Acad. Job: Visiting Asst. Prof. (Miami)

Deadline for Applications: April 15, 2019; Ongoing Until Filled

Miami University’s German, Russian, Asian, Middle Eastern Languages and Cultures Department is seeking a Visiting Assistant Professor/Instructor to teach a full load of courses, including Russian language, literature, and culture courses in English (possibly including folklore and film) at all levels; advise students. Renewable for second year based on need, successful performance and continued funding.


  • PhD (appointment as Visiting Assistant Professor) or M.A. (for appointment as Instructor) in Slavic languages and literatures or closely related field;
  • Demonstrated teaching excellence;
  • Native or near-native fluency in both Russian and English;
  • Areas of specialization open.

Instructor position (non-PhD) is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.
Consideration will be given to candidates with teaching experience at the college level in the

Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and evidence of teaching effectiveness to the application website.
Inquiries may be directed to Juanita Schrodt at Screening of applications will begin April 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
A criminal background check is required.

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