Assistant Professor - Media Production - (FAC001497)
The Jack J. Valenti School of Communication at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position to teach courses in media production beginning in Fall of 2021.
The candidate will need to have demonstrated a substantive record of research, or the potential thereof. The successful candidate would be expected to teach undergraduate courses in media production and/or multimedia and visual journalism, and graduate courses in journalism/mass communication. The successful candidate will have teaching or professional experience in areas such as narrative or documentary production, broadcast journalism, multimedia storytelling, podcasting, and/or data visualization. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Valenti hosts ~500 undergraduate students majoring in media production, and these students gain real-world experience taking classes and producing content in our Lance T. Funston Communication Center, which is a state-of-the-art media and content production facility at the Valenti School of Communication ( https://uh.edu/class/communication/about/facilities/FunstonCC/ ). The Center encompasses 3,300 square-feet of production space between its two studios, complete with high definition studio camera.
The priority application deadline is November 6th, but the position will remain open until filled. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidate will have teaching or professional experience in areas such as narrative or documentary production, broadcast journalism, multimedia storytelling, podcasting, and/or data visualization. A Ph.D. is required.
Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check. Incomplete applications may not be considered.