Academic Job: Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian (Swarthmore College)

Deadline for Applications: March 31, 2017

Swarthmore College invites applications to fill a three-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, with possibility of renewal for another three years, beginning Fall 2017. Teaching load is 2/3. Specialization in any area of Russian literature and culture; candidates with expertise in 19th-century prose, theater studies, visual culture, interdisciplinary studies, and/or a West Slavic or Central Asian language and literature might be especially attractive. Essential qualifications include: native or near-native proficiency in both English and Russian, commitment to undergraduate education, lively classroom presence, experience teaching language and literature/culture in North America at the university level, evidence of scholarly promise, PhD in hand by August 2017 required.

Please apply by using the following link:

If it is impossible to use this link, send cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, and the names and contact information of three recommenders to:

Sibelan Forrester
Chair, Russian Search Committee
Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures
Swarthmore College
500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA  19081-1390

Review of applications will begin on March 31 and continue until position is filled.