Colgate University, Russian and Eurasian Studies Program

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Position ID:Colgate-Russian-VAP2022 [#21314]
Position Title: Visiting Assistant Professor in Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Hamilton, New York 13346, United States [map]
Subject Area: Russian Language and Literature
Appl Deadline:2022/03/25 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2022/03/02, finished 2022/05/17, listed until 2022/09/02)
Position Description:    

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

The Russian and Eurasian Studies Program at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year visiting assistant professor position in Russian, Eastern European, and Eurasian Studies beginning fall semester 2022. Ph.D. required in Slavic Languages and Literatures with experience teaching Russian at the college level, or a Ph.D. in a related field with a certificate in Russian-language teaching. The successful candidate will be expected to teach Russian language classes and an introductory survey class on Russia within the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum. The successful candidate will also be asked to teach an existing humanities elective in the Russian and Eurasian Studies Program, or to propose and teach a new humanities or interdisciplinary course related to their research area.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, article-length writing sample, and the contact information of three individuals who would be prepared to submit reference letters at a later date. Colgate strives to be a community supportive of diverse perspectives and identities. Candidates should describe in their cover letter how their teaching might support the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. All application materials must be submitted through

Review of applications will begin March 25, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed by Zoom. Colgate is a liberal arts university of 3000 students situated in central New York state. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about the Russian and Eurasian Studies Program can be found at

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find postings of other employment opportunities at Colgate and at other institutions of higher education in upstate New York at . It is the policy of Colgate University not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of their race, color, creed, religion, age, sex, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, being or having been victims of domestic violence or stalking, familial status, or any other categories covered by law. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Candidates from historically underrepresented groups, women, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Materials Required:
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Further Info:
Lawrence Hall 219a
Colgate University
13 Oak Drive
Hamilton, NY 13346