Acad. Job: Visiting Asst. Prof. Russian Studies (Colorado Boulder)

Deadline for Applications: March 25, 2019; Ongoing Until Filled

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Colorado Boulder seeks a one- academic-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies, starting August 19, 2019.  Position involves teaching survey courses in Russian literature and culture, folklore, and gender studies (20th-21st c.). Teaching load is two courses per semester (four per academic year).

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures houses programs in German (BA, MA, Ph.D.), Russian (BA, MA), and Nordic Studies (minor). For more information about our department, please visit our web site ( ).

Required: Ph.D. in Russian Studies or a closely related field by August 2019; at least one year of college-level teaching experience, which may be attained during graduate study; native or near-native proficiency in Russian.

To apply, please upload the materials listed below to CU Boulder Jobs:

  1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. (LastName_FirstName_Cover.pdf).
  2. Writing Sample  (up to 10 pp.)
  3. Current Curriculum Vitae (LastName_FirstName_CV.pdf).
  4. List of References, minimum of three individuals who may be contacted, upon review of your application, to submit written letters of reference upon request (LastName_FirstName_References.pdf).

Review of applications will begin on March 25, 2019 and will be accepted until the position is filled.

For any questions regarding the position contact

Associate Professor Laura Olson Osterman
(Laura J. Olson) at 
Associate Chair, Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures