Russian Studies Postdoctoral Fellowship at Indiana University-Bloomington

Deadline: April 10, 2020

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 beginning August 1, 2020.  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 research and have strong Russian language skills. The fellowship is $50,000/year and includes benefits.

Requirements

The postdoctoral fellow will teach one course per year; importantly, after teaching this course, the finished syllabus and auxiliary materials (handouts, course packets, etc.) will be shared with HLS at the end of the fellowship. The fellow is expected to maintain a vigorous research program during the fellowship, and actively participate in the RSW, including leading a monthly writing group for Russian Studies PhD students. Fellows are required to be in residence in Bloomington, Indiana.

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Acad. Job: Non Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Russian (Saint Louis University)

Deadline: April 1, 2020

Interested parties should submit a complete application with a curriculum vitae, cover letter, 4 letters of recommendation (one of which must address the candidate’s language instruction), a statement of teaching philosophy, a sample syllabus for a survey of Russian Culture with a global diversity requirement (1700-present), a transcript of your graduate record, and an article-length writing sample in English.  

https://slu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/job/Morrissey-Hall/Non-Tenure-Track-Assistant-Professor–Russian_2020-00548

Part-Time Russian Language Lecturer (Lewis & Clark College)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

The Russian Section at the Department of World Languages and Literatures at Lewis & Clark College seeks to fill a non-renewable part-time Lecturer position in Russian language for the 2020-2021 academic year.

The position entails teaching two courses per semester in Beginning and Intermediate Russian (6 contact hours per week), coordinating with the Fulbright Teaching Assistant and helping occasionally with Russian Club event organization.

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Renewable Polish Lectureship at UW-Madison

Application Deadline: March 9, 2020.

Slavic Studies in the Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks qualified applicants for the position of Polish Lecturer. PhD or equivalent in hand by the start of the appointment (August 17, 2020) required.

Experience teaching Polish is required, as is a one-year minimum of teaching experience at a college or university in the US or Canada. The ability to teach Polish culture courses in both Polish and English is desirable. Native or near-native proficiency in Polish and English is required. The successful applicant will teach a maximum of six courses per year in Polish. The position is full-time (nine-month contract) and ongoing/renewable. For more information and

To apply, see https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/504525/polish-lecturer-in-german-nordic-slavic.

Applications may be uploaded until the end of the day on March 9, 2020.

Visiting Assistant Professor in Russian Culture (Ohio State University)

Deadline: February 27, 2020

The Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures at The Ohio State University invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in Russian culture, beginning August 2020. While area of specialization is open, they are seeking a dynamic scholar of Russian culture who can contribute to department research and teaching strengths in any of the following areas: film (Russian and East European), popular culture, gender, literature, migration studies, and translation. Qualified applicants must hold a PhD in Russian/Slavic languages and cultures or related discipline prior to the appointment start date. Fluency in Russian and English is required. North American classroom teaching experience and proficiency in another Slavic language is desired. The successful candidate will teach four courses per year, both in English and in Russian, will work to establish a study abroad program in a Slavic or East European country, and will contribute to the life of the department. This is a one-year appointment, with the possibility for renewal up to three years, pending need and availability of funds.

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Executive Assistant to the Director of the Kozmetsky Center (St. Edward’s University)

Deadline: Open Until Filled

Overview 

The Kozmetsky Center, located within St. Edward’s University, is currently seeking a highly motivated, talented, and well- qualified applicant who is interested in filling a major staff position that will be responsible for contributing to the continued growth and development of the Center. This position offers the opportunity to work in a dynamic educational center with a substantial local, national, and global professional network; facilitating productive associations among academics of various disciplines, policy practitioners, and the private sector. To be successful, the candidate must be able to provide comprehensive assistance and support to the Director of the Kozmetsky Center as well as plan and execute a wide variety of professional events and programs. The salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications and a comprehensive benefits package will be included. Additionally, this position provides excellent potential for international professional career development. This full-time at-will position, located in Austin, Texas, (ranked one of the country’s most desirable cities), is a three-year appointment and carries the possibility for extension. 

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Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian (Dartmouth College)

Deadline: March 14, 2020

Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian

Dartmouth College – Hanover, New Hampshire

The Department of Russian Language and Literature at Dartmouth College invites applications for a full-time visiting faculty position. Appointment to this position will be for a term of one year beginning September 1, 2020, and will carry the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian.

The successful candidate will teach a total of five courses, including Russian language courses at both the introductory and intermediate level and several courses in Russian literature and culture in translation, which will include at least one course on a topic of the candidate’s own choice. The candidate will also participate in and contribute to a range of the Russian department related activities outside the classroom.

Among the qualifications required for appointment are a Ph.D. degree in hand or expected by summer 2020, native or near-native Russian and English, and evidence of successful teaching experience in both language and literature. 

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Webinar for graduate students on the academic job market in Russia

Event Date: February 25, 4:30-6:00 PM EST

Karen Evans-Romaine, professor of Russian in the Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic and director of the Russian Flagship program at the University of Wisconsin – Madison will talk about applying for academic positions in Russian language, literature, and culture, including documents that go into the dossier, preparing for first-round and campus interviews, and other aspects of the job application process. There will be plenty of time allotted for questions.

Register now: https://actr.wildapricot.org/event-3736856

Acad. Job: Visiting Assistant Professor, Russian Language and Literature / Cultural Studies (Ohio State University)

Deadline: February 27, 2020

The Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures at The Ohio State University invites applications for the position of Visiting Assistant Professor in Russian culture, beginning August 2020. While area of specialization is open, we are seeking a dynamic scholar of Russian culture who can contribute to department research and teaching strengths in any of the following areas: film (Russian and East European), popular culture, gender, literature, migration studies, and translation. Qualified applicants must hold a PhD in Russian/Slavic languages and cultures or related discipline prior to the appointment start date. Fluency in Russian and English is required. North American classroom teaching experience and proficiency in another Slavic language is desired. The successful candidate will teach four courses per year, both in English and in Russian, will work to establish a study abroad program in a Slavic or East European country, and will contribute to the life of the department. This is a one-year appointment, with the possibility for renewal up to three years, pending need and availability of funds.

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