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University of Georgia: Flagship Program Lecturer in Russian

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    Flagship Program Lecturer in Russian

    The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies and the Russian Flagship Center at the University of Georgia invite applications for the position of Russian Flagship Program Lecturer. The successful candidate will teach a 3/3 load of intensive, proficiency-oriented undergraduate Russian language courses at all levels. These courses may include individual and small-group Russian language tutoring. Additional responsibilities will include assisting the Flagship Program Directors with the development of the Russian Flagship curriculum and with Russian proficiency assessments.

    The appointment will begin January 1, 2019.

    The federally-funded Language Flagship programs seek to prepare students who will take their place among the next generation of global professionals, commanding a superior level of proficiency in languages critical to competitiveness and security for the United States. This position is currently funded through the academic year 2019-2020. Its continuation is contingent upon renewal of the federal grant.


    • Ph.D. in Russian/Slavic Studies, second language acquisition, language pedagogy, or a closely related field
    • a record of proven excellence in teaching Russian
    • native or near-native fluency in both Russian and English.

    To apply, please submit a cover letter that addresses the position’s responsibilities and required qualifications as described above; a curriculum vitae; syllabi of representative courses taught by the candidate; and the names and contact information for three references who can provide letters of recommendation. The candidate selected for hire will also be required to provide original transcripts showing degrees earned. The application file and reference letters should be submitted online at by Nov. 1, 2018.

    The new Russian Flagship Center is a collaborative effort between the College of Education’s Department of Language and Literacy Education and the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. Both departments, both colleges with their many units, and University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
    The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR ( Please do not contact the department or search committee with such requests.
    Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities ( UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 70 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (;
    In case of questions, please contact the Flagship Program Director, Dr. Victoria Hasko ( and the Assistant Director, Dr. Olga Thomason (

    Keith Langston
    Professor and Head, Department of Linguistics
    Professor, Department of Germanic & Slavic Studies
    108 Joe Brown Hall
    Athens, GA 30602

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