Assistant Professor, Visual Communications, (emphasis Visual storytelling/documentary/photo)
Location: Syracuse, New York
Internal Number: 95947
The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University invites applicants to apply for a tenure-track faculty position in the Visual Communications (VIS) department to begin August 21, 2023. The successful candidate will primarily teach photo and video storytelling for students studying photography, video and graphic design, as well as Newhouse ﬁrst year undergrads in the foundational Multimedia Storytelling course.
Widely regarded as the nation's leading communications school, Newhouse is home to approximately 2,000 undergraduate and 180 graduate students. It 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. The Dick Clark Studios and the Allen Gerry Center for Media Innovation, include a high-tech entertainment production space, and provides the school with a cutting-edge media facility that gives students a strong preparation for careers in the profession.
The school also has a dedicated professional, two-story photo studio, as well as the Kim Steele Portfolio Center and digital printing facility.
Our students come from around the world and secure a place in the class through a highly competitive admissions process. This year's incoming freshmen earned an average 3.9 GPA.
About the Newhouse School Widely regarded as the nation's leading school of communications, the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University is home to approximately 2,000 undergraduates, 200 residential master's degree students, 200 online master's degree students and 15 doctoral degree students. They are among the best in the country, having secured a place in the class through a highly competitive admissions process. The typical admitted first-year student has a 3.8 GPA and an SAT score in the 1300s
The school's 250,000-square-foot, three-building complex is a leading-edge learning environment where students are exposed to the tools and technologies used by professionals in the field. Features include Dick Clark Studios, a high-tech entertainment production facility that rivals many Hollywood studios; the Diane and Bob Miron Digital News Center, complete with a contemporary news set, a green screen, state-of-the-art lighting systems and cameras; the Alan Gerry Center for Media Innovation, a creative hub where Newhouse expertise in content development and production meets the latest media technology and programming trends; the Emerging Insights Lab, a state-of-the-art social media command center; and the Collaborative Media Room, home to the student-produced multimedia news site, The NewsHouse.
In January 2020, the S.I. Newhouse Foundation announced a $75 million gift to the Newhouse School, the largest donation to Syracuse University in its 150-year history and one of the largest ever to any communications school.
To learn more about the Newhouse School, visit https://newhouse.syr.edu.
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