Part-time Professor of English

SCAD Atlanta seeks a part-time professor of English to shape the language and discourse of undergraduate students across disciplines.

From dramatic writing and fashion to advertising, graphic design, and beyond, English plays a fundamental role in the SCAD School of Liberal Arts and SCAD Core, the university’s general education curriculum. In this role, you will join one of the most academically diverse general education programs at any art and design university and help further advance SCAD students’ ability to investigate, express, defend, and advance ideas.

As part of the innovative SCAD liberal arts faculty, the ideal candidate will have university-level teaching experience and an enthusiasm for working with students at a leading arts university. The ability to prepare the next generation of creative professionals majoring in film and television, industrial design, visual effects, writing, and more with real-world knowledge and skill is essential. Preferably, the candidate has a specialty that can directly contribute to teaching one of the following classes in addition to introductory English composition and general literature surveys: ENGL 166 African American Literature or ENGL 236 Harlem Renaissance.

One of the fastest growing cities in the U.S., Atlanta provides professionals an ideal environment in which to live, work, and play. Located in the heart of Midtown, SCAD Atlanta is home to a vibrant cultural landscape that includes theaters, museums, fine art galleries, bustling shops, and countless green spaces, including Piedmont Park and Atlanta’s famed BeltLine. The capital of Georgia, Atlanta provides both southern charm and the ebb and flow of an alpha city.


- PhD in English or related field
- Demonstrated passion for teaching and for helping students succeed
- Related professional experience outside of academia (preferred)

Minimum Qualifications:

- Terminal degree in related discipline.
- Teaching experience at the collegiate level preferred.
- Experience or knowledge of related industries.
- Ability to be credentialed through SACS guidelines or justified to teach.

Work Hours:As noted in the Employment Agreement.

ADA Tag: 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.