Professor of Painting

SCAD Savannah seeks an accomplished, full-time professor of painting to guide students as they push the boundaries of expression while mastering the classical methods of fine art instruction and practice. In this role, you will deliver courses at the highest quality, demonstrate, model leadership, and foster a positive learning environment.

Graduates of the SCAD painting program are creative and pragmatic entrepreneurs. As a professor, you will inspire students to create and maintain an active studio practice that will engage the future of art, culture, and creative technologies. You will also help advance students’ knowledge in strategic thinking, marketing concepts, collector engagement, and financial strategies and management while encouraging an agile and diverse production regiment.

The successful candidate should be charismatic with a solid background in representational painting. The candidate must also be able to effectively guide students in representational skills acquisition.

This is your chance to work with remarkable students and faculty in a vibrant and entrepreneurial workplace woven throughout the historic district of Savannah, Ga. - a walkable, bikeable coastal city named one of TIME magazine’s “World’s 100 Greatest Places of 2021.” Savannah’s inviting climate and a culturally rich downtown provide a living laboratory for the study of art and design and a richly layered learning environment in which students, faculty, and staff flourish.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Master of Fine Arts or other terminal degree in painting or a relevant discipline
- Minimum of three years of university-level teaching experience
- Strong professional background in painting, gallery representation, and related work
- Knowledge of traditional painting techniques and contemporary art theory and practices

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.