Job no: 224596-AS
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Categories: Instructional, Other
Design Studies 130 is an introduction to interior architecture, both as a discipline and as a profession. It examines the ways in which interior environments impact our lives, and the challenges and responsibilities faced by those who work in the field. Topics include: the history of interior design as a profession; the increased professionalization of interior design; the relation of interior design to other design disciplines (such as architecture and furniture design); the social, economic, and environmental issues that impact design; the role of emerging technologies (including digital media); design research and documentation; the elements and principles of design; the identification and observation of quality work in both commercial and residential settings; contemporary trends in taste and aesthetics; and the application of design research methods to a real-world project.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Masters degree in interior architecture, design, or related field required. PhD preferred
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
- At least two years of successful teaching experience at the college level
- Ability to teach the course in person, online, or as a hybrid
- Ability to work effectively within a diverse community
- Demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive work environment
SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY: The mission of the School of Human Ecology is to understand the complex relationships and interdependence among individuals, groups and families, and to focus on quality-of-life issues through research, creative innovation, education, and outreach. The School has four academic departments (Civil Society and Community Studies, Consumer Science, Design Studies, and Human Development & Family Studies) with a collective undergraduate enrollment of 1,200 students, and 100 graduate students. Faculty members in the School of Human Ecology often affiliate with centers and programs including the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies, the Center for Demography and Ecology, the Center for Child and Family Well-Being, the Center for Financial Security, the Institute on Aging, the Institute for Research on Poverty, the LaFollette School of Public Affairs, and the Center for Research on Women and Gender. See http://sohe.wisc.edu
UW-MADISON: The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a strong reputation as a research university and for producing research that improves people?s lives. The University consistently ranks among the top 6 institutions in national research expenditures. In 2015, the University received a community engagement award from the Carnegie Foundation for its commitment to deeply engaging with local, regional, national, and global communities. It is a land-grant institution with an enrollment of about 43,000 students. The University provides excellent technology and library resources. Madison (pop. 243,000) is the state capital and combines the culture of a large urban area with the comfort of a small city. See http://wisc.edu
A273100-SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY/DESIGN STUDIES
Part Time: 33%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 4 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding
Minimum $35,000 ACADEMIC (9 months)
Depending on Qualifications
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