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October 11, 2013

CFA/Job : T enure-track assistant or associate professor position in Polish literature and culture, Indiana University

Deadline: November 1, 2013

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Indiana University, Bloomington, announces a tenure-track assistant or associate professor position in Polish literature and culture, starting fall semester 2014. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in hand, experience teaching North American college and university students, and an active, established research program suitable for a Research I institution. Competitive candidates will be comfortable teaching both large undergraduate courses and specialized graduate seminars. Interdisciplinary and comparative portfolios are especially welcome. The successful candidate should have native or near-native English and Polish; administrative experience is also a plus. Standard teaching load is two courses per semester. Current plans are to interview candidates at the 2013 ASEEES conference in Boston, after which a short list of candidates will be invited to the Bloomington campus for visits. Submit letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation electronically via https://indiana.peopleadmin.com. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Search Committee, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Indiana University, BH 502, Bloomington, IN 47405-7103; iuslavic@indiana.edu, subject line: Polish literature position. Preference given to applications submitted by November 1, 2013, but applications will be considered until the position is filled. Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer; Indiana University encourages applications from women and minorities.

Founded in 1947, Indiana University’s Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures offers a full array of language, literature, culture, and linguistics courses for students interested in the study of Russian, Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, Czech, Polish, and Romanian. Slavic department faculty represent one of the largest and best concentrations of expertise in the U.S., with particular strength in Slavic linguistics, Russian literature, pedagogy, literary translation, and literary and cultural studies. The department also offers a separate Ph.D. track in second language acquisition that can be extended into a dual degree with the Department of Second Language Studies. The department collaborates closely with IU’s Department of Education funded Title VI Center, the Russian East European Institute (REEI); the Summer Language Workshops (SWSEEL), the largest such program in the U.S.; and Slavica Publishers, the leading U.S. specialty press dedicated to publishing scholarly works, textbooks, reference books, and journals in Slavic languages, literatures, linguistics, and area studies.

Posted by jmkirsch at October 11, 2013 11:46 AM