Alexia Chair for Documentary Photography

Employer
Syracuse University
Location
Syracuse
Posted
Oct 23, 2012
Closes
Nov 22, 2012
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Other
Duration
Full Time

Alexia Chair for Documentary Photography

The Multimedia Photography and Design Department at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications seeks an accomplished visual journalist to serve on the faculty as the Alexia Chair for Documentary Photography.
The Newhouse School is one of the leading communications schools in the world and its graduates are some of the leading journalism professionals and educators in the U.S.
The duties of the Alexia Chair are: teach three courses per school year in documentary photography and/or multimedia storytelling; manage the annual Alexia Competition that awards a professional grant and five scholarships for students to study photojournalism at the Syracuse University London Program and mentor the winners in producing a picture story/multimedia project; to produce documentary photography lectures, seminars and workshops by professional photographers, at Syracuse University and around the world; serve on the Alexia Foundation Board.
Significant professional photojournalism experience and knowledge of multimedia production is required. A graduate degree is preferred. Candidates should include the URL to examples of their work or work produced under their supervision.
How to Apply: For consideration, candidates must apply at http://www.sujobopps.com (job#070070), complete an electronic application and attach a cover letter, resume or CV, and four professional references. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by November 30, 2012 and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Please direct questions to David Sutherland, Alexia Chair Search Committee, dcsuther@syr.edu.
The Newhouse School is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and especially welcomes applicants from underrepresented groups.
Syracuse University is an
Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.




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