Part-time Professor of Film and Television

SCAD film and television students mirror professional production practices of the industry as they collaborate with university’s other programs in dramatic writing, production design, performing arts, sound design, visual effects and more. The compelling and powerful visual stories of SCAD students capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences at festivals around the world, including the Tribeca Film Festival, Sundance, Cannes, SXSW and more. SCAD student filmmakers have been recognized by The Television Academy Foundation numerous times, including the 2017 Student Emmy Award for Best Scripted Series for the university’s live-action comedy, The Buzz.

You have an opportunity to join SCAD as a part-time film and television professor in Atlanta, a city booming with film and television productions. Immersed in a creative studio environment with resources and technology rivaling professional productions, your knowledge and professional guidance will help students continue SCAD’s award-winning tradition. Ideal candidates should have credited professional experience in film and television productions, including specializations in preproduction, production and/or postproduction.

Thanks in part to the state’s lucrative tax incentives for film and television productions, Georgia was named the No. 1 global filming location - possessing more top 100 feature films released at the domestic box office in 2016 than any other place in the world. With movies and TV shows constantly filming throughout the state, productions continue to find film-ready crews comprised of SCAD students and alumni, many of whom work on real productions long before graduation.

Listed by the Moviemaker Magazine as one of best big cities to live and work as a moviemaker, Atlanta is one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. and provides entertainment professionals an ideal environment to live, work and play. Located in the heart of Midtown, SCAD Atlanta is home to a dynamic 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 the New South, Atlanta provides both southern charm and the ebb and flow of an alpha city.

• Master’s degree or its equivalent in film and television or a related field
• Portfolio or demo reel
• Production experience and credit listings on recognizable movies and television shows
• University-level teaching experience 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.