Assistant Professor - Visual Storytelling

Syracuse, New York
Oct 30, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Professor - Visual Storytelling

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 19, 2019. 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. The successful candidate should demonstrate an ability to connect technology to the enhancement of story experiences for users and viewers of media.

Our students produce both still and video content. Therefore, the new hire must have significant professional experience in the practice of visual storytelling as it relates to documentary photography/photojournalism and video production. Regardless of specialization, the successful candidate must demonstrate excellent teaching skills and a strong potential to be a thought leader and gain national visibility in their field.

For full description and online application instructions, go to, job #074097.

Cover letter, resume or vitae, a teaching philosophy statement, a portfolio website URL and a list of four references with contact information must be included in the online application. Review of applications begins November 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.

For more information, feel free to contact Bruce Strong, Search and VIS Department Chair, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, Syracuse University. Phone: 315-443-4864. Email: [email protected]

Syracuse University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to equality of opportunity and a diverse work force. Women, military veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.