Professor of Sound Design

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Professor of Sound Design

Location: Savannah
Position Number F01675
Position Type: Full Time
Position Title Professor of Sound Design
Work Year: Academic Year


SCAD Savannah seeks a full-time professor of sound design to join the university’s prestigious faculty and to help students realize their dreams in this creative field.
Whether recording audio in leading-edge studios or in the field, SCAD sound design students amass technical expertise and refine their artistic style. Under the guidance of Academy Award- and Emmy Award-winning faculty members, students design sound for animation, games, film, television, theater, and more while also learning professional aesthetics and theory.
In this position, you will instruct students in basic Avid Pro Tools techniques and production audio for film and television; conduct thorough, thoughtful, and fair faculty evaluations, class observations, and individual meetings; and reinforce faculty members’ strengths while outlining areas of needed improvement with suggested strategies. Among other duties, you will also lead introductory courses in audio fundamentals and the theory of sound and image.

The successful candidate has experience teaching at the collegiate level and/or professional production audio experience including location mixing and field SFX. A background in music production is preferred. The candidate’s experience must emphasize sound work or related disciplines.

  • Master’s or terminal degree in a relevant field OR equivalent professional experience in sound design, film, and video
  • Demonstrated effectiveness as an academic leader and/or industry leader
  • Outstanding interpersonal, communication, and problem-solving skills 
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To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Special instructions to applicants:

Note: Only complete packages will be considered. An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, cover letter, student work samples, resume or CV, and portfolio are required. For the portfolio, you have the option to upload electronic documents/images, or a URL.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
  4. Portfolio

Optional Documents

  1. Other Document
  2. Student Work Samples

Supplemental Questions

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