first_imgThe Jack J. Valenti School of Communication at the University ofHouston invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorposition to teach courses in media production beginning in Fall of2021.The candidate will need to have demonstrated a substantive recordof research, or the potential thereof. The successful candidatewould be expected to teach undergraduate courses in mediaproduction and/or multimedia and visual journalism, and graduatecourses in journalism/mass communication. The successful candidatewill have teaching or professional experience in areas such asnarrative or documentary production, broadcast journalism,multimedia storytelling, podcasting, and/or data visualization. Wewelcome candidates whose experience in teaching, research, orcommunity service has prepared them to contribute to our commitmentto diversity and excellence.Valenti hosts ~500 undergraduate students majoring in mediaproduction, and these students gain real-world experience takingclasses and producing content in our Lance T. Funston CommunicationCenter, which is a state-of-the-art media and content productionfacility at the Valenti School of Communication ( The Center encompasses 3,300 square-feet of production spacebetween its two studios, complete with high definition studiocamera.The priority application deadline is November 6th, but the positionwill remain open until filled. The University of Houston isresponsive to the needs of dual career couples. The University ofHouston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities areencouraged to apply.Qualifications :The successful candidate will have teaching or professionalexperience in areas such as narrative or documentary production,broadcast journalism, multimedia storytelling, podcasting, and/ordata visualization. A Ph.D. is required.Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for afaculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of finalcandidate. All positions at the University of Houston are securitysensitive and will require a criminal history check. Incompleteapplications may not be considered.last_img

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