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Part-Time Faculty - Interior Design

Pratt Institute - Department of Interior Design k

Brooklyn, NY

Jul 3
Job Description

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

LIGHTING

DIGITAL/ANALOG 2D + 3D REPRESENTATION

EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES

HISTORY | THEORY | RESEARCH

INTERDISCIPLINARY AND COLLABORATIVE DESIGN

COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT | SOCIAL JUSTICE:

OTHER SPECIALIZED FIELDS OF DEPARTMENTAL INTEREST

Qualifications
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.

Application Details

Applications are being accepted through Interfolio only.

Pratt Institute - Department of Interior Design

Founded in 1887, Pratt Institute is a global leader in higher education dedicated to preparing its 5,137 undergraduate and graduate students for successful careers in art, design, architecture, information and library science, and liberal arts and sciences. Located in a cultural hub with historic campuses in Brooklyn and Manhattan, as well as a campus in Utica, New York (PrattMWP College of Art and Design), Pratt has an esteemed faculty of accomplished professionals and scholars who challenge their talented students to transform their passion into meaningful expression.