Instructor of Interior Design

University of Alabama
Alabama, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Design & Graphic Arts
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Details

The Department of Clothing, Textiles, and Interior Design at the University of Alabama is seeking candidates for a full-time non tenure-track position at the rank of Instructor in Interior Design beginning on August 16, 2021.


Successful applicants will be teaching undergraduate courses in a CIDA-accredited design program, advise students, and provide service to the University and profession.


Applicants must have a Masters degree in interior design or closely related field by August 15, 2021. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to teach courses in interior design in one or more of the following areas: residential and commercial interior design studio, building codes and regulatory compliance, materials and methods of building construction, interior materials and sources, business practices, sustainable design, digital rendering, presentation techniques, and 3D communication techniques. Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in AutoCAD and REVIT.


Masters degree in interior design or closely related field. A broad background in interior design with expertise to teach in a range of areas. Proficiency in Sketch-up with plug-ins, InDesign/Adobe Creative Suite and other interior design-related software. Previous teaching experience, and professional design experience are preferred. Active participant in relevant academic or professional organizations such as IIDA, IDEC, and ASID is also desired.

Specialties Desired:

Experience teaching at undergraduate level

NCIDQ certification, or certification-in-progress


The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more.

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Expected Starting Date: 08/16/2021


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To assure full consideration, please complete an online application and include a (cover) letter of application describing experience and fit with the position; vita; and the names and contact information for three references (name, address, telephone, and email), submitted as “Other Document 1”. To complete the application process, submit a mandatory portfolio of personal, professional, and/or student work (20 images maximum), as a pdf file, to be emailed to the attention of Dr. Shirley Foster, at:

For additional information, Contact:

 Dr. Shirley Foster, Chair

 Clothing, textiles, and Interior Design

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