Interior Design Lecturer (Part-Time)

  • Central Michigan University
  • Mt Pleasant, MI 48858, USA
  • Apr 12, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Design (all areas)

Job Description


Interior Design Lecturer (Part-Time)

Posting Number: F-0848
College/Unit: College of Education & Human Services
Home Department: Fashion, Interior Design & Merchandising
Employee Group: Fixed-Term Faculty - Academic Year
Employment Status: Part-Time
Position Type: 9 month (Academic Year)
Position Classification: Fixed-Term Faculty
Position Begin Date: 08/19/2024
Position End Date: 05/14/2025

Position Summary:

A part-time fixed term lecturer position beginning August 2024. This is a one-year appointment. Teaching area will be determined by applicant’s area of expertise but focus primarily on studios and classes with digital components.

NOTE: The Central Michigan University’s Interior Design program is also seeking a full-time, fixed-term faculty member to join our program. If you are interested in being considered for that position as well, please apply online to full-time position listed on CMU’s career website.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or three years of industry experience.
  • Ability to teach lower-level design studios, strong manual and visual communication skills.
  • Competent user of industry software.
  • Ability to provide face-to-face instruction.
  • Ability to perform the essential duties of the job, with or without accommodations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Interior Design or closely related field.
  • Ability to teach upper-division interior design undergraduate courses.
  • Fluency in industry software including Revit.
  • Fluency in Adobe Creative Cloud software for digital visualizations and presentation.

Message to Applicants:

Central Michigan University is dedicated to fostering a broadly diverse and inclusive campus that respects all social identities, experiences, and perspectives. In an effort to further this initiative, we are especially interested in candidates who will advance and promote an inclusive and supportive environment for every member of our university community.

You must submit an on-line application in order to be considered as an applicant for this position.

Application Procedures:
Curriculum vita (CV).
Contact information for three references
Submit at least one (1) of the following portfolio options:
  • Portfolio – upload a single PDF with links to 10–20 examples highlighting student outcomes from classes you’ve taught.
  • Portfolio – upload a single PDF with links to 10-15 examples highlighting your personal student design work.
  • Portfolio – upload a single PDF with links to 10–20 examples highlighting your professional practice.


Screening for all applications will begin immediately and will continue until filled. Questions for this position may be directed to Tanya Domina at

About the Department:

The Department of Fashion, Interior Design, & Fashion offers a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design. The program serves approximately 120 majors and minors with well equipped classrooms, studio space, and CAD lab.

Please visit our website for more information about our curriculum, student and faculty accomplishments, and about CMU on the department website.

Posting Begins: 04/09/2024
Posting Ends:
Open Until Filled: Yes

About CMU:

Central Michigan University has a more than 125-year legacy of preparing students to become leaders and changemakers in their communities and in their personal and professional lives.

We serve nearly 15,500 students on our Mount Pleasant campus, in satellite locations around the state and throughout the country, and through flexible online programs. Many of our approximately 300 undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral programs in the arts, media, business, education, human services, health professions, liberal arts, social sciences, medicine, science and engineering are nationally ranked for excellence.

CMU leads the nation in leadership development programming through our Sarah R. Opperman Leadership Institute, and we are proud to be among only 5% of U.S. universities in the top two Carnegie research classifications. Our faculty work with graduate and undergraduate students in areas such as Great Lakes research, medical innovation, engineering technology and more.

Central is home to 17 men’s and women’s Division 1 sports including football, basketball, gymnastics, baseball, wrestling and more. Our student-athletes achieve great success in competition and in the classroom, capturing Mid-American Conference championships and maintaining an average cumulative GPA of 3.17.

CMU is located in Mount Pleasant, a community that blends the best of small-town living with big-city amenities. It’s part of the culturally varied and vibrant Great Lakes Bay Region that also includes Saginaw, Bay City, Midland and the state’s largest Native American community, centered on the Saginaw Chippewa Isabella Reservation in Mount Pleasant.

Area residents enjoy the mix of outdoor activities, cultural events, shopping and dining options, and family attractions. Other major Michigan destinations and attractions — Lansing, Grand Rapids, Detroit, Traverse City, wineries, beaches, golf and ski resorts, and many more — are within easy reach of the city’s central location in Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

CMU employees enjoy access to a nationally recognized wellness program along with health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.

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CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex‐based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see

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CMU does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, including admission and employment, and is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 not to discriminate in such a matter.

Inquiries about the application of Title IX can be made to CMU’s Title IX Coordinator, the US Department of Education’s Assistant Secretary, or both.

CMU’s Title IX Coordinator can be reached at:
Phone: 989-774-3253
Office: 103 E. Preston St.
Bovee University Center, suite 306
Mount Pleasant, MI 48858

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