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Interior Architecture Academic Professional

Greensboro, NC
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

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Position Number001792Functional TitleInterior Architecture Academic ProfessionalPosition TypeNon-Tenure StreamPosition EclassFC - Faculty 9 month Non Leave earnUniversity Information

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro Department of Interior Architecture (IARc) seeks to fill the position of Academic Professional. Academic Professionals are practice‐oriented, professional, administrative and/or technical in nature. This is a one-year contract, with possibility of renewable to 3-year. IARc is a community of scholars active in design theory and practice who embrace a wide variety of disciplines that inform the design of the built environment, including interior design, architecture, product design, social sciences, historic preservation, the arts and humanities.

With nine full-time faculty and an enrollment of 190 undergraduates and 10 graduate students, the department offers a CIDA accredited first professional (BFA) in Interior Architecture, a post-professional (MFA) degree in Interior Architecture, and a post-baccalaureate certificate in Historic Preservation. Faculty are energetically engaged in a range of teaching and research scholarship activities that reflect our program’s core values: authenticity, community, innovation, and stewardship.

UNCG is a Minority Serving Institution, with an undergraduate population of 45% ethnic minority students. UNCG and the Department of Interior Architecture foster an environment of collaboration across departments and schools and support community-engaged research. UNCG is proud of the diversity of its student body and we seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool. We are an EOE/AA/M/F/D/V employer and are strongly committed to increasing faculty diversity. An ideal candidate for the position will be an open, energetic team player who contributes significantly to undergraduate and graduate education, design scholarship and creativity, and service to academic and professional institutions.

Position Summary

Appointment begins 01 August, 2020

•teach each semester one studio and one support course (graphics or related area of expertise)
•engage in scholarly, professional or creative activity
•engage in an ongoing dialogue about the program and design practice
•advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students
•supervise student research projects and theses
•provide service to the department, college, university and community

Minimum Qualifications

•previous experience teaching design on various levels, foundation through 4th year
•terminal degree in interior design or related field (MFA, MArch, PhD) by August 01, 2020
•interest in both digital and physical making and materiality

Preferred Qualifications

•practical experience and/or digital design competency preferred

Tenure StatusNot on TrackSpecial Instructions to Applicants

To apply for the position, electronically submit the following:

  • statement of interest
  • curriculum vita or resume
  • statement of research and creative activity with applicable examples such as a portfolio and/or publications
  • statement of teaching philosophy with examples of student work
  • names, mailing addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers for 3 references
  • Examples of portfolio and/or publications and student work can be provided in the optional document section by;
    • Giving the link to the examples of work under the appropriate title OR
    • Uploading the examples of work under the Other Documents titles.

Please be advised only one document can be uploaded under each document title. In order to upload more than one document under a title, the documentation must be combined into one PDF.
• direct inquiries to Stephen Skorski, Search Committee Chair, sskorski@uncg.edu, 336.334.5320

Applicants are asked to provide the names, email addresses, and phone numbers of at least three (3) contacts to provide Letters of Recommendation, in the References section of the electronic application. These contacts will be solicited by the SpartanTalent system via email, and asked to provide a confidential Letter of Recommendation on behalf of the applicant. This will occur when an applicant is carefully being considered for an interview.

Recruitment RangeSalary commensurate with experience.Org #-DepartmentInterior Architecture - 12406Job Open Date09/16/2019For Best Consideration Date01/06/2020Job Close DateOpen Until FilledYesFTE1.000Type of AppointmentTime LimitedTime Limited Duration

One-year contract, with possibility of renewable to 3-year.

Number of Months per Year9FLSAExemptADA Checklist

Physical EffortReading - F, Writing - F, Hearing - F, Talking - F, Standing - F, Sitting - F, Walking - FWork EnvironmentInside - CApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Link to Professional Portfolio
  5. Research Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Teaching Philosophy
  2. Link to Portfolio of Student Work
  3. Other Documents
  4. Other Documents 2
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying:
    • SpartanTalent Website
    • Piedmont Triad Area Newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other professional journal / website
    • NCWorks.gov
    • UNC School System Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Facebook
    • Twitter
    • Indeed.com
    • NorthCarolinaDiversity.com
    • Other
  2. If you selected "Other", please provide the name of the resource here.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you eligible to work in the United States without sponsorship?
    • Yes
    • No

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