Professor of Performing Arts

SCAD seeks a full-time performing arts professor to join a dedicated performing arts department in Atlanta, Georgia, ranked among The Hollywood Reporter's Top 25 Film Schools.

In this position, you will help students develop skills in a creative environment with an emphasis on professional training for careers in film, television, and theater. In addition to leading a variety of courses, you will demonstrate model leadership, foster a positive learning environment, fulfill departmental duties, and contribute to the university's mission and strategic goals.

The successful candidate should have on-camera credits for both film and television. The ability to teach on-camera acting fundamental performance techniques to undergraduate students is essential. SAG and/or AFTRA membership is highly preferred, as are industry connections and experience teaching acting at all levels.

One of the fastest growing cities in the U.S., Atlanta provides 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.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Terminal degree in performing arts or in a relevant field
  • Academic and professional credentials to teach in a certain discipline
  • Experience in or knowledge of related professions

Certificates, licenses, and registrations: Ability to be credentialed through SACS guidelines of justified to teach

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.