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Visiting Assistant Professor Position in Russian Literature and Culture

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Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference to: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4627.

Posting Details

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Position Details

Title Visiting Assistant Professor Position in Russian Literature and Culture
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IU Bloomington Slavic Languages & Literatures
Position Summary

The Department of Slavic and Eastern European Languages and Cultures at Indiana University, Bloomington announces a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Russian literature and culture for the 2018–19 academic year, beginning August 1, 2018. Salary will be competitive and commensurate with experience.

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Basic Qualifications

The successful candidate should have native or near-native Russian and English and an attractive research agenda. The 2/2 teaching load will include core undergraduate offerings in 19th century Russian literature along with specialized seminars and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Ph.D. must have been earned by the starting date.

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to: iuslavic@indiana.edu, subject line: Russian Search Committee or via postal mail at Russian Search Committee, Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures, Indiana University, 355 N. Jordan Ave, GISB 4050, Bloomington, IN 47405-7103.

Additional Qualifications
Salary and Rank $54,000 to $59,000
Special Instructions

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three letters of reference to: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/4627.

For Best Consideration Date
Expected Start Date
OAA # 21710-03

Supplemental Questions

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  1. How did you hear about this position?
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    • Announcement: Chronicle of Higher Education
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    • Announcement: Other Journal or Magazine
    • Announcement: Other Website

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
Optional Documents
  1. Statement of Research and Teaching
  2. List Of References