Deadline: November 18, 2022
The Russian program in the Department of German and Russian at Brigham Young University seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty or visiting position specializing in Russian language, linguistics, literature, or culture. We are seeking a colleague with a strong commitment to student mentoring, with PhD in hand by August, 2023. The successful candidate must be willing and able to teach all levels of Russian language and general education courses and will be expected to contribute to the university’s mission and aims.
BYU has a strong commitment to undergraduate education in a spiritually strengthening environment. All qualified candidates are invited to apply, including women, people of color, and people with disabilities.
BYU is nestled in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, providing access to outdoor activities such as skiing, snowboarding, mountain biking, rock climbing, backpacking etc. Beyond the beauty of the mountains, BYU provides a safe, uplifting campus community not found in any other university in the world through its Honor Code and sponsoring institution, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The honor code is a commitment made by every member of the BYU community to strive to live the moral virtues encompassed in the gospel of Jesus Christ. Such a unified commitment creates an uplifting and inspirational environment where each individual is supported in living a life of virtue and integrity with a commitment to serve and make a positive difference in the world.
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Deadline: Open Until Filled
Attorney-Advisor Position – Commercial Law Development Program
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The Commercial Law Development Program (CLDP) of the Office of General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce is seeking a person with exceptional analytical,
organizational and interpersonal communication skills to join our outstanding team of
international technical assistance attorneys. CLDP’s mission is commercial legal reform:
CLDP helps developing countries improve the policy, legal, and regulatory conditions for
doing sustainable business, thereby creating better economic opportunities for local
entrepreneurs and American companies doing business overseas. CLDP provides training,
advisory, and consultative services to host country governments.
Deadline: November 1, 2022
The Russian Program in the School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures (SLLC) at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Russian specializing in Russian language, linguistics, literature, or culture and Digital Humanities. We are seeking a colleague with an innovative research agenda and a strong commitment to undergraduate education, with PhD in hand by August, 2023. While the area of specialization is open, we especially encourage applicants specializing in the use of digital media to transform the educational landscape and program design both for the Russian field in particular, and the broader field of the study of languages and cultures in general.
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Deadline: November 2, 2022
Boston University’s Department of World Languages & Literatures invites applications for a renewable full-time Lecturer in Russian beginning July 1, 2023. The position is a professional career track with possibility of growth. The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include teaching five Russian courses per academic year, ranging from basic language to advanced content-based courses. The candidate will also serve as Coordinator of BU’s Russian Language program: developing curriculum; collaborating closely with faculty in Russian, other languages, and in related fields across campus. Demonstrated ability to train and mentor instructors; to administer a program; and to use digital learning platforms and other instructional technologies are highly desirable. Requirements include an MA (at minimum) in Russian or a related field; native or near-native command of Russian and English; commitment to a proficiency-based communicative curriculum; leadership and administrative ability; familiarity with the North American higher education system; and demonstrated excellence in college-level Russian language teaching.
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Deadline: November 14, 2022
The Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures (DSEELC) at The Ohio State University invites applications for a position at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor. We seek an innovative scholar and excellent teacher whose research program centers on Indigenous Siberian Studies. We invite scholars whose research interests explore questions about indigenous people’s knowledges and cultural practices as they intersect with one or more of the following: race, ethnicity, gender and sexuality, im/mobility, health, food, and environment, in imperial/post-imperial, communist/post-communist, or comparative contexts. While we will give preference to candidates with a research profile in Indigenous Siberian Studies, we will also consider applicants whose work examines this set of questions around the experiences of non-Slavic communities in other parts of the Russian Federation or who look at indigenous communities in a comparative perspective, as well as scholars who investigate “Siberia” as a constructed and contested colonial location. Ideally, candidates will demonstrate a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; a record of community engagement is desirable. The candidate will be able to offer introductory courses in Ohio State’s newly re-designed General Education program, as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses in the department and will contribute to DSEELC’s strengths in cultural studies.
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Deadline: November 1, 2022
The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Carolina (https://sc.edu/study/colleges_schools/artsandsciences/dllc/index.php) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Russian in the field of Russian Linguistics to start August 16, 2023. We seek a talented scholar and a dynamic teacher with proven classroom success, as well as a congenial colleague eager to work as part of the committed Russian Program team. The flexibility to teach outside a specific specialization is important. Participation in UofSC’s vibrant Linguistics Program, a PhD granting interdepartmental unit, will afford the successful candidate the opportunity to teach courses on Russian/Slavic and general linguistics to both undergraduates and graduate students. We welcome candidates interested in contributing to UofSC’s new major in Cyber Intelligence. The position requires a Ph.D. in Russian, Linguistics, or a related field in hand by August 15, 2023, native or near-native Russian and English fluency, and the ability to teach Russian language at all levels and offer a range of courses on Russian linguistics topics in English and Russian.
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Deadline: November 15, 2022
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a non-tenure-stream faculty position at the rank of Teaching Assistant Professor to begin in August 2023, pending budgetary approval. Duties include (i) teaching a broad range of specialized as well as general education courses on the Russian language (all levels), literature, and culture, sometimes in a comparative context, (ii) undergraduate mentoring, (iii) active participation in outreach and cultural as well as intellectual programming, and (iv) additional service duties in the Department. The teaching load is six three-credit courses per year.
A Ph.D. in Slavic or a related field is required at the time of appointment. Native or near-native (or ACTFL superior-level) proficiency in English and Russian is required, and expertise in a second Slavic language and literature is desirable. Experience teaching Russian language, literature, and culture courses at a North American institution of higher education is strongly preferred.
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Deadline: November 21, 2022; Open Until Filled
Start date: Fall 2023
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’s Department of German and Russian invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Russian, beginning in July 2023. The candidate can expect to teach all levels of the Russian language, linguistics, literature, and culture. The teaching load is 3/2. The preferred area of specialization is Russian historical linguistics or applied linguistics, with a preference for the ability to address the linguistic diversity of Russia. Experience in teaching the History of the Russian language is especially welcome, as is knowledge of other Slavic languages. A degree in Russian is required as well as native or near-native fluency. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in hand by August 2023. The successful candidate will have prior experience as a primary classroom instructor and will be able to provide evidence of teaching excellence. In addition to regular teaching duties and an active research agenda, the candidate is expected to participate actively in the life of the department, including extra-curricular activities with students. Information about the department can be found here https://germanrussian.wfu.edu/.
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Deadline: November 15, 2022
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Washington (Seattle) invites applications for the Maria Kott endowed Professorship of Polish Studies. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position, to begin September 16, 2023.
University of Washington faculty engage in research, teaching, and service. The teaching load comprises five courses a year over three academic quarters, and tenure-track faculty have an annual service period of 9 months (September 16 – June 15).
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