Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor in Interior Design -
Baylor University, Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Baylor University is a private Christian university and a nationally-ranked research institution, consistently listed with highest honors among The Chronicle of Higher Education’s “Great Colleges to Work For.” The university is recruiting new faculty with a deep commitment to excellence in teaching, research and scholarship. Baylor seeks faculty who share in our aspiration to become a tier one research institution while strengthening our distinctive Christian mission as described in our strategic vision, Pro Futuris www.baylor.edu/profuturis. As the world’s largest Baptist University, Baylor offers over 40 doctoral programs and has almost 17,000 students from all 50 states and more than 80 countries.
GENERAL INFORMATION: The Family and Consumer Sciences Department, in the Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences www.baylor.edu/chhs, has approximately 500 undergraduate students with 22 full-time faculty positions and 13 part-time/adjunct faculty members with four full-time and one-part time support staff. The department is organized in four divisions: Apparel Studies, Child and Family Studies, Interior Design, and Nutrition Sciences. The Piper Center for Family Studies and Child Development is an arm of the Child and Family Studies program and employs a director, assistant director and 12 teachers. For more information about the department, please visit the Web site at www.baylor.edu/fcs.
Baylor University’s CIDA-accredited Interior Design program offers candidates the opportunity to engage in multidisciplinary teaching/research and examine topics on the forefront of academic discourse related to the built environment, including health, sustainability, service-learning, digital fabrication, and evidence-based design. In addition, the Interior Design division and Robbins College recognize the broad nature of interior design scholarship and encourage candidates with strong backgrounds to apply.
Baylor’s Interior Design program moved into newly renovated facilities in 2011 with a dedicated CAD lab; digital fabrication lab (laser cutter and 3-D printer); materials resource center; classrooms; design studios; and faculty offices.
Tenure Information - Non-Tenure Track
Responsibilities - Teach undergraduate interior design studios (introductory and advanced) and lecture-based courses with potential for future graduate teaching; coordinate the interior design internship and develop relationships with firms; develop global engagement experiences for students and faculty; build community design partnerships; participate in relevant professional activities; and provide service to the university, community, and profession.
Rank and Salary - Commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Desired Start Date - 08/01/2018
About Baylor - Working at Baylor is so much more than simply having a job! As part of the Baylor family, employees not only receive a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical and dental insurance, and fantastic automatic retirement contributions, they also get to experience Baylor.
-Experience the culture of working for an institution consistently ranked as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education
-Experience a mission driven organization based on a strong Christian commitment (www.baylor.edu/about)
-Experience Baylor academics with outstanding tuition remission for eligible staff and qualified dependents
-Experience our beautiful campus with access to libraries, museums, and recreational facilities such as our fitness center, athletic courts, an indoor swimming pool, and the Baylor marina to name a few
-Experience our great dining facilities and enjoy an employee discount
-Experience Baylor athletics with reduced admission or free access to athletic events
-Experience Baylor through many more wonderful events and programs that take place on campus each year
-Conveniently located in Waco, Texas, Baylor University is approximately 90 miles from both the Dallas-Fort Worth and Austin areas. To learn more about life in Waco, visit http://wacochamber.com/community/about-waco.
EEO Statement - Baylor University is a private not-for-profit university affiliated with the Baptist General Convention of Texas. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, Baylor is committed to compliance with all applicable anti-discrimination laws, including those regarding age, race, color, sex, national origin, marital status, pregnancy status, military service, genetic information, and disability. As a religious educational institution, Baylor is lawfully permitted to consider an applicant’s religion among its selection criteria. Baylor encourages women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Applications will be reviewed beginning November 27, 2017 and will be accepted until the position is filled. Submit applications as early as possible to receive full consideration. Only completed applications (including letters of reference) will be reviewed.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please submit questions about the application process and application materials as pdf files by email with Interior Design Clinical Application (Name) in the subject line to: Karen_V_King@baylor.edu
Application Materials: Please submit:
- letter of application (which summarizes your qualifications, teaching interests/philosophy, scholarship interests, and fit with Baylor’s mission)
- current curriculum vitae,
- examples of publications or other scholarship (if applicable)
- electronic portfolio of student and/or professional work (storage media or link)
- official transcripts of advanced degrees (personal or unofficial copies may be submitted but official copies are necessary before an interview can be scheduled)
- names, addresses and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation to be sent as soon as possible (must be received before file is reviewed)
Application documents that cannot be sent electronically can be submitted through regular mail to:
Family and Consumer Sciences
One Bear Place # 97346
Waco, Texas 76798-7346
Questions about the position may be submitted to:
Search Committee Chair, Interior Design
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