Category Archives: Academic Jobs

Acad. Job: Lecturer in Russian (Dahlonega, Georgia)

Deadline: Open until the position is filled

Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2019

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at the University of North Georgia invites applicants for a Full-time Lectureship (with benefits) in Russian, primarily on its Dahlonega campus. This position is for the 2019-20 academic year and, contingent upon enrollments and budgetary support, is projected to be renewable.

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts, contact information for three professional references.

Job Duties & Responsibilities: teaching undergraduate courses in Russian language and literature, with a minimum course load of 24 credit hours per academic year. Teaching assignments may extend to other campuses.

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Acad. Job: Assistant Director, Institute for European and Polish Studies Center (Bloomington, IN)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Assistant Director, Institute for European Studies and Polish Studies Center

Manages all day-to-day operations of both the Institute for European Studies (EURO), a Title VI Comprehensive National Resource Center, and the Polish Studies Center (PSC), including administrative functions, programming, and outreach. Serves as the principal administrative liaison between EURO and PSC and their various constituencies within and beyond the IUB campus. Specifically, this position manages and implements the EURO Title VI grant; identifies and writes new grant proposals for EURO and POSC; works with the director of EURO to enhance student recruitment; Promotes and advertises EURO’s wide range of degrees and certificates; Searches out curriculum development opportunities and coordinates course submissions; oversees the administrative and financial functions of EURO and POSC; coordinates EURO and POSC programming and student support; hires and supervises GAs and hourly staff; and directs outreach activities to K-12 students and teachers, academia and general audience. In collaboration with the Director of Institute for European Studies and the Director of the Polish Studies Center, the assistant director will also help create new strategic directions and plans for both centers, as well as maintain communication with and support of affiliated faculty. The Assistant Director manages both units’ institutional capacities and oversees the grant making and program activities in both its academic and outreach components.

Acad. Job: Kule Chair of Ukrainian Ethnography (Alberta, Canada)

Deadline: Application reviews begin December 1, 2019; position open until filled

The Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta invites applications for the tenure-track or tenured position as Kule Chair of Ukrainian Ethnography at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, effective July 1, 2020. Candidates will already hold the rank of Associate Professor or equivalent or higher at the time of appointment. The successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent in Ukrainian Folklore or related discipline (such as Cultural Studies, Ukrainian Studies, Slavic Studies, or others), native or near-native proficiency in Ukrainian, an excellent record of significant high-quality publications, and demonstrated teaching excellence.

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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. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Part-Time Lecturer (Boston)

The Department of Slavic and Eastern Languages and Literatures is looking to fill a Part-Time Lecturer position in Russian at the Elementary and Intermediate levels. Candidates with strong training in Russian Language and Culture, and with experience in teaching at a North American university are encouraged to send a CV and letter of interest to the Department Administrator, Korina Tazbir (tazbir@bc.edu) for immediate consideration.

Boston College, a Catholic Jesuit research university in Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.

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

Deadline for Applications: June 20th, 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. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Lecturer, Russian Language (Washington)

Deadline for Applications: July 1, 2019

The Department of World Languages and Cultures at Central Washington University is hiring a full-time Russian lecturer to teach Russian language courses at all levels during 2019-2020 academic year. The position is subject to enrollments and has potential for renewal.

Applicants should apply through CWU lecturer pool. The review will begin immediately until the position is filled before July 1, 2019. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Russian and BCS Lang. Lecturer (UT Austin)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies at The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a one-year lecturer, with the possibility of renewal, from Fall 2019-Spring 2020. Applicants must be qualified to teach Russian and Bosnian-Croatian-Serbian at beginning-advanced levels. Salary is based upon qualifications and experience.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, and a curriculum vitae, to Professor Mary Neuburger, Chair, Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies, 2505 University Avenue, Stop F3600, University of Texas, Austin, 78712.  The University of Texas at Austin is an AA/EEO employer, and requires all expected hires to undergo a criminal background check.

Acad. Job: Russian Lang. Instructor (UVA)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The University of Virginia Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks to hire a non-tenure track, part-time, lead instructor for Second-Year Russian for the two semesters of the 2019-2020 academic year.  Compensation will take the form of $6000 in wages for each course.  One or two additional courses, in Russian literature and culture, may also become available later.  Continue reading

Acad. Job: Adjunct Instructor in Russian (St. Louis)

Deadline for Applications: As soon as possible (Review of applications begins May 18, 2019)

Saint Louis University, a Catholic, Jesuit institution dedicated to undergraduate and graduate education, research, health care, and service seeks an adjunct instructor in Russian (Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures) for the Fall 2019 semester.

The desired qualifications for a successful candidate include an ABD or PhD in Russian or Slavic Languages (with a focus on Russian), an ability to teach Russian at the beginning and Continue reading