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Instructor in Russian Language

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Boulder, Colorado

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Job Summary

The Russian Program at the University of Colorado is accepting applications for a one-year replacement Instructor in Russian Language. This is a one-academic-year, full-time (100%), non-tenure track position, without possibility of renewal. The position begins Fall 2021.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures houses programs in German (BA, MA, PhD), Russian (BA, MA), and Nordic Studies (minor). For more information about our department, please visit our web site.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

Teaching responsibilities include first, second, fourth, and fifth levels of Russian language. Teaching load is three courses per semester. The position entails service components related to teaching assistant supervision and observation, assessment of learning outcomes, and participation in extra-curricular activities of the program.

What You Should Know

Courses will be offered in in-person mode.

What We Can Offer

The salary range for this position is $53,000 to $55,000.


The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

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What We Require

Native or near-native proficiency in Russian and English; MA degree or equivalent in Russian Studies, Russian Linguistics, or a closely related field; College-level language teaching experience; Familiarity with current language pedagogy and the ACTFL guidelines.

What You Will Need

Preferred qualifications: PhD or equivalent in Russian Studies, Russian Linguistics, or a closely related field.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
During the application process you will need to enter contact information for three references and we will request letters of recommendation and additional materials, if needed, as the search progresses.

Applications received by April 28, 2021 will receive full consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Laura Olson Osterman

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