Assistant Professor of Russian, 1-Yr Term, Start Fall 2023


GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Department Russian invites applications for a one-year appointment beginning Fall 2023. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Instructor (ABD) possible. We are seeking candidates who can teach all levels of Russian, as well as courses on Russian or other Slavic literatures in translation, Russian and post-Soviet film studies, or new approaches to Russian and post-Soviet studies. Courses on topics in Ukrainian or Central Asian studies are especially welcome.  


Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by March 7, 2023. Please visit our application website at to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and provide names and email addresses to request three confidential letters of recommendation. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Todd Armstrong, at or 641-269-4655.

Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.

An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.

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