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October 24, 2013

Job: Tenure-track assistant professor position in Russian literature and culture: Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures (at Harvard)

Deadline: December 2, 2013


Harvard University
Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Position Description: The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks to appoint a tenure-track assistant professor in Russian literature and culture. The appointment is expected to begin on July 1, 2014. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, typically two courses per semester, and will be expected to share in the administrative and advising duties of faculty in the Department as well as to participate broadly in the academic culture of the university. Expertise in poetry and the ability to teach poetry are preferred, but in other respects the fields of expertise required for the position are open. Preliminary interviews will be held at the AATSEEL conference in Chicago in January 2014.

Qualifications: PhD in Russian Literature or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins. Native or near-native Russian and fluency in English are required, as is demonstrated excellence in teaching and research.

Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/5089 ), no later than
December 2, 2013:

1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum Vitae
3. Teaching statement
4. Research statement
5. Names and contact information of 3-5 references (three letters of recommendation are required, and the application is complete only when all three letters have been submitted)
6. Sample of scholarship, approximately 25 pp.

Harvard is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.

Contact Information: Professor Justin Weir, Search Committee, Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures, Barker Center 377, 12 Quincy Street, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138.

Contact Email: Judith Klasson, klasson@fas.harvard.edu

Posted by jmkirsch at October 24, 2013 02:45 PM