The Department of Modern Languages in the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Carnegie Mellon University, in Pittsburgh, PA, invites applications for a faculty position in media creation and multicultural studies beginning July 1, 2018. Application deadline: January 15, 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. Candidates should also have advanced level proficiency in one or more of the following languages: Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Japanese, or Spanish.