- Location details
- Swarthmore, PA
- Position type
- Professor, Assistant
- Organization type
- 4-year college or university
- Language teaching
- Employment category
- Tenure Status
- Non-tenure track
The Russian Program at Swarthmore College invites applications for a one-year position as Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, primary specialization in some area of nineteenth, twentieth, and/or twenty-first century Russian literature and culture. The position begins with fall semester of 2021; the teaching load is 2/2.
The Russian Program is a section of the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, offering a major and a minor, with courses that contribute to a number of interdisciplinary programs.
We expect candidates to demonstrate a commitment to creative teaching and an active research program that speaks to and motivates undergraduates from diverse backgrounds. The successful candidate will also have native or near-native proficiency in both English and Russian, a lively classroom presence, and experience teaching various levels of Russian language and literature/culture in North America at the university level. PhD in hand by August 2021.
Submit a cover letter that describes your teaching philosophy, CV, copy of graduate transcript, and names and contact information of three recommenders via Interfolio at apply.interfolio.com/81703. Please address any questions to Professor Sibelan Forrester, chair of the Search Committee, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Review of applications will begin February 1, 2021, and continue until position is filled.
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