Category Archives: Academic Jobs

Acad. Job: Visiting Asst. Prof. Russian Studies (Colorado Boulder)

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

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a one- academic-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies, starting August 19, 2019.  Position involves teaching survey courses in Russian literature and culture, folklore, and gender studies (20th-21st c.). Teaching load is two courses per semester (four per academic year).

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Acad. Job: Visiting Asst. Prof. (Miami)

Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2019; Ongoing Until Filled

Miami University’s German, Russian, Asian, Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures Department is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach a full load of courses, including Russian language, literature, and culture courses in English (possibly including folklore and film) at all levels; advise students. Renewable for second year based on need, successful performance and continued funding.
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Acad. Job: Post Doc Fellow in Eurasian Studies (Astana, Kazakhstan)

Deadline for Applications: March 15, 2019

The School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University (Astana, Kazakhstan) invites applications for the two-year position of “Post-Doctoral Fellow in Eurasian Studies,” beginning in August 2019 to assist with our new Ph.D. program in Eurasian Studies, which is a collaborative effort between the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Nazarbayev University and Humboldt University (Berlin) made possible by a generous four-year grant from the VolkswagenStiftung.  Continue reading

Acad. Job: NTT Instructor Russian Lang. (Colorado Boulder)

Deadline for Applications: March 4, 2019; Ongoing Until Filled

The University of Colorado is accepting applications for an Instructor of Russian Language. This is a one academic year, full-time (100%), non-tenure track position, with a possibility of renewal. Teaching responsibilities will include all levels of Russian language. Candidates will also be asked to teach courses in 20th century and/or contemporary Russian culture. Teaching load is three courses per semester. The position entails service components related to language placement and assessment of learning outcomes. Candidates must be willing to participate in extra-curricular activities of the program.
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Academic Job: NTT Russian Lang Teaching Asst. Prof. (UNC Chapel Hill)

Deadline for Applications: March 18, 2019; Ongoing Until Filled

Teaching Assistant Professor in Russian

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking a superior and innovative instructor to teach introductory and intermediate Russian language courses coordinated by the Russian Program Director. This is a fixed-term, renewable, non-tenure-track position (Teaching Assistant Professor); a three-year appointment is to begin on July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will carry a full-time, 3/3 teaching load; duties will involve teaching and university service. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Visiting Asst. Prof. Russian Lit (Iowa)

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

The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures is searching for a part-time (62.5%) Visiting Assistant Professor in Russian Literature beginning in August 2019. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible reappointment, pending College approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will teach courses in 19th and 20th century Russian literature, including self-designed courses with a comparative literature focus. The normal teaching load, contingent upon enrollments, is five courses per year (at least a minimum of 15 s.h.). The successful candidate will collaborate with faculty in programmatic activities. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Visiting Asst. Professor (Colorado Boulder)

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

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a one-academic-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies, starting August 19, 2019.  Position involves teaching survey courses in Russian literature and culture, folklore, and gender studies (20th-21st c.). Teaching load is two courses per semester (four per academic year). Continue reading

Academic Job: Visiting Asst. Prof Rus (Franklin & Marshall College)

Deadline for Applications: March 15, 2019

Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian
The Department of German and Russian at Franklin & Marshall College invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor or Visiting Instructor in Russian and Russian Studies depending on qualifications to begin Fall 2019. The position will be filled pending final administrative approval. This would be a one-year appointment. They seek a strong Russian teacher with a record of successful and innovative teaching. The ability to offer Russian literature and culture courses is desirable. This position carries a teaching load of 4 courses (2-2), plus 4 “fourth hour” (or drill) sections per semester for Russian language courses. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English are required. Continue reading

Funding: Wisconsin Russia Project Research Fellowship (U Wisconsin Madison)

Deadline for Applications: March 1, 2019

The Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison invites applications for Wisconsin Russia Project postdoctoral research fellowships (for US and/or Russian social scientists) and pre-doctoral dissertation fellowships (for Russian social scientists), funded with a grant from Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Fellows are expected to be in residence in Madison, Wisconsin, and to conduct research about Russia in one or more of the five topic areas: 1) Education, labor markets, and inequality; 2) Law and society; 3) Political economy; 4) Identity, place, and migration; and 5) Demographic change. Fellows will conduct research in consultation with UW-Madison faculty and will join a vibrant community of scholars working on the social science of Russia.

The application deadline for both competitions is March 1, 2019.

More detailed information about the program, eligibility, and how to apply are available on the Wisconsin Russia Project website:
One-year postdoctoral research fellowships (2019-2020)

One-semester pre-doctoral dissertation fellowships (fall 2019 or spring 2020)

Questions may be addressed to Amy Beilke, Wisconsin Russia Project graduate assistant, at russiaproject@creeca.wisc.edu