Macalester College, German and Russian Studies

Position ID:Macalester-GermanandRussianStud-VP [#26655]
Position Title: Visiting Professor
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Saint Paul, Minnesota 55105, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: History / Russian/Soviet History
Appl Deadline:2023/12/15 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2023/11/17, listed until 2024/05/17)
Position Description:    

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The Department of German and Russian Studies at Macalester College seeks to hire a distinguished scholar and teacher of Russian and/or Soviet history to hold the Hubert H. Humphrey visiting professorship during the 2024-2025 academic year. Responsibilities include teaching three undergraduate courses.

We are seeking a scholar at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. The candidate’s courses and research interests should complement the teaching and scholarship of the permanent faculty in the department. Research specialties within Russian/Soviet history are open. The department is particularly interested in candidates whose work would contribute to Macalester College’s emphasis on internationalism.

Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. Benefits and salary are competitive; benefits include health insurance, a moving subsidy, and professional development funds. To apply, go to Academic Jobs online and electronically submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, two syllabi for classes you would like to teach, a diversity statement (see below), and the names of two references. Review of applications will begin December 15 and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be directed to the chair of the search committee, Julia Chadaga ( At Macalester College, diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to our educational mission and values. We are committed to the institutional change required for visioning and realizing a more equitable and socially just college and society. Strong candidates will have a record of experience or demonstrated commitment to teaching students of multiple and diverse backgrounds with attention to structural barriers that limit access to educational opportunities. In addition to the materials noted above, applicants should submit a diversity statement (no longer than 2 pages) that discusses past experiences and demonstrated activities contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in their teaching, advising, and mentorship. Macalester College is a highly selective, private liberal arts college in the vibrant Minneapolis-Saint Paul metropolitan area, with a population of approximately three million people and home to numerous colleges and universities, including the University of Minnesota. Macalester College is located in Saint Paul on the ancestral homeland of the Dakota people who were forcibly exiled because of aggressive and persistent settler colonialism. Macalester's diverse student body comprises over 2000 undergraduates from all 50 states and the District of Columbia and 95 nations. The College maintains a longstanding commitment to academic excellence with a special emphasis on internationalism, multiculturalism, and service to society. As an Equal Opportunity employer supportive of affirmative efforts to achieve diversity among its faculty, Macalester College strongly encourages applications from women and members of underrepresented minority groups.

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Julia Chadaga
Department of German and Russian Studies
Macalester College
1600 Grand Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55105