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November 21, 2013

CFA: Adjunct instructor of Russian, University of Denver (Spring 2014)

Deadline: December 1, 2013

Adjunct Instructor of Russian, Spring 2014
Department of Languages and Literatures
Salary: $3000 per course
Work Schedule: Varies, appointment is for spring quarter 2014
Department Introduction:
The Department of Languages and Literatures offers the following undergraduate programs: majors and minors in French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish; minors in Classics, Japanese, and Chinese; beginning levels of study in Hebrew and Arabic. Study of Greek is also available on an individual basis.
Job Summary:
The Russian Program in the Department of Languages and Literatures at the University of Denver seeks to hire a skillful and dedicated instructor to teach one Elementary Russian Language course (Russ 1003) in the spring of 2014. Russ 1003 is the last course in the three-quarter sequence, continuing from Russ 1001 (fall) and Russ 1002 (winter). Candidates must have a demonstrated record of excellence in teaching Russian language in the North American university setting. Flexibility and ability to work well with other instructors teaching additional sections of the course are essential.
Required Qualifications:

MA or ABD in Russian or closely related field (e.g. Comparative Literature with clear Russian emphasis)
Experience Teaching Russian language at college or university level, with proven, professionally attested excellence and effectiveness.
Native or native-equivalent command of both Russian and English.

Preferred Qualifications:
· PhD in Russian or closely related field (e.g. Comparative Literature with clear Russian emphasis).
· Experience teaching Elementary Russian at college or university level in a North American setting, with proven, professionally attested excellence and effectiveness.
· Flexibility and ability to work well with other instructors teaching other sections of the course.
· Native or native-equivalent command of both Russian and English.
· Extended residence or extensive travel to Russia or other countries where the Russian language is widely used.

Special instructions to applicants: Please complete the online application at https://dujobs.silkroad.com/. Please submit a cover letter, resume, two letters of recommendation and evidence of excellent teaching at the college level. Only complete applications will be considered. Deadline to apply is December 1, 2013.

Applicant Contact: Colleen Lucero, Assistant to the Chair, colleen.lucero@du.edu
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LBGT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

If you are interested in applying and have any questions, please reply to me directly at polina.rikoun@du.edu.

Posted by jmkirsch at November 21, 2013 02:53 PM

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