Job no: 228467-AS
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional

Position Summary:

Teach one section of Design Studies 623 in Spring semester, 2021. The combined lecture is scheduled from 12:05-12:55pm Mondays and Wednesdays with studio sections from either 9:55-11:45 am or 1:20-3:10pm Mondays and Wednesdays.

This course develops students' design knowledge and skills to an advanced level while engaging in all aspects of a project, from early conception to final execution. Students are required to produce a total design package for a restaurant project. Specific areas of focus include programming, space planning, interior detailing, materials selection, color application, lighting design, and acoustical design.

The course consists of one lecture to the entire class and two studio periods (one each for half of the students) per week. The lectures cover issues regarding hospitality design, design process, and related technical matters. The lecture material deals with the practical and technical aspects of restaurant design such as:
- Understanding the world of the client/project
- Programming
- Design Process
- Codes, especially accessibility, egress and fire resistance issues
- Lighting and Color practices in restaurants
- Materials and performance
- Use of new innovative materials
- Acoustics
- Construction and Detailing

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master of Science or MFA in Interior Design preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum of three years of experience preferred along with experience teaching online at the college level. Well qualified individuals will be able to work effectively within a diverse community and be able to demonstrate a commitment to creating an inclusive work environment.

License or Certificate:

NCIDQ certification desirable

Additional Information:

SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY: The mission of the School of Human Ecology is to understand the complex relationships and interdependence among individuals, groups and families, and to focus on quality-of-life issues through research, creative innovation, education, and outreach. The School has four academic departments (Civil Society and Community Studies, Consumer Science, Design Studies, and Human Development & Family Studies) with a collective undergraduate enrollment of 1,500 students, and 100 graduate students. Faculty members in the School of Human Ecology often affiliate with centers and programs including the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies, the Center for Demography and Ecology, the Center for Child and Family Well-Being, the Center for Financial Security, the Institute on Aging, the Institute for Research on Poverty, the La Follette School of Public Affairs, and the Center for Research on Women and Gender. See http://sohe.wisc.edu

UW-MADISON: The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a strong reputation as a research university and for producing research that improves people?s lives. The University consistently ranks among the top 6 institutions in national research expenditures. In 2015, the University received a community engagement award from the Carnegie Foundation for its commitment to deeply engaging with local, regional, national, and global communities. It is a land-grant institution with an enrollment of about 43,000 students. The University provides excellent technology and library resources.
Madison (pop. 243,000) is the state capital and combines the culture of a large urban area with the comfort of a small city. See http://wisc.edu



Work Type:

Part Time: 33.3%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 4 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $35,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, upload your CV, a cover letter, and a digital portfolio (pdf) of 8-10 images showing your creative works that relate to this position. Applicants should also provide names and contact information for three references.


Nancy Andrews

Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Oct 29 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Dec 4 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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