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September 23, 2013

CFA: 2-yr Visiting Instr or Asst Prof at CU Boulder

Deadline: October 9, 2013

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a two-year visiting instructor or visiting assistant professor of Russian Studies, to begin August 2014. Primary specialization in 19th c. Russian literature and culture; desired secondary specialization in Russian Cinema or Silver Age. Experience with teaching language expected. The successful candidate will contribute to the interdisciplinary major in Russian Studies. Applicants must have a PhD in Russian or a related field, native or near-native command of Russian and English, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and research. Advanced ABD will be considered; degree must be completed by August 2014.

A letter of application, cv, writing sample, sample syllabi, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted electronically at https://www.jobsatcu.com, posting F00757.

Review of applications will begin on October 9, 2013. Interviews will be held at the November ASEEES convention in Boston and/or by Skype.

CU-Boulder is a Research I university with 23,000 undergraduates and 6,000 graduate students. Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains, yet only 35 miles away from Denver, Boulder is often named one of the most desirable places in the U.S. to live. Residents enjoy more than 300 days of sunshine a year and a lively cultural atmosphere.

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures houses programs in German Studies, Russian Studies, Nordic Studies and Hebrew. The Russian program currently offers a major and minor. Plans for an MA and a concurrent BA/MA in Russian are close to completion. For more information about our department, please visit our web site (http://gsll.colorado.edu/).

Posted by jmkirsch at September 23, 2013 11:59 AM