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November 16, 2012

Job: Assistant Professor of Russian, Georgia Tech

Deadline: December 10, 2012

The Georgia Institute of Technology School of Modern Languages seeks a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Russian to complement our strengths in a dynamic and growing Russian program. Specialization is open. Ph.D. in hand by May, 2013. Near-native proficiency in both Russian and English a must. We are looking for a scholar, teacher and colleague with excellent research potential, including strong potential for research publications in English, and the ability and willingness to teach both language and target-language content courses.

The School of Modern Languages combines high quality, real-world skills development with a rich interdisciplinary approach to language, literature, and intercultural studies. We offer a major in Applied Languages and Intercultural Studies and joint majors with International Affairs and Global Economics. Faculty collaborations, both within and beyond the School, are strongly encouraged. With this position, the Georgia Tech Russian program will gain major status.

Applicants should send a cover letter, C.V., sample course syllabi and teaching evaluations, a sample of the applicant's scholarly work (preferably a sample publication), and have three confidential letters of recommendation sent electronically to russiansearch@modlangs.gatech.edu. Materials may also be sent to Dr. Stuart Goldberg, Search Chair, School of Modern Languages, Georgia Institute of Technology, 613 Cherry Street, Atlanta, GA 30332-0375. Review of applications will begin on December 10, 2012.

Preliminary interviews will be conducted at the AATSEEL conference in Boston, January 3-6, 2013.

Georgia Tech is a top 10 ranked national public university located in the heart of Atlanta, a hub of international transport and commerce and a multicultural city with 50,000 Russian-speaking residents.

Georgia Tech is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted by jychai at November 16, 2012 10:47 AM