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Humanist Archives: Nov. 15, 2018, 5:35 a.m. Humanist 32.185 - Asst. professor (Pittsburgh)

                  Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 32, No. 185.
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        Date: 2018-11-14 17:52:50+00:00
        From: Willard McCarty 
        Subject: Job Announcement: Assistant Professor of Multimedia and Digital Culture, University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown

> From: "Justus, Marissa Landrigan" 
> Date: 13 November 2018

I am pleased to pass along the following job posting, with review 
beginning January 15. Please be in touch with any questions.

Assistant Professor, Multimedia and Digital Culture

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.

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.

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 

Marissa Landrigan
Associate Professor, Creative & Professional Writing
Co-coordinator, Multimedia & Digital Culture
University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown

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