Acad. Job: Associate/Full Professor – East Central Europe (University of Texas)

Deadline: October 30, 2019

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies (DSES) in collaboration with the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for the position of associate or full professor, with an anticipated start in the fall semester of 2020. We seek applications from scholars who work on East Central Europe, with a specialization in cultural studies (including literary studies). Engagement in interdisciplinary and digital scholarship is welcome, and all candidates must have an active research and publication agenda. Candidates will be expected to teach one of the following languages: Czech, Polish, or Ukrainian and other departmental service courses, as part of a two course per semester load. The selected candidate will be expected to exhibit a commitment to service in the department, center, college, and university, and be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as direct graduate and undergraduate student independent research.


Ph.D. in Slavic language/literature, cultural studies or a related interdisciplinary degree plan is required.

Application Instructions

Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a scholarly writing sample of approximately 30 pages to Professor Mary Neuburger, Chair, Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, via Interfolio If you do not have a Dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one prior to applying for the position, assistance available from Interfolio’s Customer Support – or call (877) 997-8807.

Deadline for applications is October 30, 2019 and finalists will be interviewed via Skype inNovember or December. The University of Texas at Austin is an AA/EEO employer, and requires all expected hires to undergo a criminal background check.

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