Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies (Bucknell University)

Deadline: April 21, 2024

The Department of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics at Bucknell University invites applications for a one-semester Visiting Assistant Professor position in Russian Studies for the Fall 2024 semester. The appointment begins August 1, 2024. The teaching load is 3 courses, which includes Russian language at all levels. We especially encourage applications from candidates interested in historically under-represented Slavic, East European, and Eurasian cultures. The successful candidate should possess native or near-native fluency in Russian and exhibit a demonstrated interest in inclusive pedagogies. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or be ABD in the area of Russian language and culture.

The search committee will begin to screen applications on April 22, 2024, and will continue to do so until the position is filled.

The application requires:
– a curriculum vitae
– a cover letter that addresses the candidate’s experience and potential as a teacher

Three confidential letters of recommendation may be required at a later date. Applications will only be accepted online through Bucknell’s career site ( The link to the official posting can be found here.

Contact Jim Lavine (, Director of Russian Studies, for questions about the position.

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