Assistant Professor of Russian (Language, Literature and Culture)
The University of Rochester Department of Modern Languages and Cultures (http://www.sas.rochester.edu/mlc/) invites applications for a tenure track position as Assistant Professor in Russian (language, literature and culture). We are seeking a candidate with a strong research program, dedication to the undergraduate teaching of Russian language, literature, and culture and the ability to lead our four-week summer language program in St. Petersburg. Teaching load is two courses per semester (4 courses/year) for undergraduates and graduate students in humanities disciplines across the college. Applicants must have a Ph. D., native or near-native command of Russian and English, and experience teaching language at all levels. While the area of specialization is open, candidates with expertise in post-Soviet and contemporary Russian literature, cinema and culture are particularly welcome.
Faculty in MLC also have the opportunity to contribute to the University’s strong interdisciplinary programs in Literary Translation Studies, Film and Media Studies, the Graduate Program in Visual and Cultural Studies and the Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender & Women’s Studies. Appointment is effective July 1, 2019 with teaching duties beginning August 2019.
Application materials (statement, teaching philosophy, current CV, writing sample, 3 letters of recommendation) addressed to Professor John Givens, MLC Chair, should be submitted online by October 15, 2018 at https://www.rochester.edu/faculty-recruiting. Application review will begin November 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will take place by Skype and/or at the ASEEES convention in Boston, December 7-9. Address questions to email@example.com.
University of Rochester, an Equal Opportunity Employer, has a strong commitment to diversity and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education.