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Film Production Lecturer at Georgia Tech Literature, Media and Communications – Writing and Communications

Film Production Lecturer at Georgia Tech Literature, Media and Communications – Writing and Communications

Job overview

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication (https://www.lmc.gatech.edu) at the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, Georgia) is seeking to fill a non-tenure-track faculty position in Post Production and Visual Effects, core subjects to teach in our bachelor’s degree programs. We are seeking a student-centered educator who prioritizes student success and incorporates real-world industry practices into his teaching.


The successful candidate will be expected to:

  • Teach undergraduate courses in the following subject areas: post-production, advanced post-production, video production, and advanced video production. The typical teaching load is 3/3 in the fall and spring semesters.
  • Organize and coordinate interactive content and immersive pedagogical strategies for the entire sequence of these courses within the undergraduate curriculum.
  • Develop outward-facing initiatives that highlight student success and increase the visibility of the film program.
  • Maintain a creative agenda and integrate new knowledge into courses for continuous innovation.
  • Participate in relevant school, college and institute services.

Required qualifications

University degree in film production or a related discipline

Preferred Qualifications

  • MFA or PhD, in film production or a related field
  • Willingness to design new course offerings in the field of film production
  • University teaching experience and industry experience in post-production and/or visual effects.
  • A record of creative work in film, television and/or media
  • Experience integrating and designing practical approaches to learning current post-production workflows and industry-standard non-linear editing software
  • Demonstrated competency and creative mastery in the field of filmmaking with a specialization in post-production and visual effects

Required documents to attach

Applicants should submit the following:

  • an application letter
  • a resume or resume
  • a statement of philosophy for teaching, mentoring, and advising undergraduate students
  • a description of teaching interests

A creative portfolio and three references will be requested at a later date.

Apply before the date

Applications will be considered as starting points January 15, 2024 or until the position is filled.

Contact information

Requests for information can be directed to jthornton30+lmcfilms@gatech.edu


Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, highly qualified student body, and commitment to building an outstanding and diverse community of learning, discovery, and creation. We strongly encourage applicants whose values ​​align with our institutional values ​​as outlined in our strategic plan. These values ​​include academic excellence, diversity of thought and experience, research and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and responsibility. Georgia Tech has policies in place to promote a healthy work-life balance and recognizes that faculty recruitment may require balancing the demands of two careers.

About Us

Georgia Tech is a premier public research university in the heart of Atlanta, a diverse and vibrant city with numerous economic and cultural strengths. The institute serves more than 45,000 students through world-class bachelor’s, master’s and executive programs in engineering, computer science, science, business, design and humanities. Georgia Tech faculty received more than $1.4 billion in research awards last year in areas such as biomedical technology, artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience and national security. Georgia Tech is among the top 20 universities in the country for research and development spending and is the No. 1 institution without a medical school.

About the School of Literature, Media and Communications (LMC) at the Georgia Institute of Technology

The School of Literature, Media and Communication is a multidisciplinary program. It offers degrees in literature, media and communications and in computational media, MS degrees in digital media, human-computer interaction, and a Ph.D. in digital media. Film and media courses are offered in these and adjacent programs and attract a wide range of students. The school includes the Writing and Communications Program, the Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, and the Institute’s Communications Center (CommLab), providing discipline-specific courses and communications support to a campus-wide audience. For more information, visit www.lmc.gatech.edu.

LMC’s film production curriculum includes video production, advanced video production, documentary production, introduction to post-production, and advanced post-production. It has its own post-production lab with access to the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite and DaVinci Resolve software. It is also home to LMCFilms, a production lab that equips students across the LMC curriculum with industry-standard filmmaking tools and best collaborative practices to promote sophisticated visual aesthetics and prepare them for success in the Georgia film industry. For more information, visit lmcfilmc.lmc.gatech.edu.


Atlanta, GA

Georgia Tech Mission and Values

Georgia Tech’s mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. The Institute has nine key values ​​that are fundamental to everything we do:

1. Students are our top priority.

2. We strive for excellence.

3. We thrive on diversity.

4. We celebrate collaboration.

5. We are committed to innovation.

6. We respect freedom of research and expression.

7. We promote the well-being of our community.

8. We act ethically.

9. We are responsible stewards.

Over the next decade, Georgia Tech will become an example of inclusive innovation, a leading technological research university of unparalleled scale, tirelessly committed to serving the common good; Breaking new ground in tackling the greatest local, national and global challenges and opportunities of our time; make technology widely accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from diverse backgrounds who are prepared to generate new ideas and create solutions with real human impact.

Same setting option

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) is an equal employment opportunity employer. The university is committed to a fair and respectful environment for everyone. To this end, and in accordance with federal and state law, Board of Regents policies, and university policy, Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity/or employment to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and applicants , contractors, volunteers and participants in institutional programs, activities or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal employment opportunity and educational activities.

Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, based on race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities , employment and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including partners, invitees, and guests. In addition, Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination based on citizenship status, immigration status, and national origin in hiring, firing, and recruiting, unless such restrictions are necessary to comply with or apply to any law, regulation, order, or direction of the Attorney General required by a federal, state or local contract.

All members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Core Values ​​Statement of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability and Respect. These values ​​fundamentally shape and support the work of our university. In addition, all faculty, staff, and administrators must be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents and Georgia Institute of Technology’s policies on freedom of expression and academic freedom. For more information about these policies, please visit: Board of Regents Policy Manual | University System of Georgia (usg.edu).