Adjunct Professor, Building and Interior Systems I, II

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Fri, May 12 '17Posted on:

School of Visual Arts: Interior Design department (SVAID)

Adjunct Professor, Building and Interior Systems I, II

The School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City is an established leader and innovator in the education of artists. From its inception in 1947, the College has instituted numerous educational innovations, including the selection of professionals working in the arts and art-related fields as instructors. SVA provides an environment that nurtures creativity, inventiveness and experimentation, enabling students to develop a strong sense of identity and a clear direction of purpose.

The School of Visual Arts is an equal opportunity employer.

The mission of the School of Visual Arts BFA Interior Design is to educate the next generation of interior designers with special emphasis on the conceptual, creative and design leadership aspects of the interior design profession over routine practice.

SVAID is seeking an Interior Designer or Architect specializing in Interior Architecture and Interior Design to join our award-winning faculty as a part-time professor. The position posting is for the Undergraduate 2nd Year Sophomore Course, Building and Interior Systems I and II courses, Fall 2017, Spring 2018. Each course spans 1 semester and meets three (3) hours per session for fifteen (15) sessions.

Building and Interior Systems I
Fall 2017 semester: 3 studio credits

The principles and practice of building and interior construction systems will be examined throughout the semester. Building construction, interior construction (walls, ceilings, flooring), safety, building codes, barrier-free codes and testing standards will be covered. Visits to interiors under construction will be included when possible; the details of interior design elements will be studied through direct observation and drafting.

Building and Interior Systems II
Spring 2018 semester: 3 studio credits

A continuation of IDD-2030, Building and Interior Systems I, the goal of this course is the development of an overall understanding of the building process and the technical aspects of interior design, including lighting, electrical plumbing, HVAC, acoustics and life safety systems. Areas will include: professional ethics; building laws and codes; health, safety and welfare regulations.

Requirements/ Preferences:

- BFA or MFA or its equivalent in interior design, architecture or a related field

- College-level teaching experience

- NCIDQ certification or registered architect or its equivalent

- Strong skills/knowledge in the technical aspects of building design and construction

- LEED certification preferred


Application Procedure:

Cover letter, CV, and contact information for 3 references can be submitted to:

Jane Smith, Chair

School of Visual Arts BFA Interior Design department

209 East 23rd St

New York, NY 10010

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

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