Modern Languages and Literatures, Swarthmore College

Position ID:Swarthmore-Modern Languages and Literatures-VAPR [#9002]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081, United States [map]
Subject Area: Russian Language and Literature
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/03/16, finished 2017/09/11, listed until 2017/09/16)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Swarthmore College invites applications to fill a two-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, with possibility of renewal, beginning August 2017. Teaching load is 2/3. Specialization in any area of Russian literature and culture; candidates with expertise in 19th-century prose, theater studies, visual culture, interdisciplinary studies, and/or a West Slavic or Central Asian language and literature might be especially attractive. Essential qualifications include: native or near-native proficiency in both English and Russian, commitment to undergraduate education, lively classroom presence, experience teaching language and literature/culture in North America at the university level, evidence of scholarly promise, PhD in hand by August 2017 required.


If it is impossible to use this link, send cover letter, CV, graduate transcript, and the names and contact information of three recommenders to:

Sibelan Forrester Chair, Russian Search Committee Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures Swarthmore College 500 College Ave. Swarthmore, PA 19081-1390

Review of applications began on March 31 and will continue until position is filled.

Swarthmore College has a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity in its educational program and employment. The College actively seeks and welcomes applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds including those who have intercultural experience and those with demonstrable commitments to an inclusive society and world.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Swarthmore College
Dept of Modern Languages and Literatures
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081

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