Professor of English

Professor of English Location: Atlanta Position Number F01684 Position Type: Full Time Position Title Professor of English Specialty: Category: Work Year: Academic Year

SCAD Atlanta seeks a full-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)
Posting Date: Closing Date: Open Until Filled No 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.
Special instructions to applicants:
Note: Only complete packages will be considered. An unofficial transcript of your highest degree awarded, cover letter, resume or CV, and portfolio are required. For the portfolio, you have the option to upload electronic documents/images, or a URL.
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Interest
  • Unofficial Transcripts

  • Optional Documents
  • Portfolio
  • Other Document
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