Adjunct Instructor in Visual Journalism

University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

Adjunct Instructor, Visual Journalism

Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Annenberg School of Journalism at the University of Southern California seeks an adjunct instructor to teach JOUR 321: Visual Journalism in Fall 2022.

JOUR 321: Visual Journalism is an undergraduate entry level course in visual storytelling.

This is a part-time, in-person position based in Los Angeles.

Applicants should have a minimum of five years professional experience working as a visual journalist. Candidates should be skilled in reporting, writing, shooting and editing video for non-broadcast platforms, basic principles of photography and design for news stories and best practices for journalists on social media. A strong candidate demonstrates a thoughtful understanding of current issues in the industry, including equity and inclusion in journalism. Prior teaching experience is a plus.

Applicants should send a letter describing their background, interests and areas of expertise, and an up-to-date resume or curriculum vitae through USC’s job site. Applicants should have a primary career elsewhere.

The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism prepares students to inquire, innovate and lead at the global crossroads of media, technology and culture. The school’s academic rigor, experiential learning opportunities, unparalleled network and state-of-the-art facilities allow students to develop intellectual, professional and ethical depth as they engage with expert faculty. As an epicenter for critical conversations among scholars, industry leaders and cultural icons, USC Annenberg prepares students to advance the fields of communication, journalism and public relations.