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Assistant Professor, Baton Rouge, LA

Louisiana State University
School of Interior Design

Title: Assistant Professor

The School of Interior Design at Louisiana State University invites applications for one full time, nine-month, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Successful applicants will demonstrate a commitment to scholarly productivity, teaching excellence, and service to the university and profession. Candidates are expected to develop and teach innovative design studios, core courses integrating design with specialized knowledge, and electives enriched by the candidate’s area of design or creative scholarship. The typical teaching load includes one 6 credit hour design studio and one 3 credit hour core course or elective each semester. Applicants holding a Ph.D. will have opportunities to participate in the multi-track Doctor of Design degree program in the College of Art + Design. The appointment will be effective August, 2022.

Minimum Qualifications: 
Master's - terminal degree in Interior Design or a closely related field. Evidence of or potential for teaching effectiveness, and scholarship.

Preferred Qualifications: 
Preference will be given to candidates who have one or more of the following qualifications:
•    Ph.D. with at least one degree in interior design or a related discipline. 
•    Demonstrated knowledge and ability to teach and conduct research in healthcare, human behavior and performance, and/or environmental and social sustainability.
•    Demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment.
•    Professional Certification: NCIDQ or NCIDQ eligible.
•    Other Certifications: EDAC, LEED, WELL, and/or Fitwell.
•    A record of college-level teaching record as graduate student, instructor or above.
•    Ability to contribute to a collegial and cooperative working environment.
•    Professional practice experience.

Please provide a letter of application (cover memo) with a narrative description of your background, interests and qualifications for the position (3-page maximum). Describe courses you are qualified to teach and classes you have taught in the past, your research interests and scholarly activities, and relevant practice experience. Submissions must also include a curriculum vita (including e-mail address), the names, addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references, and examples of teaching and scholarly/creative work. A copy of your transcript(s) may be attached to your application; however, original transcripts are required prior to hire.  

Apply Here: https://lsu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/LSU/job/0402-Design-Building/Assistant-Professor_R00062264 

Please attach ALL documents in a single PDF under the Resume/CV section of your application. 

More information about the School of Interior Design is available at  http://design.lsu.edu/interior-design/

Application Deadline:
Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Louisiana State University (LSU) is located in Baton Rouge, the state capital, and is 75 miles northwest of New Orleans. Considered one the 20 most beautiful campuses in the country, LSU is the flagship of the public higher education system in the state. LSU holds the Carnegie classification system designation as a doctoral/research extensive institution.

Background Check - An offer of employment is contingent on a satisfactory pre-employment background check.

Benefits - LSU offers outstanding benefits to eligible employees and their dependents including health, life, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement options; various leave options; paid holidays; wellness benefits; tuition exemption for qualified positions; training and development opportunities; employee discounts; and more!   

LSU is an Equal Opportunity Employer:
LSU believes diversity, equity, and inclusion enrich the educational experience of our students, faculty, and staff, and are necessary to prepare all people to thrive personally and professionally in a global society. We celebrate diversity and are committed to the principles of diversity and inclusion. We actively seek and encourage qualified applications from persons with diverse backgrounds, cultures and experiences. To learn more about how LSU is committed to diversity and inclusivity, please see LSU’s Diversity Statement and Roadmap. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact the Office of Human Resource Management (hr@lsu.edu).

COVID-19 Vaccine Protocol:
LSU requires the COVID-19 vaccine for all students, faculty, and staff or mandatory monthly testing. New employees must either submit proof of vaccination within three (3) days of their official start date, otherwise they will be entered into the mandatory monthly testing protocol beginning in November 2021.

For more information contact:
Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed HR@lsu.edu
Louisiana State University, School of Interior Design