Deadline: Open Until Filled
The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics in The College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University invites applications for a full-time, academic year, non-tenure track appointment as Assistant Teaching Professor of Russian Language and Culture. Position will be hired on a three-year term contract with possibility of renewal. Appointee must be available to start on August 21, 2023.
A successful applicant must be able to work in a multicultural environment that reflects our student body and embraces the College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
To learn more about the Department of Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at Syracuse University please visit http://lll.syr.edu.
A Ph.D. in Russian or a related Slavic field is required at the time of appointment. Native or near-native proficiency in English and Russian is required. Experience teaching Russian language and culture courses at a North American institution of higher education is preferred.
Teaching duties will include teaching a total of 6 courses split between the fall and spring semesters consisting of: (i) teaching elementary and intermediate Russian language courses and possibly upper-division language as well (ii) undergraduate mentoring, (iii) active participation in cultural programming, and (iv) additional administrative duties as assigned by the Russian Program and the department chair, including but not limited to professional development leadership and participation and committee service.
For full consideration, please complete an online application at http://www.sujobopps.com/postings and attach (1) letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) teaching portfolio, which includes a teaching statement, samples of learning activities and assessments, and syllabi; (4) list of names and contact information for three faculty who will be able to provide confidential professional letters of recommendation if advanced to the next stage; (5) description of how your mentoring/advising, teaching, and service demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Questions may be directed to Professor Erika Haber, Russian Program Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The search will remain open until filled. No phone inquiries please. Salary is competitive.
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