Academic Job: Instructor of Russian (U. of South Carolina)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures is accepting applications for a full-time non-tenure track Instructor of Russian beginning August 16, 2016 at a 9-month salary of $42,000. This is an annual appointment that must be renewed each year, contingent upon satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding. This position will be assigned a teaching load of four courses each semester (eight per academic year) in introductory through advanced Russian and also may be assigned service duties in the program.

Minimum Qualifications:
A Master’s degree in Russian or a related field is required in hand by August 15, 2016. Evidence of excellent, successful Russian language teaching at the collegiate level; native or near-native fluency in Russian and English; and a strong commitment to program building and collegiality are also required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Preference will be given to applicants with a specialization in applied linguistics. A Ph.D. in Russian is desirable. Interest in leading study abroad trips to Russia welcome.

Application Process:
Candidates can complete an application and upload a CV, a letter stating interest in the position and teaching philosophy, a list of three references with contact information, and one full set of student evaluations from a Russian language class by visiting the USC HR site, which will be live next week.

For more information, and to apply, click here.