The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies at the University of Arizona is a dynamic unit actively engaged in undergraduate education through its triple-track Russian major and contribution to the University's general education mission; maintaining the excellence of its MA program - the only graduate program in Russian in an eight state radius; and engaging in the local and global community through experiential learning, faculty presentations, and Study Abroad programs.
The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies invites applications for a tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor to begin August 2014. The candidate should be a Russianist with a specialization in language pedagogy or applied linguistics (second language acquisition).
The candidate’s teaching workload will be two (2) courses each semester based on department need and will be expected to teach courses that include Russian at all levels (undergraduate and graduate) and both core and large general education courses as part of annual teaching assignments.
In addition, the candidate will serve as the departmental Undergraduate Language Coordinator. Other duties and responsibilities include participating and contributing to the Russian MA program; contributing and strengthening trans-disciplinary collaborations, most immediately with the Second Language Acquisition and Teaching Program (SLAT, a graduate interdisciplinary program); contributing to departmental Study Abroad programs; maintaining an active research and publication agenda; contributing to the mission and goals of the department and its priorities; and participating in service for the department, college, and university as required.
The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Russian or Second Language Acquisition by August 1, 2014, native or near-native fluency in Russian, and excellence in college-level teaching. Candidates with experience in assessment and/or heritage language pedagogy and with developing and/or teaching online and/or hybrid courses are especially encouraged to apply.
To apply and for full details: By Dec 10, 2013, please submit your full application to the university’s application system at www.uacareertrack.com/applicants/Central?quickFind=209852
Job Number: 53763
Contact Information: Professor John Leafgren, Search Committee, Department of Russian and Slavic Studies, University of Arizona.
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