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October 16, 2012

Job: Assistant Professor of Russian, U of Georgia

Deadline: December 1, 2012

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Russian, beginning August 2013. We are seeking a promising scholar and outstanding teacher to become a part of our dynamic Russian program. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate courses in 19th- and 20th-century Russian literature and Russian culture, in both Russian and English, as well as Russian language courses at all levels. The teaching load is four courses per year.

Requirements: Ph.D. in Russian or Slavic Studies. Candidates should be able to demonstrate scholarly potential, have proven excellence in teaching, and possess native or near-native fluency in both Russian and English. Experience in online instruction and/or the ability to teach courses in a second Slavic language are additional desirable qualifications.

Applications should include a cover letter, c.v., writing sample, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. Please submit all materials to:

Russian Search Committee
Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies
201 Joseph E. Brown Hall
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-6797

Electronic submissions also accepted. Please email all documents as attachments to: tplatt@uga.edu

The committee will begin to review applications on December 1, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.

Georgia is well known for its quality of life in regard to both outdoor and urban activities (www.georgia.gov). UGA is a land and sea grant institution located in Athens, 90 miles northeast of Atlanta, the state capital (www.visitathensga.com; www.uga.edu).

The Franklin College of Arts and Sciences, its many units, and the University of Georgia are committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Institution. Faculty members are expected to support the college’s goals of creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive learning environment.

Posted by sarayu at October 16, 2012 10:25 AM