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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Acad. Job: Asst. Prof. 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, 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.
The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential. The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.
Additional Information for Applicants: Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, writing sample, teaching portfolio, and contact information of three referees to Academic Jobs Online. Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2020. Applications will be collected until the position is filled.

To see the full job listing, please visit this link.

Acad. Job: Lectureship in Russian Studies (Bucknell University)

Deadline: February 29, 2020

The Department of Languages, Cultures and Linguistics at Bucknell University invites applications for a renewable, full-time, non-tenure-track lectureship position in Russian language to begin August 1, 2020, with a two-year initial appointment. The successful candidate will teach Russian language at all levels, with a concentration on the Elementary and Intermediate sequence. The teaching load is 3/3, which is expected to include a first-year, writing-intensive seminar, and a general course on Russian culture in the candidate’s area of specialization, both taught in English. Possibility for on-going renewal will be contingent on demonstrated teaching effectiveness and the continuing needs of the Russian Studies Program. The successful candidate should possess native or near-native fluency in Russian and exhibit a demonstrated interest in Russian language teaching methodology. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. or be ABD in the area of Russian language and literature. Evidence of successful college-level teaching experience is required.

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Acad. Job: Lecturer of Russian (University of Tennessee)

Deadline: February 29, 2020

The Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is seeking applications for a full-time lecturer position in Russian to begin August 1, 2020. These non-tenure-track positions are renewable yearly, contingent upon evidence of excellent teaching and the department’s staffing needs. The University of Tennessee has a well-established promotion system for non-tenure line faculty

The position comes with full benefits. The teaching load is 12 hours per semester. The lecturer is expected to be able to teach Russian language, literature and culture at all levels and be actively involved in the development of the Russian program. Late-Soviet to contemporary period is preferred.

Minimum qualifications: M.A. (Ph.D. preferred) in Russian literature, culture, or related fields; native or near-native fluency in Russian and English; at least two years of Russian teaching experience at the post-secondary level in the U.S.; demonstrated excellence in teaching. Review of applications will begin March 1, 2020, and continue until the position is filled. Please send a letter of application to Dr. Stephen Blackwell, head of the search committee at sblackwe@utk.edu, along with a C.V., a statement of teaching philosophy, and simultaneously request three letters of reference to be sent separately by their authors to the same address.

The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States at the time of the appointment and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply.

Acad. Job: Visiting Assistant Professor, Full Time (Colby College)

Deadline: January 31, 2020

Colby College announces a one year, Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) position for a specialist in Russian Language and Literature in the Department of German and Russian for the academic year 2020-2021, to begin September 1, 2020. This is a four course teaching load (2 in the fall and 2 in the spring), including three in Russian language and one in Literature and Culture in translation. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. by the date of appointment. To apply, please send the following materials to http://apply.interfolio.com/71785 a cover letter; current curriculum vitae; three confidential letters of recommendation; and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests that should include evidence of a commitment to the value of diversity and experience with inclusive teaching.

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Acad. Job: Lecturer in Russian (University of Tennessee)

Deadline: February 29, 2020

Full-Time Lecturer of Russian

The Department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literatures at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville is seeking applications for a full-time lecturer position in Russian to begin August 1, 2020. These non-tenure-track positions are renewable yearly, contingent upon evidence of excellent teaching and the department’s staffing needs. The University of Tennessee has a well-established promotion system for non-tenure line faculty

The position comes with full benefits. The teaching load is 12 hours per semester. The lecturer is expected to be able to teach Russian language, literature and culture at all levels and be actively involved in the development of the Russian program. Late-Soviet to contemporary period is preferred.

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Acad. Job: Instructor of Russian Studies (Dalhousie University, Canada)

Deadline: February 20, 2020

Instructor of Russian Studies

The Department of Russian Studies seeks applications for a 3-year 100% full-time limited-term appointment (2020–2023) at the Instructor level in Russian language, literature and culture, effective July 1, 2020. The Instructor will teach language courses at various levels, courses in Russian literature (ability to teach the 19th century period is a plus), as well as an introductory Russian culture course and/or a course matching the successful candidate’s expertise. The workload is equivalent to four full-credit (eight half-credit) classes during the academic year. Russian Studies at Dalhousie is a small but vital department, part of an active community of faculty and students that relies on faculty engagement and participation in departmental extracurricular and cultural events. The successful candidate will be expected to make active and regular contributions in this area. This position is subject to budgetary approval.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Russian literature or linguistics. Native or native-equivalent command of Russian and English, as well as expertise in teaching the Russian language at an undergraduate level, are required. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and administrative skills.

Applications will be accepted until 20 February 2020 and must include the following:

A letter of application addressed to the Search Committee Chair
A CV
A statement of teaching philosophy
A teaching dossier that includes evidence of teaching effectiveness
The names and contact information of 3 referees

Details: https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/2647