Asst Professor

Boulder, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

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Description of Department/Program:

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures houses programs in German, Russian, and Nordic Studies. The Russian program currently offers a BA (major and minor), MA and a concurrent BA/MA in Russian Studies. For more information about our department, please visit our web site (

Overview of Job Duties:

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track position of Assistant professor in Russian Studies, to begin August 2017. Primary specialization in 19th-c. Russian literature and culture; preferred secondary specialization in Soviet/ Russian Cinema. Native or near native competence in Russian is expected. The successful candidate will contribute to the interdisciplinary major and MA Program in Russian Studies.

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Minimum Qualifications:

Applicants must have a PhD in Russian or a related field, native or near-native command of Russian and English, and a demonstrated commitment to research. At least one year of college-level teaching experience, which may be attained during graduate study. Advanced ABD will be considered; degree must be completed by August 2017. Primary specialization in 19th c. Russian literature and culture.

Preferred Qualifications:

At least one publication in Soviet/ Russian Cinema.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2016; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:To apply, please submit the materials listed below to this posting at with the following naming convention "LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument", i.e., Smith_John_CV:

1. Current curriculum vitae.

2. Letter of application.

3. Contact information for three references, who may be asked to provide letters of recommendation upon invitation.

4. Writing sample

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10237 - Germanic & Slavic Lang & Lits

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 12, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Mark Leiderman

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00726174


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