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September 17, 2012

Job: Polish Literary and Cultural Studies, UIC

Deadline: November 15, 2012

The Department of Slavic and Baltic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois at Chicago seeks candidates for a tenure track position at the rank of assistant professor in the field of Polish Literary and Cultural Studies, 20th and 21st Century. Specialization in the areas of Visual Culture and Film Studies, Gender Studies, or Translation Studies is particularly welcome. The appointment begins August 16, 2013.

The Department of Slavic and Baltic Studies offers an M.A. and Ph.D. in Polish Studies with a special emphasis on 20th and 21st century Polish literature and culture. Applicants should have a substantive research agenda that will contribute to one or more of the department´s existing areas of strength, which include Polish and Russian Modernism and Avant-garde, Polish and Russian Cultural and Visual Studies. The Polish program is especially interested in candidates whose research includes interdisciplinary or comparative approaches. A competitive salary is offered. Preference will be given to candidates with an earned Ph.D., or the equivalent, at the time of application.

Applicants must apply on line at https://jobs.uic.edu/. To complete an application, click on the “job board” tab. Applicants are required to submit e-mail addresses for three references within the faculty application. Documents to submit electronically are a current CV and a letter of interest that includes a statement of research and teaching directions. For fullest consideration, applications must be received by November 15, 2012. The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted by sarayu at September 17, 2012 11:11 AM