Senior Lecturer in Russian

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The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at The University of Texas at San Antonio invites applications for a non-tenure-track Senior Lecturer in Russian starting Fall 2021. This is a full-time position with a three-year renewable contract. Beginning Fall 2021, Senior Lecturers at UTSA will be redesignated as Associate Professors of Instruction.

Responsibilities:

Teaching a variety of Russian language, literature, and culture courses in the Modern Language Studies B.A. program.  Leadership in development of the Russian curriculum.  Application of the latest foreign language methods and technologies to language teaching. 

Required qualifications: University or college teaching experience, fluency in Russian (with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in Russian coursework).  Ph.D. in relevant areas, such as Russian language, literature, culture, etc. in hand by August 31, 2021.

Preferred qualifications:  Experience with technology-enhanced teaching and organizing Study Abroad programs.  Other fields of expertise related to Russian, such as intelligence, security studies, or global affairs are a plus.

Applicants must apply at  https://www.utsa.edu/hr/employment and submit online a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and unofficial transcripts of graduate studies by January 15, 2021. Three letters of reference and Teaching Statement will be requested from individual candidates via email at the second stage in the recruitment process. Preliminary screening interviews will be conducted by Zoom in early February 2021. Applicants who are selected for campus interviews must be able to show proof that they will be eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Contact Information:

 

Marita Nummikoski, Committee Chair

marita.nummikoski@utsa.edu

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

The University of Texas at San Antonio

One UTSA Circle

San Antonio, TX 78249


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