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February 1, 2021

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Spelman College seeks teacher/scholars dedicated to excellence in teaching and to the continued enhancement of the academic environment for students and colleagues. Founded in 1881, Spelman College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Atlanta, GA. The oldest historically Black college for women in the United States, Spelman is a member of the Atlanta University Center Consortium and Atlanta Regional Consortium for Higher Education.

The Department of Art & Visual Culture is part of the Division of the Arts that includes the departments of Dance Performance & Choreography, Music, Theater & Performance, and the Spelman College Innovation Lab.

Position Summary:

The Department of Art & Visual Culture invites applications for a part-time Instructor to teach editing in the documentary filmmaking major beginning February 2021.

Applicants should be able to demonstrate a strong background in storytelling through video editing and have professional experience in all phases of video post-production using Adobe Premiere and other applications in the Adobe Creative Suite.

The appointment requires a two course teaching load; The Art of Video Editing, an introductory course for sophomores, and Post-Production for Senior Thesis, an advanced course for seniors completing their thesis films.


The ideal candidate will have a M.F.A. or equivalent professional experience in editing and post-production. Prior teaching experience is preferred but not required. The successful candidate will have earned a terminal degree (MFA) or an equivalent record of professional accomplishments.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:

Any correspondence regarding the position or your application will be relayed to you by our Faculty Support Team. Please do not reach out to any department faculty regarding the position or status of your application. We appreciate your interest and consideration.

EEO Statement:

Spelman College is an EEO/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Title IX Employer and we participate in E-Verify. We are a smoke-free campus




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Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 1/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time