Category Archives: Academic Jobs

Acad. Job: Lecturer, Russian Language (Washington)

Deadline for Applications: July 1, 2019

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Central Washington University is hiring a full-time Russian lecturer to teach Russian language courses at all levels during 2019-2020 academic year. The position is subject to enrollments and has potential for renewal.

Applicants should apply through CWU lecturer pool. The review will begin immediately until the position is filled before July 1, 2019. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Russian and BCS Lang. Lecturer (UT Austin)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a one-year lecturer, with the possibility of renewal, from Fall 2019-Spring 2020. Applicants must be qualified to teach Russian and Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian at beginning-advanced levels. Salary is based upon qualifications and experience.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, and a curriculum vitae, to Professor Mary Neuburger, Chair, Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, 2505 University Avenue, Stop F3600, University of Texas, Austin, 78712.  The University of Texas at Austin is an AA/EEO employer, and requires all expected hires to undergo a criminal background check.

Acad. Job: Russian Lang. Instructor (UVA)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The University of Virginia Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks to hire a non-tenure track, part-time, lead instructor for Second-Year Russian for the two semesters of the 2019-2020 academic year.  Compensation will take the form of $6000 in wages for each course.  One or two additional courses, in Russian literature and culture, may also become available later.  Continue reading

Acad. Job: Adjunct Instructor in Russian (St. Louis)

Deadline for Applications: As soon as possible (Review of applications begins May 18, 2019)

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to undergraduate and graduate education, research, health care, and service seeks an adjunct instructor in Russian (Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) for the Fall 2019 semester.

The desired qualifications for a successful candidate include an ABD or PhD in Russian or Slavic Languages (with a focus on Russian), an ability to teach Russian at the beginning and Continue reading

Acad. Job: Tenure Track Prof. Russian Lang/Culture (Tampere, Finland)

Deadline for Applications: June 3, 2019

Tampere University is seeking an assistant professor, associate professor or full professor in the field of Russian language and culture. A successful candidate is a highly motivated and accomplished academic who will be an active and innovative co-builder of the research and teaching area of Russian language and culture.

Responsibilities of the position that may be included:

  • pursue and supervise scientific research in the field,
  • lead, conduct and develop research-led teaching, curriculum development and student supervision in the Degree Programme in Languages
  • seek, win and manage research funding
  • demonstrate effective academic leadership engaging with external stakeholders

For more information visit their job listing webpage or contact:

Head of Unit (Languages), Professor Kaisa Koskinen (kaisa.koskinen@tuni.fi, +358 50 318 1193).

Acad. Job: Asst. Prof. of Polish Language (Toronto)

Deadline for Applications: May 15, 2019

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a two-year contractually limited term appointment (CLTA) at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Polish Language, Literature and Culture beginning July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter, and ending on June 30, 2021. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Lead Instructor Second-Year Russian (UVA)

Applications will be considered beginning April 25, 2019.

The University of Virginia Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks to hire a non-tenure track, part-time, lead instructor for Second-Year Russian for the two semesters of the 2019-2020 academic year.  Compensation will take the form of $6000 in wages for each course.  One or two additional courses, in Russian literature and culture, may also become available later.

A terminal degree is desired but not required. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching. Teaching experience is required, preferably in North America at the college level. Applications will be considered beginning April 25, 2019. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Russian Lang. Lecturer (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Deadline for Applications: May 25, 2019; Ongoing Until Filled

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Modern Languages and Literature is seeking a full-time lecturer for the academic year 2019-2020. This is a non-tenure, possibly renewable position. The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate courses, 24-26 credit hours, in a vibrant Russian language program at a comprehensive research university. The Department is unable to sponsor visa applications for this position. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Visiting Lecturer in Russian Lit (UCSD)

Deadline for Applications: May 10, 2019

The Department of Literature at UC San Diego invites applicants to teach one or more courses in Russian Literature during the 2019-2020 academic year. They would especially welcome candidates able to teach a course in late 19th-century Russian literature. However, all areas and proposed courses will be considered. Ph.D. or MFA or Master’s Degree in related field by time of appointment and outstanding teaching experience are required. Continue reading