Visiting Assistant Professor in Russian

Kenyon College’s Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a two-year (2022–2024) Visiting Assistant Professor in Russian. Area of specialization is open, but preference will be shown to candidates whose research agenda and teaching experience show a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Candidates must have a demonstrated ability to teach a variety of undergraduate courses, including all levels of language, courses on Russian literature and culture in translation, as well as upper-level electives in their area of specialization. Teaching load is five courses per year. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by time of appointment and native or near-native command of Russian and English. A complete application will include 1) a cover letter with research statement; 2) graduate transcript (unofficial copy is fine); 3) a current Curriculum Vitae; 4) a teaching philosophy that includes a statement on promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the liberal-arts college classroom; and 5) contact information for three professional references. All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website: by December 10, 2021. Application review will begin immediately following the deadline and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will take place remotely via video conferencing.

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