The Broadcast & Digital Journalism Department at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications is seeking an experienced multimedia journalist to join our team on a two-year contract as an Assistant Teaching Professor. Continued employment beyond the initial two-year appointment is possible. We are looking for a journalist who has a successful track record of reporting and/or producing news on multiple platforms including television, online, and through social media. Specifically, the ideal candidate will be equally at home reporting and/or producing news for traditional broadcast distribution as well as distribution through online and social media platforms such as Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook. Anyone who may lack traditional broadcast experience but has led a digital team at a radio or television station is also encouraged to apply.
Previous teaching experience is a plus, but not required. A master’s degree is preferred; a bachelor’s degree is required.
Job Specific Qualifications:
It is important candidates have solid, up-to-date skills and enthusiasm for training tomorrow’s journalists and will share our department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion in journalism education.
With teaching as the primary responsibility, the person hired could be asked to teach undergraduate and graduate courses including reporting for television, radio, online, and social media. Additional classes may include multi-platform news writing, multimedia storytelling, and news ethics. This professor will teach six courses per academic year. The position requires a variety of service duties, including: academic and career advising of undergraduate and graduate students; department, school and university committee service; curriculum development; and community/industry outreach.
Internal Number: 074803
About Syracuse University- S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications
Syracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.
The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit www.syracuse.edu.
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.
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