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

Deadline for Applications: July 15, 2017

University of South Carolina
Instructor of Russian

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures is accepting applications for one full-time non-tenure track Instructor of Russian beginning August 15, 2017 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.

Duties: Teach introductory through advanced Russian language and/or culture or linguistics courses (four classes per semester); prepare course syllabi and handouts; evaluate and grade student class work, assignments and papers; maintain required records including student attendance and grades; maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students; participate in program and departmental meetings and activities.

Minimum Qualifications: A Master’s degree in Russian or a related field is required and must be in hand by August 1, 2017. Evidence of teaching experience at the collegiate level and native or near-native fluency in Russian and English is expected. Must currently be authorized to work in the U.S., without future need of any sponsorship for employment authorization.

Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Russian, or a related field.

Candidates must complete an application and upload a CV, letter of interest, one-page teaching philosophy, a full set of teaching evaluations, and a list of three references with contact information by visiting this link:

The deadline for completed applications is July 15. Screening will begin immediately.**

The University of South Carolina is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer.  Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities or decisions for qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status.