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Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Interior Design

United Arab Emirates
Closing date
10 Jul 2024

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Assistant, Associate, or full professor of Interior Design

The Department of Architecture and Design is one of the prominent departments housed in the College of Engineering and offers two undergraduate programs, a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design, and a Bachelor of Architecture. The department is inviting applications from interested faculty in the area of interior design at the rank of assistant professor to join on a full-time basis in the fall 2024 semester.

Candidates with academic and professional practice experience are likely to teach a variety of courses including but not limited to freehand drawing, design foundations, design communications, interior design studios, graduation project courses, textiles/furniture design, technical drawing, interior Construction, building technology, working drawings, sustainable design. Candidate must have demonstrated ability to teach using standard design and graphic communication software, such as 3D Max, AutoCad, Sketch, Vray, or others. The language of instruction at Abu Dhabi University is English.

The successful candidates will have experience teaching at the undergraduate level and demonstrated record of scholarship and peer-reviewed indexed publications. English language proficiency is a must. Experience in international and/or regional accreditation is desirable. 


Full-time (teaching, research, and service)

Primary roles and responsibilities for full-time appointments include, but not limited to:

  • Assist in developing undergraduate curricula and course content as directed. Supervise graduation projects and teach courses, organize seminars/workshops.
  • Develop a research program and design graduation projects with high affinity to the needs of professional practice and local/global communities.
  • Provide students with appropriate learning materials and expertise in assigned subjects
  • Evaluate students’ performance and provide effective feedback to guide student learning and success
  • Participate in developing and enhancing assessment tools for the learning outcomes of the program.
  • Actively participate in service, including department, college, and university committees.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Candidates should have an earned doctoral degree in interior design or related field from a recognized, highly ranked, and internationally accredited institution of higher education.
  • Candidates without doctoral degrees may be considered with an excellent record of peer-reviewed publications, professional practice experience, and effective teaching.
  • Candidates with degrees, other than doctoral must have a minimum of six years of full-time teaching experience, along with significant interior design industry experience.
  • Candidates with present evidence of creative accomplishment in terms of completed design work, exhibitions, presentations, publication, and juried recognition at the regional, national, and international levels.
  • Candidates should be active in societies/ boards of professional organizations and/or editorial boards of recognized journals/publications.


Abu Dhabi University is a leading institution of higher education dedicated to academic excellence and shaping future leaders. With a strong commitment to innovation, research, and community engagement, we provide a vibrant and transformative learning environment for students.

Our university offers a diverse range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines, including business, engineering, arts and sciences, healthcare, and more. We strive to provide our students with a well-rounded education that combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills, preparing them to excel in their chosen fields.

At Abu Dhabi University, we take pride in our world-class faculty who are renowned experts in their respective fields. They are committed to delivering high-quality education and engaging students through interactive teaching methods.

Research and innovation are integral to our institution's DNA. We actively encourage faculty and students to participate in groundbreaking research projects that address real-world challenges. Our state-of-the-art research facilities and partnerships with industry leaders enable us to drive innovation and contribute to the advancement of knowledge.

Community engagement is a core value at Abu Dhabi University. We believe in making a positive impact on society through various initiatives, such as volunteering programs, community service projects, and partnerships with local organizations.

With a strong emphasis on holistic development, we offer a wide range of extracurricular activities, sports, and clubs to foster personal growth and build a sense of community among our students.

Abu Dhabi University is committed to excellence, innovation, and preparing students to become leaders who can make a difference in the world.

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Abu Dhabi
PO BOX 59911
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

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