Acad. Job: Senior Lecturer in Russian (Ohio State)

Deadline: August 1, 2021 but Open Until Filled

The Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures at The Ohio State University invites applications for the position of Senior Lecturer in Russian culture, beginning August 2021. While area of specialization is open, we are seeking a dynamic and talented instructor of Russian language and culture who can contribute to department strengths in any of the following areas: film (Russian and East European), popular culture, gender, literature, migration studies, and translation. Qualified applicants must hold a PhD in Russian/Slavic languages and cultures or related discipline by the time of appointment as well as experience of teaching in North America. Fluency in Russian and English is required. Proficiency in another Slavic language is desired. The successful candidate will teach 22-24 credit hours per year, both in English and in Russian (lower level language courses are 4). The final course load will depend on service assignments which may include curriculum development, undergraduate advising, student organization mentorship, among others. This is an initial three-year appointment, as there is potential to turn into an assistant professor of teaching position.

To recognize the role of education in shaping a more just and diverse world, we will give priority to candidates whose efforts in teaching, scholarship, and service include experience with NGOs, attention to marginalized populations in the region of study and work that addresses representations and diverse experiences in terms of race, ethnicity, class, gender and sexual identity, religion, and disability.

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Additional Information for Applicants: Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching portfolio, and contact information of three referees. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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