Full-time Lecturer - Interior Architecture (2 Positions Available) (505662)

  • CSU, Sacramento
  • Sacramento, California
  • Jan 01, 2022
Full Time Architecture Education and Training

Job Description


COLLEGE: Arts and Letters


POSITION TITLE: Lecturer, Full-time


The programs comprising the Department of Design instruct students in areas of technical and aesthetic expertise, broaden their understanding of the history and theory of design, as well as ground students in the variety of cultural and professional practices necessary to be an effective photographer, interior architect, or graphic designer.


There are two lecturer positions available with two different start dates: Spring 2022 (January 19, 2022) and Fall 2022 (August 24, 2022). This full-time, temporary, non-tenure-track appointment, which is not a probationary position, will be for a three (3) year term and will terminate at the end of the 2024/25 academic year, and does not establish consideration for subsequent appointments or any further appointment rights. However, this lectureship may be renewed annually dependent upon satisfactory performance, curricular needs, student enrollment and budget consideration.


Teach online and in-person lower division and upper division lecture or seminar courses covering architectural graphics and technology and/or professional architectural practice topics such as sustainable design, materials and systems, lighting, codes, and other related subjects.

Teach online and in-person lower division and upper division Interior Architecture Design Studio courses to students in the Department of Design.


- Master of Architecture (M.ARCH), Master of Interior Architecture (M.I.A.) or Master of Arts (M.A.) or Master of Fine Arts (M.F.A.) in Interior Architecture or Interior Design.

- Knowledge of architectural design methods, principles, practices and processes which are demonstrated through your academic or professional work or teaching.

- Knowledge of architectural graphics software programs as demonstrated through your academic or professional work or teaching.

- Ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues as demonstrated by your academic or professional work or community service.


- College or university level teaching experience.

- Experience with professional practice and an ability to teach courses related to interior construction, material and system selection, as well as professional obligations, and building codes.

- Experience maintaining computer hardware and software.

- Experience working with students and professional colleagues with diverse backgrounds and experiences.

- Evidence of new modalities of thinking that promote sustainability, equity, diversity and inclusion as demonstrated by research, practice, curricular development, community service, or teaching.

- Professional licensure in architecture or a related field.

  1. Letter of interest
  2. Current curriculum vita
  3. Unofficial transcripts attesting to highest degree earned
  4. Statement of contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion
  5. Statement of teaching philosophy and creative practice
  6. Examples of personal, professional or student work in the form of a portfolio and/or sample syllabi
  7. Contact information for two professional reference
  8. One letter of recommendation

The letter of recommendation (#8 above) should be emailed directly by the recommender to Assistant Professor Emily Potts emily.potts@csus.edu. Emailed letters should have "Sac State INTA F2021 Search" in the subject line. Applications will not be considered complete until the recommendation letter has arrived.

About Sacramento State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the "Farm-to-Fork Capital," is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: "As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement." As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.

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Eligibility Verification

Candidate will be required to provide official transcripts of their highest degree earned and must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency ( ie. H-1-B Visa).

Closing Date/Time: Open until filled

Job Address

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