Assistant Professor of Russian, Tenure-Track

Job description

Kenyon College, a highly selective, nationally ranked liberal arts college in central Ohio, the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures invites applications for a tenure-track position in Russian at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning in July 2017.

A Ph.D. in hand and native or near-native proficiency in Russian and English are required. Specialization is open, but an ability to teach all levels of Russian language, literature, and culture courses is expected. Evidence of successful undergraduate teaching experience in the US and a proven commitment to scholarship are essential.

To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at A complete application will be composed of:

  1. a cover letter discussing the applicant's research and scholarship undertaken, its relevance to the field or discipline, and prior teaching experience;
  2. a statement of the applicant's teaching philosophy and evidence of teaching excellence;
  3. a Curriculum Vitae;
  4. an unofficial transcript; and
  5. three (3) letters of recommendation.

All application materials must be submitted electronically through Kenyon's employment website.

Review of applications will begin November 15, and will continue until the position is filled. Completed applications received by the November 15 deadline will be guaranteed full consideration.

Kenyon College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the College's policy to evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, physical and/or mental disability, age, religion, medical condition, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by institutional policy or state, local, or federal law.




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Job No: 492401
Posted: 10/3/2016
Application Due: 12/3/2016
Work Type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive