Modern Languages and Literatures, Swarthmore College
|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:
Chair, Russian Search Committee
Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures
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:
- Curriculum Vitae
- Graduate Transcript
- Three Reference Letters (to be submitted by the reference writers at this site )
- And anything else requested in the position description.
- Swarthmore College
Dept of Modern Languages and Literatures
500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081
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