Assistant Professor or Professor of Practice, Newspaper and Online Journalism
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.For full descriptions and online application instructions, go to http://www.sujobopps.com. Under "search open positions," enter Job # 072791. Cover Letter, C.V., and a list of three references with names, email addresses and phone numbers must be attached. Review of applications will start at the priority deadline of Nov. 4, 2016. The position is open until filled. Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
|Job Title||Assistant Professor or Professor of Practice, Newspaper and Online Journalism|
|Pay Range||Commensurate with experience|
As determined by the department chair
|Unionized Position Code||Not Applicable|
The S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University invites applications for an experienced journalist to teach students in the journalism majors.
Courses focus on how to gather, produce and distribute content for all platforms, from basic news reporting and writing to advanced undergraduate and graduate courses that tackle in-depth reporting projects and incorporate all the elements of storytelling, including audio, video and social media tools.
Faculty title and salary depend on the candidate’s interests and qualifications — either a tenure track position or a Professor of Practice (PoP) appointment.
Regardless, the position values and prioritizes teaching our students. In addition to that, tenure track hires are expected to pursue activities that will position them as a well-known expert in the field and bring national visibility to Newhouse. The PoP appointment focuses more on industry outreach activities, with an obligation to build and maintain successful partnerships with outside journalism professionals and organizations, creating opportunities for our students through collaborations, internships, fellowships and jobs.
Tenure track candidates teach 5 classes per year. PoP hires teach 6.
The successful candidate will have recent hands-on professional experience and a track record of success in a digital environment as a content producer rather than manager. An area of specialized reporting and an interest in news at the daily and enterprise level— in an area such as government/politics, urban issues, international reporting or education, for example — is preferred.
Also valued: bilingual skills and a demonstrated interest in reporting on diverse communities.
A master’s or other advanced degree is preferred, as well as published work demonstrating relevant accomplishments, a network of connections in the field, and familiarity with digital platforms and tools. Some teaching experience is a plus.
|Job Specific Qualifications|
This hire will be expected to teach a range of required reporting courses, from our beginning ones to intermediate and advanced classes as well as existing upper-level electives such as Urban Affairs, and to offer ideas for new courses and original projects that immerse students in the local community and produce meaningful, original content competitive with our peer schools around the country. Most of the teaching will be for journalism undergraduates in our Newspaper and Online and Magazine majors.
The position requires a variety of other duties, including: academic and career advising of undergraduate and graduate students; department, school and university committee service; and curriculum development. Many of our teachers also take on additional classes teaching in our online program for master’s candidates.
Interested candidates must complete a brief faculty application. Candidates must attach online the following:
Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.
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Syracuse University has a long history of veteran support through education, transition, and hiring. Syracuse University was ranked #1 in New York State and 17th in the nation at the end of 1947 in veteran enrollment as a result of participating in the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 – the original GI Bill. Today, SU is strongly committed to the Yellow Ribbon Program which is a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill to assist in tuition educational benefits and other support. In addition, SU provides a career path for veterans to become Syracuse University employees.
|Job Posting Date||09/06/2016|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Message to Applicants||
For full descriptions and online application instructions, go to http://www.sujobopps.com. Under “search open positions,” enter Job # 072791. Cover Letter, C.V., and a list of three references with names, email addresses and phone numbers must be attached. Review of applications will start at the priority deadline of Nov. 4, 2016. The position is open until filled.
Applications from women and minority candidates are especially encouraged. Syracuse University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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