SCAD seeks a part-time professor of foundation studies to inspire students as they develop innovative solutions, advance their drawing and design skills, and develop an understanding of the visual language essential to their future creative careers.
At SCAD, the University for Creative Careers, the undergraduate experience 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. As a professor, you will become an essential part of the SCAD foundation studies team as you teach, assist in the development of curriculum and assessments, collaborate across departments, exhibit, and support university initiatives.
The successful candidate has a strong portfolio of professional work, as well as the ability to teach drawing and design classes in an active and engaging learning environment.
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 the discipline or in a relevant field is preferred.• Academic and professional credentials to teach in a certain discipline.• Teaching experience at the collegiate level preferred.• Experience in or knowledge of related professions.
Preferred Qualifications: Minimum 1-3 years teaching foundation level courses on college level. Terminal degree in field.
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.
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