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UNC Chapel Hill: Teaching Assistant Professor/Russian

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    Teaching Assistant Professor in Russian

    The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ( is seeking a superior and innovative instructor to teach introductory and intermediate Russian language courses coordinated by the Russian Program Director. This is a fixed-term, renewable, non-tenure-track position (Teaching Assistant Professor); a three-year appointment is to begin on July 1, 2019. The successful candidate will carry a full-time, 3/3 teaching load; duties will involve teaching and university service.

    Doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in Slavic languages and literatures or closely related field, by July 1, 2019. Candidates are expected to have familiarity with communicative methods and technologies used in teaching the Russian language at the college level. Native or near-native proficiency in Russian and English required.

    Applicants must apply online at, and upload: 1) a letter of application; 2) a CV; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages); and 4) sample syllabi for introductory and intermediate Russian-language courses.

    At the time of application, candidates will also be required to identify the names, titles, and email addresses of four professional references, two of whom must be prepared to discuss the applicant’s Russian-language teaching in detail. These reference providers will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Reference letters must be signed and written on institutional letterhead.

    Questions should be addressed to Dr. Stanislav Shvabrin at

    Open until filled; review of applications will begin on March 18, 2019. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype.

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

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