Interior Design, Teaching Assistant

  • مكان العمل:
  • الراتب:
    قابل للتفاوض
  • نوع الوظيفة:
    دوام كامل
  • تاريخ النشر:
    أسبوع واحد مضت
  • التصنيف:
    وظائف التدريب والتعليم, وظائف التصميم والجرافيك
  • آخر موعد للتقدم:
    2022-08-14
  • اللغات:
    العربية, الانجليزية
  • الجنس:
    الجنسين

School of Architecture and Design

American International University – Kuwait City

for the 2021-2022 Academic year

American International University (AIU) is looking for a dynamic and engaged full-time Interior Design, Teaching Assistant for its newly established School of Architecture and Design. We seek individuals who are passionate about teaching and mentoring students, building successful learning environments with students, who collaboratively engage with faculty and mentor students, and who are ambitious about developing new and impactful research within the Kuwait region.

AIU invites applicants for a full-time Teaching Assistant appointment in the Interior Design program. The ideal candidate is an innovative professional who leverages professional trends and technologies to deliver relevant classroom experiences. The successful candidate will be an active member of the design field. The individual will also be able to utilize and teach both studio coursework as well as technical or supplemental courses and demonstrate experience with standard industry tools including AutoCAD, Revit, Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign. Also, the candidate will possess the ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. The position carries the expectation for research and school and University service in addition to teaching responsibilities.

Candidates should demonstrate excellence in teaching related to their specific expertise within the professional Interior Design curriculum, and be able to work within a small program, specialized in personal attention. Also, we expect leadership in undergraduate programs, curriculum development, mentoring, and startups. We welcome candidates who will diversify our curriculum and our faculty regarding race, gender, and ethnicity.

Education and Skills Required:

  • The candidate must hold a BSc in Interior Design or Architecture
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, 3D Max, SketchUp, Revit software
  • In-depth knowledge and skills of specialist subject and professional area
  • Graduation GPA must be at least very good
  • At least two years of teaching experience is preferred
  • Fluency in the English Language
  • Excellent communications skills are needed
  • Team player, open to new ideas and teamwork, self-motivated individual, willing to continually strive to increase personal knowledge and value.

Experience:

  • Interior Design: 2 years (Required)
  • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)
  • Arabic (Preferred)

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Assist the course instructor in supervising the students’ projects
  • Following up with the students their project submission
  • Practical session management and supervision
  • Assist the course instructor in grading the course assessments
  • Assist the course instructor in the course paperwork
  • Collaborating with the instructor to identify students’ issues and recommend solutions
  • Ensure the safety procedures and help students to follow the safety instructions during their presence in the design laboratories
  • Help students and researchers in the school in conducting experiments, research, and projects
  • Observing state, school and class rules and regulations
  • Participation in school committees and carry out other tasks related to course
  • Attending faculty meetings

Job Requirements:

Candidate should have the following qualifications:

  • Ability to update and develop professionally through further education and training.
  • A sound understanding of research/innovation and scholarly activity
  • A sound knowledge of the material, spatial and experiential discipline of Interior Design
  • A sound knowledge of producing a design strategy through analyzing of the existing building and composing of the Interior Design elements of Object, Space and Experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures
  • Ability to provide activities for students that encourage learning abilities
  • Supervisory skills
  • Ability to provide a supportive and caring environment for students
  • Skill in preparing instructional aids and plans.

About American International University:

AIU is a new institution of higher education in Kuwait whose first student cohort was admitted in fall 2019. It is a private, co-educational institution offering undergraduate degrees based on the American model of higher education, including a comprehensive general education curriculum. Through its educational and student services programming, the University serves the intellectual, cultural, and personal growth of all members of its community. AIU offers degree programs in Engineering, Architecture, and Design, and Business Administration where the language of instruction is English.

For more information about AIU visit: www.aiu.edu.kw

How to apply:

To apply for this position, please visit the Job Opportunities section of our webpage and submit your resume and cover letter: https://aiu.edu.kw/careers/jobs

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