Academic Position: Asst./Assoc./Full Professor of Russian Language & Lit. (Hunter College)

Deadline for Application: January 25, 2016

The Division of Russian and Slavic Studies of the Department of Classical and Oriental Studies of Hunter College, City University of New York, invites applications for a tenure track/tenured position at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor to teach Russian language and literature beginning in Fall 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a wide range of undergraduate courses in 19th , 20th, and 21st -century Russian literature and culture, both in Russian and English, as well as upper-level Russian-language courses as needed. The position also involves thesis advising for Russian majors and minors and other Hunter College students, as well as an active role in extracurricular student activities.  The successful candidate will share responsibility for committee and department assignments including administrative, supervisory, and other functions.


For Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor:

Ph.D. by time of appointment. Area of secondary specialization is open, but preference may be given to candidates with expertise in translation studies and comparative literature. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English is required. Demonstrated strength in research and publication and excellence in teaching are required. The department values collegiality and a commitment to service to the program, department, college, and university.


Rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. CUNY offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to its faculty, covering health insurance, pension and retirement benefits, paid parental leave, and savings programs.  We also provide mentoring and support for research, scholarship, and publication as part of our commitment to ongoing faculty professional development.


Candidates should provide a letter of application, a current CV, one writing sample of scholarly work (30 pp. maximum), and three confidential letters of recommendation.

Click on the “Apply Now” button and follow the application instructions. Please have your resume or curriculum vitae and cover letter with names and contact information of 3 professional references available to attach into the application before you begin. The resume, cover letter and any other required documents must be uploaded as ONE document. The document must be in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .rtf, or text format. Incomplete application packages will not be considered.


Review of applications will start on January 25, 2016 and continue until an appropriate candidate is found.