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October 04, 2013

CFA: Lecturer in Russian Language - University of Pennsylvania

Deadline: October 30, 2013

Lecturer in Russian Language

University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for the position of Russian language instructor, beginning Fall 2014. This is a full-time, one-year position as Lecturer A, with the possibility of renewal for up to an additional two years, contingent upon a satisfactory performance review and approval of the Dean. Teaching load is six courses per year and includes four language seminars and two literature/culture courses.

The ideal candidate should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in Russian Language and/or Literature/Culture (ABDs will be considered). We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative instructor who has demonstrated excellence in teaching different levels of Russian language as well as introductory literature/culture courses. Complete fluency in Russian and English is required; as is familiarity with contemporary instructional technologies. Applicants should apply online at: http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/79. Please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement; and contact information for a minimum of three individuals who have agreed to provide a recommendation letter. The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters. We also encourage the applicants to upload three additional documents if available: 1) teaching evaluations, 2) sample syllabi, assignments, and 3) assessments, and evidence of professional development.

Applications will be reviewed beginning October 30, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html.)

The University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Posted by jmkirsch at October 4, 2013 11:09 AM