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September 20, 2013

Job: Lecturer Position, U of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Deadline:October 30, 2013

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a Lecturer, target start date August 16, 2014. PhD at time of appointment required. 9-month/yr, full-time, non tenure-track position, renewable each year based on enrollments and strong performance reviews. Salary competitive and commensurate with experience.

The lecturer will teach advanced Russian language courses; courses for undergraduates and graduates in language pedagogy and, preferably, Slavic linguistics (e.g., structure of Russian) and intermediate-advanced languagecourses in one other Slavic Language
(e.g., Polish). 3/2 course load. Position entails supervising the dept. language program, including: select and order course materials for Russian; oversee that process for other Slavic languages; oversee preparation of course syllabi and tests; coordinate, supervise and train graduate teaching assistants and instructors in language program; manage and market enrollment; coordinate placement testing in Slavic; serve as dept. contact for Russian language study abroad.

Required: PhD and native or near native command of Russian and English; proficiency in a second Slavic language preferred. Preference also given to degrees in Slavic linguistics, general linguistics, second language acquisition, or related fields. Experience with instructional technology inlanguage teaching, evidence of excellence in undergraduate teaching, including Russian language instruction, required; experience in program direction/supervision preferred.

To apply, create your candidate profile through the University of Illinois application login page at https://jobs.illinois.edu and submit your application materials: application letter, CV, and names and contact information for three professional references.
Referees will be contacted electronically upon submission of the application. Only electronic applications submitted through https://jobs.illinois.edu
will be accepted.

To ensure full consideration, all required materials, including letters of reference, must be received no later than
October 30, 2013.
For complete details, visit http://www.slcl.illinois.edu; for further information contact

Posted by sarayu at September 20, 2013 03:55 PM