Start Date: Position is available with start date of August 16, 2023.
Teach undergraduate studio and lecture courses with content in at least two of the following areas: Design foundations; Construction documents, construction methods and materials; Interior materials, finishes, construction, and components; A breadth of design studios, including, but not limited to residential Design, commercial design, hospitality design, and design for health & wellness.
Work with program coordinator and faculty team to maintain CIDA-accredited status.
Ability to teach within a pre-determined course structure and/or to participate in curriculum development
Actively contribute to departmental service and program-based initiatives.
Demonstrate collegiality through engagement with faculty, staff, students, alumni, community, and professional partners.
Be actively involved with industry and relevant professional associations.
Undergraduate Program: The nationally ranked, CIDA-accredited program has approximately 100 pre-majors at freshman level and 140 majors competitively selected for the sophomore to senior sequenced, studio-based program that includes a ten-week professional internship. Students pay an extra professional fee to support specialized program needs and updates, field trips, approved certifications, and the IDFX exam. An industry Advisory Board has provided strong support for 30 years.
Department and University: The Department of Consumer and Design Sciences has 20 faculty positions (16 full-time, tenured/tenure track and 4 lecturers), 630 undergraduates and 30 graduate students. Bachelor of Science programs are Interior Design; Apparel, Merchandising, Design and Production Management; and Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies. The graduate program offers masters and doctoral degrees in Consumer and Design Sciences. Auburn University, a R1 land-grant institution with 31,000 students, is located in the east Alabama city of Auburn, and has consistently been ranked by US News and World Report as one of the top 50 public universities in the United States. For more information see http://humsci.auburn.edu/cads/ and http://www.auburn.edu/. Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples http://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/facultyjobs/.
Auburn University is dedicated to improving the lives and shaping the future of the people of Alabama, the nation, and the world through forward-thinking education, life-enhancing research and scholarship, and selfless service.
With generous benefits and opportunities, you have every reason to work here!