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Category:: [B5-Adjunct Faculty]
Department:: Interior Design
Locations:: New York, NY
Posted:: Nov 8, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Faculty Adjunct
About Fashion Institute of Technology:

The Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT), part of the State University of New York and an internationally renowned college of art, design, business and technology with a strong emphasis on liberal arts, invites applications for a part time instructor in Interior Design.

Job Description:

The Interior Design Department at FIT seeks qualified instructors for adjunct positions teaching design technology courses. The FIT Interior Design Department offers AAS and BFA degrees. In the AAS program, two second-year technology courses (ID282 and ID283) focus on the process of interior construction and its interaction with various building systems and regulations that govern the design, construction, and occupancy of interior spaces. The general concepts of Computer-Aided Design and Drafting (CADD) and Building Information Modeling (BIM) are introduced. In the BFA program, two third-year design technology courses (ID381 and ID382) address the design and control of interior environments as it relates to human comfort levels. Students become further familiar with various regulations that govern the design, construction, and occupancy of building interiors relative to public health, safety, and welfare are addressed. Students become further familiar with a wide variety of building materials, finishes, and the preparation of construction details.

The candidates will exhibit continuous ability to learn, evolve, and adapt to cutting edge technology developments in professional practices and be able to implement such knowledge in courses successfully.


o Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Interior Design, Architecture, or allied discipline.
o Six years of current professional interior design or architecture experience that includes the creation of integrated contract documents and specifications for various project scale/type and coordination with allied disciplines such as Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Structural Engineering.
o Knowledge of materials and methods of interior construction.
o Knowledge of current CADD and BIM industry software.
o Knowledge and ability to teach the current laws, codes, standards, and guidelines that impact the health, safety, and welfare of building occupants.
o Ability to explore and communicate construction options through hand sketching and conventional delineation.
o Ability to teach the basic concepts of CADD, with an emphasis on two-dimensional drafting applications such as plans, sections, and elevations of interior spaces.
o Ability to teach the basic concepts of Building Information Modeling software with an emphasis on 3Dvisualization.
o Experience in teaching college-level computer technical courses preferred.

Additional Information:

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are unable to contact each applicant individually regarding his or her application status. A background check is required of all candidates that are hired.

Pay rate: $72.08 per teaching hour

Application Instructions:

Completed applications will include letters of interest, current resume and contact information for three references (including names, titles, addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses) and samples, if indicated. Electronic submissions strongly preferred..

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FIT is firmly committed to creating an environment that will attract and retain people of diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. By providing a learning and working environment that encourages, utilizes, respects, and appreciates the full expression of every individual's ability, the FIT community fosters its mission and grows because of its rich, pluralistic experience. FIT is committed to prohibiting discrimination, whether based on race, national origin, gender, religion, ethnic background, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other criterion prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. FIT is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment, including the opportunity for upward mobility for all qualified individuals.

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