Professor of Foundation Studies

SCAD Savannah seeks a full-time professor of foundation studies to become an essential part of the department by assisting with the development of curriculum, assessments, and exhibitions. You will also collaborate across various departments in support of university initiatives.

Known as the University for Creative Careers, SCAD has cultivated an energetic, collaborative environment where experienced faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds dedicate themselves to the development of the next generation of leaders in art and design.
The undergraduate experience at SCAD is anchored in foundation studies - a thoughtfully curated series of courses that build the visual, conceptual, and creative abilities essential to students' development as professionals. The skills learned in foundation studies help propel SCAD students into a wide array of major-specific disciplines.

This is your chance to work with remarkable students and faculty in a vibrant and entrepreneurial workplace woven throughout the historic district of Savannah, Georgia - 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.


-Terminal degree in art or design discipline
-University-level teaching experience and a strong portfolio of professional work
-Ability to teach drawing and design classes in an active, engaging learning environment
-Experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred
-Experience with foundations-level courses in a university environment preferred

Minimum Qualifications:

- Terminal degree in the discipline or in a related field.
- Teaching experience at the collegiate level preferred.
- Experience in or knowledge of related professions.
- Academic and professional credentials to teach in a certain discipline.
- Experience with foundations-level courses in a university environment preferred.

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.