is accomplished through a commitment to history, theory, and making within both traditional and emerging practices. Our methods embrace the dialogue between physical and digital approaches and technologies, and are designed to support the education of a new generation of innovators. 

You are interested in reaching beyond the moment and into the future of materials, practice, technologies, human behavior, collaboration, and cross-disciplinary opportunities to bring our outstanding students into the design disciplines of Interior Design, Architecture, Product Design, Transportation Design, Game Design and Graphic Design.

The appointment will commence in Fall 2024.


Teaching, service, student advising, and retention.


You have a deep interest in teaching, collaborative scholarship, and emerging technologies.  You have a terminal degree in Interior Design, Architecture or Interior Architecture from a CIDA-accepted interior design program or a NAAB-accredited architecture program; already have, or have the potential of, NCIDQ certification, and have experience  practicing in commercial design and the field of interiors.  

You’re able to demonstrate a combination of practice-based studio, as well as lecture-based teaching experience at the college level, and the ability to work with, advise, and promote a diverse student body.

You’re great at developing a creative professional network, and you would be excited to build a strong synergy between LTU and the Metro Detroit design scene.

If you can say “Yes, that’s me! I’m right here!” - check out for more information - but do so before 12.01.23 because we need you here.


The College of Architecture and Design believes that human differences enrich innovation, collaboration, and positive impact in a complex, global world. We commit to fostering an educational environment that welcomes and supports the experiences and perspectives from people of various dimensions of personhood. Our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion guides our approach to planning, teaching, research, and more.

CoAD is committed to fostering an equitable learning culture by:

  • Promoting a culture of respect for people of all races, ethnicities, national origins, gender identities, sexual orientations, citizenship status, disability status, socioeconomic status, religious commitments, and ages
  • Encouraging a civil, open exchange of ideas and dialogue Facilitating greater understanding of people from different backgrounds
  • Developing initiatives that increase access to and support within higher education and into the architecture and design industries
  • Committing to continuing to learn, develop, and be held accountable for DEI-related efforts


  • Candidates should upload a single PDF using this link.
  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • List of three references with contact information
  • Portfolio of relevant work that might include: creative work, professional work, and/or student work Statement describing the applicant’s scholarly and pedagogical philosophy

Applications will be reviewed commencing on December 1.

Applicants wishing to receive full consideration should submit materials prior to December 15.

Any questions may be directed to Jennifer O'Donnell-Jones at  

  • Lawrence Technological University (LTU) conducts pre-employment screening on initial candidates for all positions, which may include but is not limited to, a criminal background check, verification of academic credentials, license, certifications, and/or verification of work history.

    Lawrence Technological University is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer.

Please reference in your cover letter when
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Contact Information

  • Jen O'Donnell-Jones
    College of Architecture and Design
    Lawrence Technological University
    21000 W. Ten Mile Road
    Southfield, MI 48075
  • 248.204.2805


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