Instructor – Interior Design



Job description

Stephenville, TX

Tarleton State University, a member of the Texas A&M System, invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track Instructor position in the area of Interior Design or related field. The successful candidate will develop and teach undergraduate courses in interior design. In addition, the successful candidate will be able to engage in curriculum development, provide support for program growth, advise students and maintain an active and successful recruitment and retention program. This faculty member will maintain an appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry.

The appointment carries a full-time, nine-month contract to commence at the beginning of the 2019-2020 Academic Year.
Applications should include the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of all transcripts, contact information for three references, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Finalists will send in additional materials upon request of the committee that may include teaching videos and letters of recommendation. Please direct questions to Dr. Vicky Johnson ([email protected]).

Applications accepted only online at:

80% Teaching: Develop, implement and review effective teaching/learning processes, incorporating appropriate methodology, technology and other tools; Remain current in discipline and update course content when appropriate to reflect current levels of student knowledge in the discipline; Develop a system for ongoing evaluation of both teaching and learning, including expectations of student competency and student learning outcomes; Work in partnership with immediate supervisor through a formal system of evaluation of instruction to identify strengths and weaknesses and identify professional development activities to improve student learning.

20% Service: Maintain appropriate schedule of office hours for student access and inquiry; Work in partnership with student success personnel on student advising and orientation. Participate in institutional service roles such as but not limited to, college committees, club sponsorship, advisory committees, student/faculty recruitment and mentoring of new and part-time faculty.

Required Education and Experience:
Graduate (Master’s level or above) degree in Interior Design or related field.

Preferred Experience:
Preference will be given to candidates with teaching or industry experience.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

How to apply

Apply online

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With our state-of-the-art Candle Lighting Ceremony facilities, 110 years of tradition, friendly faculty and staff, and active student body, there is no doubt that Tarleton’s legacy is alive and strong across our campus.