Academic Job: One-Year Russian Lectureship (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2017

One-Year Lecturer 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 for Russian language,literature, and culture courses for a non- renewable fixed-term lectureship in Russian, a one-year appointment beginning July 1, 2017. The successful candidate will carry a full-time, 3/3 teaching load. Ph.D. in any field of Russian language, literature, and/or culture by time of appointment. Candidates are expected to have familiarity with the methods and technologies used in teaching the Russian language at the college level. Native or near-native proficiency in Russian and English required.

Applicants must apply online at and upload: 1) a letter of application; 2) a CV; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages); and 4) a sample of scholarly work (15-20 pages). Additional materials may be requested at a later date.

At the time of application, candidates will also be required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of four professional references, two of whom must be prepared to discuss the applicant’s teaching in detail. At the time when applicants are selected for interviews, recommenders identified by the applicant will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Alternatively, applicants may list Interfolio as a reference and the application system will solicit recommendations directly from Interfolio. Please see Application-System for instructions.

Questions should be addressed to Dr. Radislav Lapushin at:

Open until filled; review of applications will begin on April 15, 2017.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.