Acad. Job: Romanoff Assistant Professor in Contemporary Russian Studies (Univ. of Oklahoma)

Deadline: October 22, 2021; Open Until Filled

The University of Oklahoma’s Department of International and Area Studies, a multidisciplinary academic department in the College of International Studies, invites applications for a professorship at the Assistant Professor rank (tenure track) in contemporary Russian politics and society. This position is funded in part by an endowed gift, the Theodore Romanoff Fund, dedicated to enhancing the study of Russia at the University of Oklahoma.

The person hired for this position will teach thematic undergraduate and MA-level courses on Russian politics and society and their areas of expertise and participate in broader cross-college initiatives in Russian Studies. We hope to welcome a new colleague with a demonstrated commitment to fostering inclusivity and mentoring members of underrepresented groups. We are interested in scholars who analyze Russia in a comparative and global context and who work on any aspect of contemporary Russia. The position carries with it funding to support fieldwork in Russia.

The job description and application details may be found here:

Any questions about the position should be directed to Prof. Eric Heinze (