Visiting Scholar - Communication - (FAC001592)

Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Oct 28, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time


The Valenti School is seeking an established scholar to join our faculty for the spring of 2021 ONLY as a visiting scholar.

The candidate should have a PhD in communication, be at the rank of full professor, and have an established research agenda focused on communication as it relates to the continent of Africa. The candidate will teach a course on digital media in Africa during the spring semester. The candidate should have a defined research agenda that he or she can give a public talk about as well. Ideally, candidates will have expertise in the areas of journalism, global communication, with a focus on debates around mis and dis-information, and at least 5 years of experience in conducting fieldwork in Sub-Saharan Africa.

UH is a growing urban research institution and its student body reflects the racial, ethnic, and international diversity of the Houston metropolitan area. Located in the fourth largest city in the U.S., Houston is home to one of the largest medical centers in the world, numerous global energy corporations, and a vibrant arts community.

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications :

PhD in communication, rank of full professor, established research agenda in specified area of study.

Notes to Applicant: Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of the final candidate. All positions at the university are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check.

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