Visiting Scholar - Film and Television Production - (FAC001863)

Texas, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time

The School of Theatre and Dance in partnership with the Valenti School of Communiations at the University of Houston invites applications for a full-time, one-year appointment in Film and Television Production. We are looking for a dynamic Visiting Scholar to offer three, in person courses over two semesters and to support the Program Director with modest administrative service during the 2021-22 academic year. Fall semester teaching begins the week of August 23, 2021.

For further insight into the range of thematic and topical interests in the Department, applicants are encouraged to review the departmental website:

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the United States, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. We welcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity. Individuals with a history of and commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

Successful candidates will be able to support the delivery of a film production internship course, and ideally, also courses in film and social impact and film history . The School of Theatre and Dance at the University of Houston is an interdisciplinary department that is home to curricular programs in Playwriting & Dramaturgy , Acting , Stage Management , Theatre Education

Applications should include: 1) cover letter, including statement of teaching experience and capabilities; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) names and contact information of three academic references; 4) sample course syllabi. All applications should be submitted electronically at:

The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

Qualifications :

Applicants must hold a masters degree in film studies, or a closely related discipline or interdisciplinary field, or provide evidence of progress toward completion of the degree and will have been awarded by August 15, 2021.

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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