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Visiting Scholar - Comparative Cultural Studies - (FAC002443)

Employer
University of Houston
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jul 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, American Studies, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Other Humanities, Religion, Women's & Gender Studies
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Houston invites applications for a full-time, one-year teaching appointment. We are looking for a dynamic Visiting Scholar to offer four in-person courses over two semesters during the 2022-23 academic year.

Successful candidates will be able to teach courses in any area of Comparative Cultural Studies, ideally with thematic or topical synergies with existing areas of research and teaching strength in the department.

The Department of Comparative Cultural Studies at the University of Houston is an interdisciplinary department that is home to curricular programs in Anthropology, Liberal Studies, and Religious Studies. For further insight into the range of thematic and topical interests in the Department, applicants are encouraged to review the departmental website: https://www.uh.edu/class/ccs/

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.

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; 5) Statement of Teaching Philosophy; 6) Evidence of Effective Teaching/ sample course evaluations. All applications should be submitted electronically at: http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/uh-careers The Department is seeking outstanding candidates with the potential for excellence in teaching, experience working with students from diverse backgrounds, and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for disadvantaged students.

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

Qualifications :

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in a discipline or interdisciplinary field closely related to cultural studies, or provide evidence of progress toward completion of the degree and confirmation that the Ph.D. will have been awarded by August 15, 2022.

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. Required Attachments by Candidate Cover Letter/Letter of Application; Curriculum Vitae; Names and Contact Information of Three Academic References; Sample Course Syllabi; Statement of Teaching Philosophy; Evidence of Effective Teaching/ Sample Course Evaluations
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