Full-time Faculty, Interior Design
American International University – Kuwait City
for the 2020-2021 Academic year
American International University (AIU) is looking for dynamic and engaged full time faculty for its newly established School of Architecture and Design. We seek individuals who are passionate about teaching and mentoring students, building successful learning environments with students, and who collaboratively engage with faculty and mentor students.
AIU invites applicants for a full-time Faculty (Assistant, Associate) appointment in the Interior Design program. The ideal candidate is an innovative professional who leverages professional trends and technologies to deliver relevant classroom experiences. The successful candidate will be a leader and current, active member of the design field. The individual will also be able to utilize and teach both studio coursework as well as technical or supplemental courses, and demonstrate experience with standard industry tools including AutoCAD, Revit, Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Also, the candidate will possess the ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. The position carries the expectation for research and school and University service in addition to teaching responsibilities.
Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching related to their specific expertise within the professional Interior Design curriculum, and be able to work within a small program, specialized in personal attention. Also, we expect leadership in undergraduate programs, curriculum development, mentoring, and startups. We welcome candidates who will diversify our curriculum and our faculty regarding race, gender, and ethnicity.
Effective communication skills in English
University teaching experience
Commitment to excellence in teaching and scholarship
Interest and experience working effectively with a diverse university community
Ability and willingness to work collaboratively with faculty from a variety of disciplines
Interior Design: 5 years (Preferred)
University Teaching: 5 years (Preferred)
Master’s degree required
PhD degree in Interior Design or related field preferred
For more information about AIU visit: www.aiu.edu.kw