Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (College of Fine Arts – Interior Design)
FSU Job ID: 48623
The Department of Interior Architecture & Design at Florida State University announces a new faculty position that explores interdisciplinary connections between place and experience through graphic design. This position is for a nine-month tenure-earning Assistant Professor focused on teaching, research, and service. The appointment begins in August 2021. The Department of Interior Architecture and Design is home to a vibrant and collegial work environment with ten full-time faculty and approximately 200 students who enter through a rigorous selective-entry process. The program has been continuously CIDA accredited (Council for Interior Design Accreditation) since 1975. The Department imparts the values of human-centered design, evidence-based design processes and creative and critical thinking so that students positively impact human health, safety and well-being in the experiences and spaces they create. Learn more about the Department of Interior Architecture & Design at https://interiordesign.fsu.edu/
Preference will be given to candidates who are qualified to teach undergraduate- and graduate-level environmental design graphics, publication design, visual identity graphic design, design studio(s), and other courses in the candidate’s areas of interest. Qualified candidates must also demonstrate the ability to conduct academic research and/or engage in creative scholarship and advise students through the thesis process. FSU offers opportunities for start-up research funding and summer teaching abroad.
This position establishes graphic design as an integral and necessary knowledge and skill area for Interior Architecture & Design students. In pursuit of its goal of facilitating collaborative design practice, the Department will also provide graphic design learning experiences through this position to qualified students in the College of Fine Arts (which includes the Departments of Art, Art Education, Art History, Interior Architecture & Design, Dance, and the School of Theatre) and the university at large. This endeavor represents the potential future initiation of a graphic design specialization for students.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The Department holds that good design should be available to all, including persons from underserved populations, and can serve as an agent for social change. Accordingly, the Department seeks to match its faculty diversity to the existing and aspirational diversity of the student body. FSU is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive community that is welcoming to all faculty, staff and students. As such, we strongly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented groups well as those who have a demonstrated commitment to fostering and promoting the values of diversity and inclusion. By valuing, celebrating and leveraging the differences and similarities within our community, we create a fertile environment for problem-solving – one that is more inventive and compassionate.
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Nine-month appointment begins as early as August 2021. Salary commensurate with qualifications. Further information can be found at the Department of Interior Architecture & Design website: http://interiordesign.fsu.edu/people/faculty/opportunities/.
Required supporting documents must be time-stamped on the day submitted within the time and date specified on FSU’s job site. Review of applications will occur on a continual basis as they are received up until the deadline noted on the FSU job listings website. To be considered for this position, complete both these steps:
Applicants should submit all required documents as PDFs via email to:
Jill Pable, Search Committee Chair
Department of Interior Architecture & Design
Florida State University
143 Honors Way
The William Johnston Building
Mail Code 1231
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1231
Files over 5MB in size should be submitted to https://dropbox.fsu.edu. Select “Drop-off” and proceed with submitting your information. Email confirmation of document receipt will be provided. Questions regarding applications may be directed to Jill Pable at email@example.com.
The position is open until filled. Applications are reviewed as they are received.
Criminal Background Check
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.
Florida State University
Florida State University is one of the nation’s most elite public research universities and one of the largest and oldest of the 12 institutions of higher learning in the State University System of Florida and offers a distinctive academic environment. Florida State University provides a challenging and formative environment for students, faculty, and staff. The university’s more than 41,000 students have the opportunity to work and study amidst a diverse and outstanding faculty that includes members of the National Academies, Guggenheim Fellowship recipients, and many Fulbright Scholars. The university is supported by approximately 14,000 employees and an annual operating budget of $1.4 billion.
Florida State University has been designated as a preeminent research university in the state by the Florida Legislature as a result of having met a set of rigorous benchmarks. Anchored by its main campus in Tallahassee, the state’s capital, the university also has branch campuses in Panama City, Florida, and the Republic of Panama, with permanent study centers in Florence, Italy; London England; and Valencia, Spain.
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