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University of Georgia: Tenure-track assistant professor in Russian History

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    The Department of History at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor in Russian history. The search committee welcomes applicants who study any period of Russian or Soviet History.

    The successful candidate is expected to maintain an active research agenda, teach undergraduate and graduate courses (with a 2-2 teaching load), and contribute to departmental governance. We encourage applications from candidates who are proficient in Russian and are capable of teaching the occasional advanced history course in Russian. Applicants must have their PhD in History or related field conferred by July 30, 2020.

    Applications should include a cover letter describing the candidate’s teaching and research interests, a current c.v., a chapter-length writing sample, and three letters of recommendation. Applications should be submitted at Applications are due November 15.

    The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences and the 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 persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Faculty members are expected to support the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

    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.

    UGA is a land- and sea-grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta (; The University features one of only six Russian Flagship programs in the United States, and it is home to the Georgia Museum of Art, whose holdings now include 2,600 works of Russian fine and decorative arts and, in addition, approximately 1,500 historic documents from the Romanov era (1613-1917).

    Inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Susan Mattern, chair of the search committee (

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