Friday, April 15, 2022

Pitt hiring Visiting Lecturer of East Asian Media Studies.

The University of Pittsburgh's Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures is hiring a Visiting Lecturer of East Asian Media Studies.
The Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a Visiting Lecturer in East Asian media studies, pending budgetary approval. This is a full-time, non-tenure stream position. The initial appointment is for three years and will begin on September 1, 2022. The course load is six courses per year, divided among the Department of East Asian Languages and Literatures (1 course), the Department of Communication (2 courses), and the School of Computing and Information (3 courses).

The ideal candidate will address the curricular needs in an interdisciplinary area of media studies in East Asia, including issues such as privacy, social, political, and ethical implications of data in today’s society, media and consumer culture, data privacy, and data-oriented courses that may use quantitative methodology.

The candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in hand at the time of application in a discipline, such as communication, media studies, or a related field.

The candidate should possess native or near-native fluency in English and an East Asian language (Chinese, Japanese, or Korean) in all skill areas, as well as experience and interest in teaching at all levels of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum. The candidate should demonstrate energy to collaborate with our existing film studies and media studies faculty and work with other Asianists on campus. The candidate should have experience in teaching for at least three years of in-person and/or remote courses at a North American educational institution of higher learning.

The candidate should present documented evidence of excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and innovative pedagogy, as well as a commitment to curriculum and programming that appeals to a diverse student body. The candidate should also demonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice issues.