Boston University, World Languages & Literatures

Position ID:BU-MLCL-SRLECT [#24008]
Position Title: Senior Lecturer
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Boston, Massachusetts 02215, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Russian Language and Literature / Russian literature and culture, East Slavic literature, medieval and modern, comparative literature, immigrant literature, translational studies
Appl Deadline:2022/02/03 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/12/14, finished 2023/03/18, listed until 2023/06/14)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

Boston University’s Department of World Languages & Literatures invites applications for a renewable full-time Senior Lecturer (non-tenure track) in Russian and pre-modern East Slavic literature beginning July 1, 2023. The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include teaching six courses per academic year in Russian literature and culture, medieval and modern, Comparative literature, immigrant literature, translation studies, and with one course in the CAS Core Curriculum, a liberal arts learning community for undergraduates whose shared undertaking is to discuss great works that meet the challenge of our present moment. The candidate will be expected to contribute to BU’s Comparative Literature program and the department’s MA program in literary translation in developing curriculum and collaborating closely with faculty across the various programs of the College of Arts & Sciences. Requirements include an PhD in medieval East Slavic literature or a related field; native or near-native command of Russian and English; and experience teaching at the university level in a North American setting. 
Please submit the following materials via

1. Letter of application (including some reflections on your approach to teaching) 
2. CV
3. Teaching portfolio (please include: two sample syllabi; two sets of course evaluations (if available); link to a teaching demo; diversity statement addressing how your teaching and/or professional activity could contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion).
4. Three letters of recommendation 

Please address questions to Yuri Corrigan, Convener of Russian in the Department of World Languages & literatures ( Preliminary interviews will take place over Zoom.
Preference given to applications received by February 3, 2023
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

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745 Commonwealth Ave
Boston, MA 02215