Academic Job: Lecturer Position in Russian Studies (McGill U.)

Deadline for Applications: March 17, 2017

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures (LLC) at McGill University invites applications for a Faculty Lecturer position in Russian Studies. Ph.D. in Russian Studies or a related field preferred, but candidates with M.A. degree will be considered. Extensive teaching experience and excellent teaching record at the university level are required. Duties include teaching Russian language on all levels, coordination of the language program, and supervision and training of graduate student instructors. Expertise in current approaches to foreign language teaching, a critical and creative attitude to instructional technology, and an ability to meaningfully relate language acquisition to literature and culture are expected, as is a willingness to actively participate in program-related Departmental events and activities. The regular teaching load of Faculty Lecturers in LLC is 24 credits per academic year. The successful candidate will receive a 3-credit course release linked to the coordination of the Russian language program and will therefore have a teaching load of 21 credits per academic year. The Initial appointment of Faculty Lecturer is 3 years; appointment is renewable and becomes indefinite after a period of 6 years of continuous employment. Start of appointment 1 August 2017. Starting salary is CAD $54,000 per year.

Applicants must fill out the online application form. A letter of introduction, C.V., and teaching portfolio, as well as three letters of recommendation, should be submitted electronically at . Further inquiries should be addressed to José R. Jouve-Martín, Chair, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, McGill University.


Application deadline is March 17, 2017.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

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