Faculty Position in Media Creation and Multicultural Studies - Carnegie Mellon University

Monday, January 15, 2018 - 12:00am

Department of Modern Languages
Carnegie Mellon University
Faculty Position in Media Creation and Multicultural Studies

The Department of Modern Languages in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, invites applications for a faculty position in media creation and multicultural studies beginning July 1, 2018. Successful candidates should have a Ph.D. or advanced degree with demonstrable expertise in media creation, an area of interdisciplinary multicultural studies, and second language learning. The individual hired will hold responsibility for managing the activities of a new technology-rich space on campus that promotes the global and intercultural capability of the campus community and visitors through immersive, interactive culture and language learning experiences. Candidates should have demonstrated excellence in teaching, ability to teach courses in media creation, digital literacies, and cultural studies, and collaborate closely with colleagues and students on content creation that integrates language and culture learning with use of the technologies of the space, (for example, augmented and Virtual Reality, Interactive Video Wall, App development). Also important is administrative experience in areas such as facilities management and the recruiting and supervision of student staff. They should have advanced level proficiency in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, or Spanish. Carnegie Mellon has five professional faculty tracks which differ in terms of the portfolio of responsibilities and the expectations for advancement: tenure, teaching, research, library, special). The faculty track and teaching load of this position will be determined at hire after consultation with the Dean and Department Head.

Applications will be accepted online through Interfolio. Review of applications will begin January 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should use the link below to submit a letter of application, resume, statements of teaching, curricular interests, and key projects, and three (3) letters of recommendation. Representative samples of creative work, not to be returned, may also be included. Carnegie Mellon is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer -- M/F/Disability/Veteran.

Carnegie Mellon University seeks to meet the needs of dual- career couples and is a member of the Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) that assists with dual-career searches. Successful candidates must be committed to working with diverse student and community populations. Please visit “Why Carnegie Mellon” to learn more about life in Pittsburgh and becoming part of a welcoming institution that inspires innovations.

Applications through Interfolio.

Contact Sébastien Dubreil (sebd@cmu.edu) for further questions.


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