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September 28, 2012

Job: Assistant Professorship in Russian, UNC-Chapel Hill

Deadline: November 12, 2012

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (http://gsll.unc.edu/) announces a tenure-track assistant professorship of 20th- and 21st-century Russian literature and culture, beginning July 1, 2013. Area of secondary specialization open; preference may be given to candidates with additional expertise in visual culture (art, cinema, theater, etc.). Must show significant achievement or promise in research and publication, and excellence in teaching. Ph.D. preferred by time of appointment. Will teach wide range of undergraduate and graduate courses in 20th- and 21stt-century Russian literature, and upper-level Russian-language courses as needed. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English required.

To apply, click on http://unc.peopleadmin.com:80/postings/8618, and upload: 1) letter of application including a statement of teaching interests; 2) cv; and 3) sample of scholarly writing (30 pages maximum). Arrange for hard copies of four confidential letters of recommendation to be sent to: Professor Christopher Putney, Search Committee Chair, Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures, CB# 3160, 426 Dey Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3160. All application materials must be received by 5:00 p.m., November 12, 2012. Applications cannot be returned. Preliminary interviews will be conducted at MLA in Boston, January 3-6, 2013. The University of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, and veterans encouraged to apply.

Posted by sarayu at September 28, 2012 03:37 PM