Academic Job: Russian Language Lecturer (Rice University)

Deadline for Applications: February 22, 2016

Rice University’s Center for Languages and Intercultural Communication ( invites applications for a part-time appointment as Lecturer. This is a one-year, renewable appointment to begin 1 July 2016. Requirements: M.A., native or near-native ability in the Russian language, training in second language pedagogy, experience teaching at the U.S. university level, and demonstrated ability to develop innovative second language curricula. Experience with study abroad program development/implementation, competence to teach another language, and Ph. D. degree would be beneficial.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the implementation of an innovative, research-based curriculum; the development of a coherently articulated program of instruction across levels of competency; the design, preparation, implementation, and evaluation of the syllabus and daily lessons; assisting with the development and administration of assessment instruments; and participation in professional development programs.

Please submit the following via Interfolio (
(1) a letter of application, clearly addressing the above position requirements, (2) a detailed, annotated lesson plan showcasing your ability to develop innovative pedagogical practices, (3) a 2-3 page CV, (4) transcript, (5) three letters of recommendation, (6) two of the latest teaching evaluations from students and (7) a sample syllabus of a relevant course. Applications without all seven items above will not be considered for review.

Application Deadline: February 22, 2016

Please contact the CLIC Coordinator at with any questions. Rice University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, women and minorities are encouraged to apply.