Academic Job: Visiting Asst. Prof. of Russian (U. of Wisconsin-Madison)

Review of Applications Begins: July 25, 2016 (Ongoing Until Filled)

University of Wisconsin – Madison
Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic
Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, Fall 2016

The Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic at the University of Wisconsin – Madison announces a one-semester position for a Visiting Assistant Professor for Fall 2016 to teach two courses: one advanced course in Russian language and literature (taught entirely in Russian to students beyond fourth-year Russian) and one course on Soviet literature in translation, with an optional discussion section in Russian. Active research agenda and readiness to perform service on departmental committees is expected. The successful candidate would need to be on campus by Monday, 29 August 2016, and classes begin on Tuesday, 6 September 2016.

Ph.D. in hand strongly preferred; however, ABD applicants will be considered, in which case the title would be Lecturer. The applicant should have experience teaching Russian language and literature at a North American university, including at least two semesters’ experience teaching Russian language and one semester’s experience teaching Russian literature in translation. Native or near-native proficiency in both Russian and English is expected.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis starting 07/25/2016 and will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Please send a cover letter, CV, and list of three references by email to:

Professor Irina Shevelenko
Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic

UW–Madison is an equal opportunity employer that hires without regard to, but not limited to, the following: gender, race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, creed, religion, age, marital status, disability, genetic information, political affiliation, ancestry, status as a veteran or disabled veteran, or other classifications protected by state or federal laws.