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March 15, 2013

Job: Russian instructor position at Higher School of Economics, Moscow

Deadline: May 15, 2013

The Faculty of Philology at the Higher School of Economics, Moscow seeks to hire a Russian Language instructor/Program Developer in the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful applicant would help the Center develop its programs for the study of Russian as a Foreign Language at different levels, Intensive Russian, Russian for Heritage Speakers, and Theory of Russian language instruction.

The Faculty particularly welcomes applications from candidates with linguistic backgrounds able to participate in the Faculty’s projects on learners corpora. Responsibilities include joint teaching at the Russian Language Center and at the Faculty’s Linguistics department (the total of 600 contact hours per academic year), as well as supervising the departmental Russian Language teaching practice, participation in departmental seminars and scholarly work, and other similar activities. The courses include Russian Language instruction at different levels (at the Russian Language Center), Theory of Russian Language Instruction, and a Research Seminar in a linguistic topic of the candidates’ choice (at the Linguistics Department).

Candidates should have a native knowledge of the Russian language, a Ph.D. in hand at the time of employment and preferably have published in peer-reviewed journals. Applications should include a CV; a statement of research and teaching interests; names and contact information (not letters) for two people able to provide recommendations; samples of scholarly writing; and relevant syllabi.

Salary is competitive and commensurate with the teaching experience and academic qualifications of the applicants, in particular, their publications in English-language peer-reviewed journals. Review of applications will begin on 15 April 2013; the deadline for all applications is 15 May 2013.

Please send all materials by e-mail to erakhilina@hse.ru.

For enquiries about the position or the Higher School of Economics, contact Ekaterina Rakhilina at erakhilina@hse.ru, or Valentina Apresyan at vapresyan@hse.ru.
The Higher School of Economics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted by jmkirsch at March 15, 2013 03:10 PM

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