Acad. Job: Instructor, Russian Studies (Halifax, NS)

Deadline to Apply: June 20, 2019

Limited Term Appointment: Instructor, Russian Studies

The Dalhousie University Department of Russian Studies seeks applications for a one year 100% full-time limited term appointment (July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020) at the Instructor level in Russian language, literature and culture. The position is subject to budgetary approval. The Instructor will teach language courses at the first and second year levels, literature, as well as two upper level Russian culture courses. The workload is equivalent to four full-credit (eight half-credit) classes during the one-year period.

Applicants preferably should have a Ph.D. in Russian or comparative linguistics/language pedagogy/literature and culture. Native or native-equivalent command of Russian and English, as well as experience in teaching the Russian language at the undergraduate level, are required. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and administrative skills.

Candidates should provide up-to-date curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and the Self-Identification Questionnaire, which is available at These should be submitted both electronically to the Search Committee at the following address:

Dr. Shao-Pin Luo
Russian Language and Culture Search Department of Russian Studies, Dalhousie University McCain Arts and Social Sciences Bldg.
6135 University Avenue, Room 3025 PO Box 15000 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 4R2, Canada E-mail:

For further information, please contact Ms. Tamara Cantrill, Administrative Secretary 902-494-1190,

The deadline for applications is June 20, 2019.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The university encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community.