Assistant Professor at Humanities Division University of Pittsburgh, Division of Humanities United States

Assistant Professor



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For full consideration, send letter of application, vita, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference (directly from source or placement office) to Prof. Marissa Landrigan, Chair of MMDC Search, Humanities Division, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, 450 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, PA 15904; email ProfessorMarissa@pitt.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled; to receive full consideration, all materials should be received by the initial review date. The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.


Posting Details

Job Type Faculty


Position Title Assistant Professor


Department Name 41206-Johnstown Hum-Multimedia and Digital Culture


Position Number 0002499


Posting Number F0001751


Position Details
The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown seeks an assistant professor for a tenure-track position in the Division of Humanities starting in August 2019. Candidates should have a PhD in a Humanities field with one of the following specializations: Digital Humanities, New Media, Archival Design, or Quantitative Methods of Literary Analysis with a background or secondary specialization in Creative Writing, English Literature, Journalism, or Rhetoric and Communication. We seek an individual who will teach four courses a term, conduct research, and help to develop UPJ’ s new interdisciplinary Multimedia and Digital Culture (MMDC) program at the intersection of the humanities and computer science/engineering. This individual will teach “Digital Tools and Technologies,” a foundational course in the new program, as well as the MMDC Capstone course, and will develop and teach intermediate and advanced courses in his or her area of specialization. He or she will also develop and monitor internships for the new program and may be asked to occasionally teach general education courses in the Humanities. Additional duties include student advising and university service activities.

 

Qualifications other than the degree and specialization noted above include college teaching in relevant course areas; evidence of teaching effectiveness; commitment to teaching excellence; and strong potential for and evidence of creative and scholarly achievement. The University is particularly interested in qualified candidates who, through their teaching, research, or service, demonstrate an active and ongoing interest in diverse populations.

 

Pitt-Johnstown is a comprehensive four-year undergraduate campus of the University of Pittsburgh System, located 70 miles southeast of Pittsburgh on a beautiful 650-acre wooded site in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania. The college community includes roughly 3,000 undergraduate students and 150 full-time faculty distributed through seven academic divisions: Education, Engineering, Humanities, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Business Enterprise, and Social Sciences. Each division offers four-year baccalaureate programs. The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

 

Application Process
For full consideration, send letter of application, vita, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference (directly from source or placement office) to Prof. Marissa Landrigan, Chair of MMDC Search, Humanities Division, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, 450 Schoolhouse Road, Johnstown, PA 15904; email ProfessorMarissa@pitt.edu. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled; to receive full consideration, all materials should be received by the initial review date.

 

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled.

 

Child Protection Clearances
The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

 

Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 01/15/2019


Contact Person Prof. Marissa Landrigan


Contact Email ProfessorMarissa@pitt.edu


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