Category Archives: Academic Jobs

Acad. Job: Tenure Track Prof. Russian Lang/Culture (Tampere, Finland)

Deadline for Applications: June 3, 2019

Tampere University is seeking an assistant professor, associate professor or full professor in the field of Russian language and culture. A successful candidate is a highly motivated and accomplished academic who will be an active and innovative co-builder of the research and teaching area of Russian language and culture.

Responsibilities of the position that may be included:

  • pursue and supervise scientific research in the field,
  • lead, conduct and develop research-led teaching, curriculum development and student supervision in the Degree Programme in Languages
  • seek, win and manage research funding
  • demonstrate effective academic leadership engaging with external stakeholders

For more information visit their job listing webpage or contact:

Head of Unit (Languages), Professor Kaisa Koskinen (kaisa.koskinen@tuni.fi, +358 50 318 1193).

Acad. Job: Asst. Prof. of Polish Language (Toronto)

Deadline for Applications: May 15, 2019

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a two-year contractually limited term appointment (CLTA) at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Polish Language, Literature and Culture beginning July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter, and ending on June 30, 2021. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Lead Instructor Second-Year Russian (UVA)

Applications will be considered beginning April 25, 2019.

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.

A terminal degree is desired but not required. Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching. Teaching experience is required, preferably in North America at the college level. Applications will be considered beginning April 25, 2019. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Russian Lang. Lecturer (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Deadline for Applications: May 25, 2019; Ongoing Until Filled

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Department of Modern Languages and Literature is seeking a full-time lecturer for the academic year 2019-2020. This is a non-tenure, possibly renewable position. The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate courses, 24-26 credit hours, in a vibrant Russian language program at a comprehensive research university. The Department is unable to sponsor visa applications for this position. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Visiting Lecturer in Russian Lit (UCSD)

Deadline for Applications: May 10, 2019

The Department of Literature at UC San Diego invites applicants to teach one or more courses in Russian Literature during the 2019-2020 academic year. They would especially welcome candidates able to teach a course in late 19th-century Russian literature. However, all areas and proposed courses will be considered. Ph.D. or MFA or Master’s Degree in related field by time of appointment and outstanding teaching experience are required. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Visiting Asst. Prof. Russian Language (Missouri)

Deadline for Applications: Ongoing Until Filled

The Russian program at the University of Missouri is looking for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, non-tenure track, ABD, or PhD, starting August 2019 for the 2019-2020 academic year. Teaching experience in language required. Preference will be given to candidates with a degree in Second Language Acquisition. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Lecturer in Russian (Lincoln, Nebraska)

Deadline for Applications: May 25, 2019

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is seeking a full-time lecturer for the academic year 2019-2020. This is a non-tenure, possibly renewable position. The successful candidate will teach a range of undergraduate courses, 24-26 credit hours, in a vibrant Russian language program at a comprehensive research university. The Department is unable to sponsor visa applications for this position. Continue reading

Acad. Job: Asst. Prof. in Polish Lang. (Toronto)

Deadline for Applications: May 15, 2019

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Faculty of Arts and Science at the University of Toronto invites applications for a two-year contractually limited term appointment (CLTA) at the rank of Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream in Polish Language, Literature and Culture beginning July 1, 2019, or shortly thereafter, and ending on June 30, 2021. Continue reading

Funding: Postdoctoral Fellowship of Russian Studies (Indiana)

Deadline for Applications: May 15, 2019

Call for Applications: Russian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship at Indiana University-Bloomington

The Russian Studies Workshop (RSW) at Indiana University’s Russian and East European Institute (REEI) and Hamilton Lugar School of Global and International Studies (HLS) invites applications for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship. The fellowship begins August 1, 2019 and is for one year, until July 31, 2020. The fellowship is renewable for up to one additional year. Applicants should be scholars conducting research on Russia while contributing to interdisciplinary and international debates. Special consideration will be given to scholars who have conducted extensive field research and have strong Russian language skills. The fellowship is $50,000/year and includes benefits. This postdoctoral fellowship is provisional and contingent upon RSW’s receipt of a grant.

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