Russian and Eurasian Studies Program, Colgate University

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Position ID:Colgate-Russian-VAP [#2658]
Position Title: One-Year Visiting Assistant Professor - The Program in Russian 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:2013/05/15 finished (posted 2013/04/29, finished 2013/07/09, listed until 2013/06/12)
Position Description:    

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

The Program in Russian and Eurasian Studies at Colgate University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning fall semester 2013. We seek a dynamic scholar with an interest in teaching language, literature, and area studies courses in an interdisciplinary environment. The successful candidate will teach second-year Russian and a variety of literature and culture courses. A strong background in the revolutionary period and the twenty-first century is desired. An ability to teach a course with a focus on Central Asia or the Caucasus would be a plus. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the Liberal Arts Core Curriculum, either through “Communities and Identities” course, or by joining the faculty of “Challenges of Modernity” or “Legacies of the Ancient World.” Minimum qualifications are a PhD or ABD in an appropriate field. A cover letter, CV, and reference letters must be submitted through A review of applications will begin on May 15 and continue until the position is filled. 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 Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further the University's educational mission. Colgate University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer; women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Colgate is a highly-selective liberal arts university of 2800 students situated in central New York. Colgate faculty are committed to excellence in both teaching and scholarship. Further information about Russian and Eurasian Studies can be found at

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Further Info:
Colgate University
Russian and Eurasian Studies Search Committee
13 Oak Drive
315 Lawrence Hall
Hamilton, NY 13346

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