Acad. Job: College Fellow in Russian Language and Literature (Harvard)

Deadline: August 23, 2019

As part of the College Fellows Program at Harvard University, the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is currently seeking a College Fellow for 2019-20. Information on the available positions in the College Fellow Program are available here:
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Slavic Languages and Literatures

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks applications for a College Fellow in Russian Language and Literature. The appointment is expected to begin on September 1, 2019. The College Fellow will have teaching responsibilities, with 25 percent of the appointment reserved for the Fellow’s own research. Teaching duties will include three courses or the equivalent: two courses or the equivalent at any level in the Russian language program and a tutorial for concentrators in Russian literature. The Fellow may also be asked to advise and evaluate senior theses as a regular part of their responsibilities.

The appointment is for one year, with the possibility of renewal for a second year, contingent on performance, position availability, curricular need, and divisional dean authorization. 

Basic Qualifications: Doctorate or the equivalent in Slavic Languages and Literatures or related discipline required by the expected start date and must have been received no earlier than 2015.

Additional Qualifications:Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching is desirable, as are near-native knowledge of Russian and English.

Special Instructions: Detailed requirements, position information, and a link to the online application are available at Complete applications, including letters of reference, must be submitted for full consideration; review of applications will begin on August 12, 2019 and candidates are encouraged to apply by then; applications will close on August 23, 2019

For letters of reference, please provide in the online application the names and contact information of 3 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. The application is considered complete only when three letters have been received.

Harvard University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.