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Mercyhurst University hiring instructor in Russian Language

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    Mary Arnstein

    Instructor Position in Russian Language

    Mercyhurst University seeks a post-doctoral teaching fellow to teach two courses online and engage with students in the Russian Studies program. The two courses include one section of Intro to Russian I and one section of Intermediate Russian I, both for the Fall 2020 semester. Contingent on final funding, the grant provides a salary of $5000 per course, plus a stipend for course preparation during the summer. In addition, the instructor will get training in online instruction, the support of a mentor in online instruction, and the use of a laptop. Because the courses will be online, no relocation will be necessary. Training for online instruction begins upon hiring. Mercyhurst fall semester runs from 8/17/2020-12/4/2020.

    Interested candidates should send a current CV, cover letter, and at least one letter of recommendation that addresses teaching experience to Candidates with PhD in hand are preferred. Because we are offering training, prior experience in online instruction is desirable but not required. Finalists must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process, be authorized to be employed in the United States, and have positive references. We aim to fill the position quickly and will begin reviewing applications immediately. Candidates can direct questions about the position to Katie Duda, Director of the Russian Studies program at Mercyhurst University,

    Mercyhurst University seeks to integrate excellence in academic programming in the liberal arts, professional, and career-path programs. Our core values emphasize global responsibility and welcoming peoples of different faith, ethnic, and cultural traditions. Our World Languages and Cultures department houses academic programs in French, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, and Arabic.

    Mercyhurst University values diversity and is committed to the goal of achieving equal opportunity for all. For that reason, Mercyhurst abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. Mercyhurst does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, citizenship status, ancestry, national or ethnic origin, age, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic or because of any individual’s legally protected activities. Mercyhurst complies with federal, state and local legislation and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. This policy applies to faculty, administration and staff, applicants for employment, students and applicants for educational programs and activities.

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