Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian


Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, AY2022-2023

The Russian program in the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Missouri is looking for a full-time Visiting Assistant Professor (VAP) of Russian, for a one-year appointment starting August 2022.

Teaching responsibilities include Elementary Russian and at least one semester of third-year Russian language; other courses may include Russian culture or film, depending on VAP strengths and departmental need.

Ph.D. or ABD in Russian is required at the time of appointment. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English is required. Candidates will be evaluated on their experience and success teaching both in person and online. Review of applications will begin on April 29, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Missouri is fully committed to achieving the goal of a diverse and inclusive academic community of faculty, staff and students. We seek individuals who are committed to this goal and our core campus values of respect, responsibility, discovery and excellence. The University of Missouri is an Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

Please apply on line at: (Job Opening ID 41317). Use the online application and be prepared to upload a cover letter and your CV. Two reference letters are also required and should be sent electronically by the recommenders to search committee chair, Tim Langen ( Applicants may also contact Prof. Langen with questions about job duties. Contact Human Resource Services ( for any questions about the application process.

An equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer.








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