Lecturer / Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Interior Design

Saudi Arabia (SA)
24 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer / Assistant / Associate / Full Professor in Interior Design
Department:         Interior Design
School:             College of Engineering
Reports to:         Department Chair; College Dean

Job Description:

The Department of Interior Design in the College of Engineering at PMU invites applications for Female faculty positions starting Fall semester 2018 at the rank of Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Full Professor.

Successful candidates will be expected to:

  • Teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels in interior design/interior architecture, including design studios and lecture courses.
  • Teach a variety of content areas including residential and commercial design, sustainability, history of interior design, construction drawing and documents, building codes, CAD and advanced digital presentation.
  • Work with the interior design faculty to maintain the program's accreditation. Participate in curriculum and program development and assessment.
  • Engage in committees in the department, college and university levels.
  • Participate in ID Student advising and counselling.
  • Be active in research and other scholarly activities.
  • Play a positive role in developing the department through assigned tasks and other activities.
  • Help maintain a positive working environment through constructive interaction with faculty & students.


•    A minimum degree requirement of a Masters or PhD in Interior Design, Architecture or Interior Architecture from an accredited institution
•    Professional certification in Interior Design such as NCIDQ and/or registration/licensure in architecture
•    A minimum teaching experience of 2 years in Interior Design/Architecture studios and courses related to the applicant's area of research and/or creative activities at the university level following the terminal degree
•    Professional career work experience in design
•    Proficiency in digital drawing and presentation software including, but not limited to, AutoCAD, 3D MAX, Revit, Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch UP
•    Must be fluent in English since all classes in PMU are taught in English
•    In order to apply for a position of Associate / Full Professor, candidates must provide a letter of promotion from an academic institution with a documented due process to the rank of Associate / Full Professor

Main Duties and Responsibilities: 


  • To carry out the duties of the position in accordance with College values and standards and in line with College policies and procedures, upholding high professional standards and leading by example.
  • To work with our students as members of a learning community to provide world-class education and an excellent student experience.
  • To integrate the College value of inclusiveness into all appropriate aspects of the job, respecting the dignity and diversity of all members of the College community and of visitors to the College.
  • To promote the values of collegiality within the College community.


  • To contribute at an appropriate level to school and faculty policy and practice in teaching.
  • To play a significant role in the design, development, and planning of courses and programs within the subject area as required.
  • To play a significant role in the review of courses and programs and in assessment, quality assurance, and quality enhancement as required.
  • To develop innovative approaches to learning and teaching as appropriate.
  • To provide timely feedback and assessment of coursework and examinations.
  • To provide general support and guidance to students, resolving issues and/or referring to specialist parties, where appropriate.

Scholarly and Professional Development and Service

  • To maintain an appropriate scholarly or professional development activity and to keep up to date with developments in the field as necessary to carry out the duties of the position.
  • To participate in the comprehensive advisement of students majoring in the College.
  • To contribute to the overall work of the College and/or equivalent external organizations by representing the institution and faculty on appropriate committees and groups.
  • To effectively contribute to the management and administrative processes and committee structures of the School, faculty, and College, as required.
  • To participate in, manage, or lead major initiatives or areas of work (as either sustained or one-time projects) that facilitate School, faculty, or College performance and accreditation, as required.
  • To participate in the recruitment, management, development, and mentoring of colleagues, as required. 
  • And to perform any and all other position-related duties as requested by Chair, Dean, Vice Rector, or Rector.

Benefits and Conditions:

PMU offers an income tax free compensation package, commensurate with rank and experience, including 12 month salary, summer vacation, accommodation, annual round trip airfare to home country, medical insurance, assistance with school fees for children and end of contract bonus.

These positions are exciting opportunity for faculty to experience the state-of-the-art facilities and learning-centered environment. Also, PMU offers an opportunity to experience the life and culture of the Middle East.
We are looking for creative, experienced and qualified applicants who will identify with the mission of the University.

How to Apply:

Applications must include a letter of interest, curriculum vita (include a recent photo; state citizenship; and links to Google Scholar and LinkedIn profile), unofficial copy of Ph.D. Diploma, statement of research and teaching interests as well as the names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until positions are filled.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Please send application materials, via email, clearly stating the position applied for, to:

Human Resources:
Ms. Shazia Sammer
Ms. Tedda Jane Castro
Ms. Rania Sinno

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For direct application online, please visit our PMU website by clicking the link below and look for HR - "Apply Online".