Academic Job: Postdoc Fellowship in Slavic Langs., Lit. and Cultures (Florida State U.)

Deadline for Applications: April 23, 2017


The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University invites applications for a two-year Postdoctoral Fellowship in Slavic Languages, Literatures and Cultures beginning August 7, 2017. The postdoctoral fellow is responsible for teaching courses that contribute to the Slavic Program’s curriculum and maintaining an active research program. The teaching load will be 2 courses per semester and will include one repeatable large-enrollment course and one graduate seminar in the spring semester on a topic of the applicant’s choosing.

Special consideration will be given to candidates with interdisciplinary research programs and those who propose seminars that aim to serve graduate students across the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics and humanities or social science disciplines (these may include, but are not limited to, digital humanities, film studies, philosophy, linguistics, anthropology, and history).

Postdoctoral fellows are expected to participate in the intellectual life of the Department whose programs, curriculum, and events bring together faculty from multiple disciplines. In their letter of application, applicants should include a brief research statement that describes the specific projects to be undertaken during the fellowship period.


Eligibility is restricted to applicants who received the Ph.D. between July 31, 2014 and June 30, 2017 and do not hold concurrent employment at another institution.
Other Information

Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on April 21, 2017 and include: 1) a letter of application; 2) C.V. ; 3) a syllabus for a graduate seminar on a topic of the applicant’s choosing; 4) three letters of recommendation. Please upload all documents (letter of application, CV, and writing sample) as a single PDF.

Contact Info

Please address questions about this position to Professor Lisa Ryoko Wakamiya, Postdoctoral Fellow Committee Chair, at

Anticipated Salary Range

Successful applicant will be hired at an annual rate of $47,658.

Pay Plan

This is an OPS/temporary Job.

Criminal Background Check

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita. Please upload all documents (cover letter, CV, and writing sample) as a single PDF.

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