Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian

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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.

Qualifications

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.

Application Instructions

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, sforres1@swarthmore.edu.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2021, and continue until position is filled.


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