The Interior Design department at Pratt Institute is calling for applications of candidates to join our part-time teaching faculty for the 22/23 academic year, starting with Fall 2022.
The BFA and MFA Interior Design programs at Pratt prepare students to engage in critical inquiry of occupied space through theoretical and applied research, establishing them as innovators and leaders in the field of interior design. The curriculum addresses emerging and innovative technologies, interdisciplinary collaboration, sustainable practices, and issues of ethical and social responsibility which point to the larger potentials of professional practice, design education, and our evolving understanding of the built environment.
Pratt recognizes the strength that stems from a diversity of perspectives, ideas, backgrounds, approaches and experiences. We aspire to grow as a place that always welcomes and encourages individuals of all backgrounds to be part of the Pratt community.
We seek applicants with an expansive view of the future of Interior Design and the ability to articulate that vision. We encourage applicants with expertise in the following areas:
DESIGN STUDIOS: introductory, practice based, and theoretical studios.
CONSTRUCTION: all aspects of the constructed environment.
SUSTAINABLE DESIGN + SYSTEMS/PROCESSES + MATERIALS
COLOR + MATERIALS
DIGITAL/ANALOG 2D + 3D REPRESENTATION
HISTORY | THEORY | RESEARCH
INTERDISCIPLINARY AND COLLABORATIVE DESIGN
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT | SOCIAL JUSTICE:
OTHER SPECIALIZED FIELDS OF DEPARTMENTAL INTEREST
Applicants are required to have a degree in Interior Design, Architecture, related fields or equivalent experience in practice. Previous post-secondary teaching experience is preferred but not required. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal skills, a demonstrated level of intercultural competence, and ability to work well with diverse populations.
Applications are being accepted through Interfolio only.