Professor of Animation

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Professor of Animation

Location:   Atlanta
Position Number   F01919
Position Type:   Full Time
Position Title   Professor of Animation
Work Year:   Academic Year


SCAD Atlanta seeks a full-time professor of animation to develop and extend students’ awareness of story, design, audience, and collaboration in production. 


The SCAD animation program is grounded in the philosophy of storytelling through character performance. In this role, you will apply your industry experience and expert technical proficiency in the classroom to directly influence the next generation of animators with your unique perspective, cultural background, and professional experiences in animation.


Successful candidates are enthusiastic about bringing complex scenes and characters to life and can use their diverse backgrounds to develop and extend students’ knowledge of story, design, audience, and collaboration in animation production. Candidates should be comfortable teaching an array of courses from beginner to graduate-level, including 2D and 3D animation concepts like modeling, character design, and character performance, among others. A strong understanding of commercial or independent filmmaking and cinematic language is an asset, as are exceptional interpersonal and communication abilities. 


Qualified candidates must be able to collaborate effectively with administration, faculty, and students alike, as well as thrive as an independent and team contributor. A high level of organization is also essential.



  • Terminal degree in animation or a related discipline
  • Proficient in relevant software such as Maya, Toon Boom, Blender, and ZBrush
  • Reel, website, or flatbook of your own character performance work that displays the animation process AND, if applicable, a reel, website, or flatbook that displays your former students’ work
  • University-level teaching experience preferred
Posting Date:   03/25/2022
Closing Date:  
Open Until Filled   Yes

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:  

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

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

Optional Documents

  1. Other Document
  2. Unofficial Transcripts 2

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