Johnstown Hum-Multimedia and Digital Culture - Pennsylvania-Johnstown - (19000035)
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
Internal Number: 19000035
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Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.