The Communications Department is seeking applicants in the area of Media and Diversity Issues, broadly defined. This recruitment is part of an ambitious Invest Syracuse Cluster Hire Initiative in the broad area of Social Difference/Social Justice. As an integral part of this investment, Syracuse University will recruit multiple candidates for faculty positions for a research cluster in the focus area of Social Difference and Social Justice. Faculty hired into these positions will build on our existing strengths in the focus area and will participate in an organized research cluster that spans multiple departments in the Newhouse School, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Law School.
About the Newhouse School: Widely regarded as the nation's leading school of communications, the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications is home to approximately 2,000 undergraduate, 200 residential grad, 200 online grad and 15 doctoral students. The School is housed in a 250,000-square-foot, three-building complex that includes state-of-the-art classrooms, a 300-seat auditorium, a research center, an executive education wing, a café and many spaces for formal and informal meetings and collaboration among students, faculty and staff. A recent $18 million renovation of Newhouse 2 includes the Studio and Innovation Center. This center encompasses a high-tech entertainment production environment that rivals many Hollywood studios, a creative hub where Newhouse expertise in content development and production meets the latest media technology and programming trends and a top-of-the-line digital news center. This space provides the school with a cutting-edge media facility that gives students the best possible preparation for careers in the communications industry.
Beyond this, our school continues its tradition of attracting the best and brightest. Students are among the best in the country, having secured a place in the class through a highly competitive admissions process. This year's incoming freshmen earned an average 3.8 GPA.
To learn more about the Newhouse School, our department and our students, visit http://newhouse.syr.edu.
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About Syracuse University
Syracuse University is a place where talent, desire, and opportunity thrive. In 12 different schools and colleges that span the liberal arts and professional disciplines, students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds come together to learn, create, and break boundaries.
The University is also a vital part of the community, providing services as well as being a leader in employee benefits, work-life and organizational development, training, student employment, staff relations, and workforce diversity.
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