Lecturer in Film Production

Job Summary

The School of Literature, Media, and Communication (https://www.lmc.gatech.edu) of the Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, Georgia) seeks to fill a Lecturer (non-tenure-track) position in Post-Production and Visual Effects to teach core courses in our undergraduate degree programs.  We seek a student-centered educator who prioritizes student success and integrates real-world industry practices into their teaching.


The successful candidate is 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 across the sequence of these courses within the undergraduate curriculum.
  • Develop outward facing initiatives that spotlight student success and increase the film program's visibility.
  • Maintain a creative agenda and incorporate new knowledge into courses for continuous innovation.
  • Participate in related service to the school, college, and Institute.

Required Qualifications

Graduate degree, in Film Production or related discipline

Preferred Qualifications

  • MFA or PhD, in film production or related area
  • Willingness to design new film production course offerings
  • Higher Ed 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 hands-on approaches to learning current post-production workflows and industry standard, non-linear editing software
  • Evidence of proficiency and creative mastery in the field of filmmaking, with a specialization in post-production and visual effects

Required Documents to Attach

Applicants should submit:

  • a letter of application
  • a curriculum vitae or resume
  • a statement of philosophy on teaching, mentoring, and advising undergraduate students
  • a description of teaching interests

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

Apply Before Date

Applications will be considered beginning January 15, 2024 or until the position is filled. 

Contact Information

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


Georgia Tech prides itself on its technological resources, collaborations, high-quality student body, and its 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, inquiry and innovation, collaboration and community, and ethical behavior and stewardship. Georgia Tech has policies to promote a healthy work-life balance and is aware that attracting faculty may require meeting the needs of two careers.

About Us

Georgia Tech is a top-ranked public research university situated 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 top-ranked undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in engineering, computing, science, business, design, and liberal arts. Georgia Tech's faculty attracted more than $1.4 billion in research awards this past year in fields ranging from biomedical technology to artificial intelligence, energy, sustainability, semiconductors, neuroscience, and national security. Georgia Tech ranks among the nation's top 20 universities for research and development spending and No. 1 among institutions 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 multi-disciplinary program. It offers degrees in Literature, Media, and Communication, and in Computational Media, M.S. degrees in Digital Media, Human-Computer Interaction, as well as a Ph.D. in Digital Media. Film and media courses are taught across these and adjourning programs and attract a wide range of students. The School includes the Writing and Communication Program, the Brittain Postdoctoral Fellowship Program, the Institute's Communication Center (CommLab), and provides discipline-specific courses and communication support for campus-wide audiences.  For more information, visit www.lmc.gatech.edu.

LMC's film production curriculum includes video production, advanced video production, documentary film production, intro to post-production, and advanced post-production. It has a dedicated 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 empowers students across the LMC curriculum with industry-standard film tools and best collaborative practices to nurture a sophisticated visual aesthetic and prepare them for success in the Georgia film industry. For more information, visit lmcfilmc.lmc.gatech.edu.


Atlanta, GA

Georgia Tech's 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 foundational 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 champion innovation. 

6.          We safeguard freedom of inquiry and expression. 

7.          We nurture the wellbeing 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 unmatched scale, relentlessly committed to serving the public good; breaking new ground in addressing the biggest local, national, and global challenges and opportunities of our time; making technology broadly accessible; and developing exceptional, principled leaders from all backgrounds ready to produce novel ideas and create solutions with real human impact. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

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

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All members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, which consists of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values shape and fundamentally support our University's work. Additionally, all faculty, staff, and administrators must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents and Georgia Institute of Technology's policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom. More information on these policies can be found here: Board of Regents Policy Manual | University System of Georgia (usg.edu).

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