Professor of English

SCAD Savannah seeks a highly motivated professor of English to deliver high quality courses, demonstrate model leadership, foster a positive learning environment, fulfill departmental duties, and contribute to the university's mission, vision, values, and strategic goals. In addition to other responsibilities outlined in the faculty handbook and employment agreement, a professor teaches courses as determined by contact hours in accordance with their credentials and university needs.

As a SCAD professor, you will be required to meet expectations of planning and preparing for teaching; maintaining an active and engaged classroom environment; syllabus design, submission, and approval; holding office hours and midterm grade reviews; providing extra help sessions, extended-learning opportunities, and field trips; and conducting course/program level assessments. A professor provides feedback to students to aid in their academic growth; SCAD prepares talented students for creative professions through engaged teaching and learning in a positively oriented university environment. In and out of the classroom, the professor is required to work toward the achievement of this mission.

The position entails modeling professionalism, fulfilling grading and academic documentation requirements, recording attendance, following academic policies and regulations, and supporting academic assessment and institutional effectiveness efforts. Other responsibilities include attending on-ground and virtual events such as faculty meetings, admission events, curriculum assessment and development, institutional effectiveness and accreditation support, and any other events, exhibitions, or publicity assignments. Additional duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • PhD in English or closely related discipline
  • Career experience or knowledge in field related to the discipline
  • Academic and professional credentials to teach in the discipline

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Teaching experience at the collegiate level

Travel Required: Less than 10%

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 and minimum qualifications listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and/or meet the minimum qualifications.