Adjunct Instructor of Interior Design

Job Summary:

The Department of Architecture and Interior Design seeks an adjunct instructor to teach one or more courses:

INT 324:Building Codes and Universal Design  Spring 2023 (01/12/23-05/11/23)
INT351 ID Studio I: Space Planning & Ergonomics  Fall 2023 (08/22/23-12/14/23)
INT451 ID Studio III: Commercial, Contract and Healthcare  Fall 2023 (08/22/23-12/14/23)

Applicants must support Judson University’s liberal arts-based programs, distinctively Christian mission, and community standards.

Primary Responsibilities:

Teach INT 324:Building Codes and Universal Design and/or INT351 ID Studio I: Space Planning & Ergonomics and/or INT451 ID Studio III: Commercial, Contract and Healthcare   which satisfies an Interior Design requirement. Instructors are responsible for delivering the content of the course, to meet pre-identified CIDA standards. The listing of standards necessary for each course will be provided. The instructor will be creating appropriate lesson plans and assignments, grading papers, holding office hours as needed, and submitting both midterm and final grades. The Adjunct professor will assist with the coordinating Interior Design club activities, and the building, coordination and maintenance of the interior design resource library.


Candidates should 1) hold at least a bachelor’s degree in Interior Design. 2) hold a  master’s degree–Interior Design is preferred. If the master’s degree is in a different field, the candidate must have at least 18 graduate hours in the field in addition to the master’s degree. 3) experience in Interior Design practice 4) share a commitment to excellence in teaching within a Christ-centered academic community, 5) demonstrate a vital and growing Christian faith, and 6) Experience in teaching courses similar to INT324, INT351, and INT 451 and/or professional experience is preferred.


Adjunct faculty hold the rank of instructor and are hired on a per course basis.

Contact Information and Required Materials:

Applicants must provide a complete application packet including a letter of application, the faculty application form, curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts of both undergraduate and graduate work (official transcripts will be required upon hiring). Please submit all questions and application materials to: Joan Kaufman, Interior Design Program Coordinator at and Dr. Edgardo Perez Maldonado, Chair for Architecture and Interior Design, Please submit application documents as PDFs or Word files and include the words “Interior Design Adjunct” in the subject line of the email.


Applications are actively sought; positions will remain open until filled.

About Judson University:

Judson University is a Christian institution representing the Church at work in higher education. Its campus is located along the picturesque Fox River in the city of Elgin just 36 miles northwest of Chicago, Judson is home to over 1,100 students from 42 states and 28 countries. We offer more than 50 undergraduate majors, minors, and pre-professional programs; eight master’s degrees and three doctoral programs.

Judson University has an established policy of equal academic and employment opportunity. This policy is applied to all qualified students, employees, and applicants for admission or employment, in all University programs and activities, without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, or military or veteran status.