Interior Design Lecturer Position Now Available

Lecture – Full-Time and Part-Time
Interior Design



The Department of Art offers undergraduate courses leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree in Art History; the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Ceramics, Design, Electronic Studio, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Painting, Photography/Printmaking, Sculpture. The Department also offers graduate art studio courses that lead to a Master of Fine Arts degree. The Howard University Department of Art is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD). Additional information about the Department of Art may be found at:

The Department is currently seeking qualified applicants in for Lecturer positions in Interior Design. Qualified applicants must be adept across subject matter such as: interior design fundamentals; historic and contemporary concepts; environmental factors; rendering and presentation; office, residence, and commercial spaces; lighting. Ability to teach CADD is desired. Knowledge of architectural and industrial design concepts is a plus. Candidates committed to working with underrepresented minorities in the interior design discipline are strongly encouraged to apply.



Candidates interested in applying for this position will hold the terminal degree of the M.F.A. (or its equivalent); At least 2 years of teaching experience in interior design at the college-level; Ability to work with students and faculty of diverse backgrounds.



Provides instruction for undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of Interior Design Communications, Construction of Interior Spaces, Environmental Factors; Residential, Commercial, and Office Spaces; Lighting, Business Aspects; and more; contributes to growing scholarly activities with Art, Design and Art History majors and minors; participates in student advising as well as teaching; participates in screenings, programs, portfolio reviews, student/thesis exhibitions; mentors students; assists program coordinator and department chairperson with other duties such as accreditation and program development, when necessary.



Application Process

Interested candidates should submit:

  1. Cover letter;
  2. Letter of application (download at );
  3. Statement indicating teaching philosophy;
  4. Current resume / curricula vita (including e-mail address);
  5. Three reference contacts; and
  6. Teaching evaluation summaries, if applicable.

Applicants may send completed application packets to:

Dr. Anthony McEachern, Chairman
Department of Art
Howard University
2455 Sixth Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20059

Phone: (202) 806-7047 (office) 


Send electronic submissions to:

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until this position is filled.

For best consideration, your application should be received by July 15, 2017. 

Howard University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to a culturally diverse academic environment.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a satisfactory outcome of the University’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and University policies, including the completion of reference and criminal history checks. Additionally, all new hires are required to be appointed by the Department of Recruitment and attend New Hire Orientation.

The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin, sex, marital status, religion or disability. Inquiries regarding provisions for persons with disabilities, equal employment opportunity and Title IX, should be directed to the Chief Human Resources Officer.


EEO/AA Policy

Howard University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and intends to recruit, hire, train and promote without regard to race, color, sex, age, religion, national and ethnic origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation or veteran status.