Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 33, No. 776. Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London Hosted by King's Digital Lab www.dhhumanist.org Submit to: email@example.com Date: 2020-04-17 20:36:25+00:00 From: Justus, Jeremy Clayton
Subject: Visiting Assistant Professor Job at University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Friends and Colleagues, I'm happy, during these trying times, to announce that the Journalism and Multimedia and Digital Culture programs jointly seek applicants capable of teaching courses in both Journalism and Digital Humanities at a regional branch campus of the University of Pittsburgh. Feel free to contact me, Jeremy C. Justus, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information. Details below: The Division of Humanities at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (UPJ) invites applications for a full-time Visiting Instructor/Assistant Professor who will teach, advise majors, and serve in the Journalism and Multimedia and Digital Culture programs. Candidates should have experience in working as a Journalist and have either an MA in Digital and Print Journalism, Journalism Entrepreneurship, or Mass Media Arts and Journalism (or) an MS in Multimedia Journalism. The successful candidate will have a four-course (12 credit) per semester teaching load and offer courses that like Reporting 1, Feature Writing, Introduction to Journalism, Copyreading/Editing, Magazine Writing, Digital Humanities, and other courses essential to preparing students to serve in the Journalism and Digital Humanities fields. The start date for these positions is August 2020. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to: 1. providing well-prepared, appropriately designed, carefully focused classes to undergraduates that emphasize both the practical (basic and advanced skills) and the theoretical; 2. informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements; 3. preparing and grading class assignments, essays, and examinations, and informing students of their academic progress; 4. maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them in accordance published deadlines; 5. advertising/posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy. 6. engaging in program improvement initiatives sponsored by the Journalism and MMDC Departments and the Humanities Division; 7. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies; 8. advising majors in their selection of courses and maturation in the Journalism and MMDC programs; 9. demonstrating appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics; 10. advising students in their publication of the /Advocate (/our student newspaper); 11. establishing, monitoring, and guiding students in internships; and serving on Humanities Division and University-level committees focused upon the education of all of our students Desirable Qualifications: 1. Demonstrated commitment to student learning and to the success of all students in the open-access learning environment of a college or university; 2. Demonstrated sensitivity to issues of diversity, and ability to motivate and teach college students of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds, sexual orientations, genders, cultures, and learning styles, as well as students with disabilities or varied levels of academic preparation; 3. Training and/or experience in teaching undergraduate Journalism courses, as well as a willingness to teach other courses in the discipline as needed; 4. Commitment to innovation and improvement of teaching, 5. Commitment to professional and personal development; 6. Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a small-campus setting that requires involvement and responsibilities from each member; 7. Strong interpersonal skills and collaborative spirit; 8. Recent experience teaching Journalism; 9. Evidence of teaching effectiveness. The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is particularly committed to providing Minorities/Women/Vets/Disabled persons opportunities to work in the field of Journalism. The University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their leadership, research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. For full consideration, submit all application materials, including a cover letter, curriculum vita, transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference (directly from source or placement office) through the University of Pittsburghs Talent Center at https://www.join.pitt.edu/find-positions. Review of applications will begin on May 14, 2020 and continue until the position is filled; to receive full consideration, all materials should be received by the initial review date. Prior to any offer of employment, official transcripts will be required. Must send teaching philosophy, CV, and cover letter indicating interest in the 1 year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Journalism at UPJ.The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets Apply Here: https://cfopitt.taleo.net/careersection/pitt_faculty_external/jobdetail.ftl?job= 20002072&lang=en _______________________________________________ Unsubscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted List posts to: email@example.com List info and archives at at: http://dhhumanist.org Listmember interface at: http://dhhumanist.org/Restricted/ Subscribe at: http://dhhumanist.org/membership_form.php
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