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Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies

Requisition Number:

16319

Location:

Boulder, Colorado

Employment Type:

Faculty

Schedule:

Full-Time

Job Summary

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks a one- academic-year Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian Studies, starting August 19, 2019.  Position involves teaching survey courses in Russian literature and culture, folklore, and gender studies (20th-21st c.). Teaching load is two courses per semester (four per academic year).

Who We Are


The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields.  Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world’s most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to all five of the university’s Nobel laureates. Additionally, it is home to the university’s four National Medal of Science winners, eight MacArthur "Genius Award" winners, 100 Fulbright Scholars, 17 Guggenheim Fellows, 14 Packard Fellows, 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU-Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation’s leading research institutions.

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

Benefits

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

  • Ph.D. in Russian Studies or a closely related field by August 2019.
  • At least one year of college-level teaching experience, which may be attained during graduate study.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in Russian.

 

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the materials listed below: 
  1. Cover Letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications. (LastName_FirstName_Cover.pdf).
  2. Writing Sample  (up to 10 pp.)
  3. Current Curriculum Vitae (LastName_FirstName_CV.pdf). 
  4. List of References, minimum of three individuals who may be contacted, upon review of your application, to submit written letters of reference upon request (LastName_FirstName_References.pdf).
During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for 1 reference and we will request a letter of recommendation immediately upon application from this reference. The other references listed on your uploaded PDF may be contacted later by the department. 

Review of applications will begin on March 25, 2019 and will be accepted until the position is filled. 

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

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

Posting Contact Email: Recruiting@colorado.edu

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer