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Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian at Wake Forest University

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    Mary Arnstein

    WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY’s Department of German and Russian invites applications for a one-year non-renewable position in Russian/Russian Studies at the level of Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, beginning in July 2022. The area of specialization is open. The teaching load is 3 courses per semester, and may include courses in language, literature, linguistics, and/or culture. We welcome candidates with expertise in linguistics, ethnic studies, women and gender studies, and other related fields. A Ph.D. in hand is preferred by the start of the appointment, but advanced ABD candidates will also be considered. Native or near-native fluency in Russian is required.

    Wake Forest University is a private, coeducational institution dedicated to academic excellence in liberal arts, graduate and professional education. Founded in 1834, the University is ranked among the top 30 national universities. With 5,100 undergraduates and 3,000 graduate and professional students, the student-faculty ratio is 11:1. Wake Forest is a collegiate university offering a vibrant intellectual community with a rich cultural life, an impressive array of facilities and an active athletics community. The University has a deep institutional commitment to public service and engagement with the world, as indicated by the motto “pro humanitate.” For quick facts about the University, go to<;.

    The successful candidate will have prior experience as a primary classroom instructor and will be able to provide evidence of teaching excellence. Aside from teaching duties, the candidate is expected to participate actively in the life of the department, including extra-curricular activities with students.

    Interested applicants should send a cover letter detailing past teaching experience and evidence of student engagement as well as a Curriculum Vitae to Tara Ogletree at<>. References will be contacted only for short-listed candidates. Review of applications will begin on March 14, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled.

    Inquiries about the faculty position or department should be directed Alyssa Howards, Associate Professor and Chair of German and Russian at<>.

    Wake Forest University welcomes and encourages diversity and inclusivity, and seeks applicants with demonstrated success in working with diverse populations. Wake Forest University is an AA/EO employer and values an inclusive and diverse learning community and campus climate.

    In order to provide a safe and productive learning and living community, Wake Forest University conducts background investigations for final candidates upon their acceptance of an offer of employment.

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