Academic Job: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, European Studies and Russian/Post-Soviet Studies (College of William and Mary)

Deadline for Applications: October 7, 2016

The Programs in European Studies and Russian/Post-Soviet Studies at the College of William and Mary seek applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level, beginning in August 2017.

We are two strong, interdisciplinary area studies programs at one of the best small public universities in the United States, and we are seeking a colleague with a commitment to excellence in teaching and research.

Candidates from all disciplines in the social sciences and humanities with appropriate expertise will be considered, pending department approval. The appointment will be jointly held in the Global Studies Program and in a host department appropriate for the candidate’s discipline. Research and teaching expertise in fields such as state socialism, the First and/or Second World Wars, post-socialist societies, migration, regionalism, and identity politics are particularly welcome.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach “Introduction to European Studies” and “Introduction to Russian and Post-Soviet Studies,” as well as topics courses and research seminars for both programs.

Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Ph.D at the time of appointment (August 10, 2017).
Candidates must possess the skills to teach compelling undergraduate courses in both Russian and Post-Soviet Studies (RPSS) and European Studies (ES), as well as in the candidate’s home department.

Applicants must apply online at Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests, a writing sample, and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which must speak directly to teaching ability. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted with instructions for how to submit a letter of reference.
For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, October 7, 2016. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The College conducts background checks on applicants for employment.