Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian

The Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literature at the University of South Alabama invites applications for a non-tenure-track, 9-month, one-year-only Assistant Professor of Russian position to begin August 15, 2021. Applicants should possess an earned doctoral degree in Russian or a closely related field, but ABD’s near completion of the degree will be considered. We seek a generalist capable of teaching lower- and upper-division courses in Russian language, culture, and literature. The candidate must demonstrate native or near-native proficiency in Russian and English and excellence in undergraduate teaching at all levels.

To apply, please submit the following via Interfolio ( (1) letter of application, (2) cv, (3) unofficial transcripts, and (4) arrange to have three confidential letters of recommendation uploaded by recommenders into Interfolio. Applicant contact: Dr. Zoya Khan, Search Committee Chair (

Candidates invited for the official campus job interview via Zoom will arrange to have all official graduate and undergraduate transcripts sent directly by the Registrars of all colleges attended to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Zoya Khan, at the following address:
Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literature
5991 USA Drive North, Room 322
University of South Alabama
Mobile, Alabama 36688-0002. 

Review of applications will begin June 2, 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. 

The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. Members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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