Academic Job: Russian Language and Culture Instructor (Halhousie U.)

Deadline for Applications: June 30, 2016

The Dalhousie University Department of Russian Studies seeks applications for a ten-month 100% full-time limited term appointment (August 1 – May 31) at the Instructor level in Russian language and culture, effective August 1, 2016. The position is subject to budgetary approval. Applicants should preferably have a Ph.D. in Russian linguistics/literature. Applicants with an MA degree will be considered on the individual basis as well. Native or native-equivalent command of Russian and English, as well as experience in teaching the Russian language at an undergraduate level, are required. The instructor will teach language and introductory Russian culture courses for the equivalent of four full-credit (eight half-credit) classes during the ten-month period. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and administrative skills. An up-to-date curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three letters of reference forwarded under separate cover should be submitted both in hard copy and electronically to the Search Committee at the following address:

Dr. Shao-Pin Luo
Russian Language and Culture Search
Department of Russian Studies
Dalhousie University
McCain Arts, 6135 University Ave., Room 3060
PO BOX 15000,
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2, Canada

For further academic curriculum information of the Russian Studies at Dalhousie, please contact Professor Yuri

For further administrative information, please contact Ms. Tamara Cantrill, Administrative Secretary, 902-494-3473,

The deadline for applications is June 30, 2016. It may be extended, therefore check with the department and send your intention of interest ASAP to Ms. Cantrill and Professor Leving.

The full and definitive text of the job advertisement with disclosures (All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority) may be found here: