Instructor of Russian

Location
Columbia, SC
Posted
Jul 12, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Posting Details
Posting Summary


Posting Number FAC00023PO17 Classification Title Instructor Internal Title Instructor of Russian Campus Columbia 01 College/Division College of Arts and Sciences Department Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Advertised Salary Range $42,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Hours per year 2080 Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 9 months Work County Richland 40 Tenure Information Non-Tenure-Track Job Search Category Faculty-Non-Tenured

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina is a premiere flagship research institution in South Carolina and one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report. With more than 46,000 students on eight campuses, the University of South Carolina is a leader in improving the lives of individuals in South Carolina and around the world. Founded in 1801, the University of South Carolina employs almost 14,000 people. At the University of South Carolina, our employees include some of the brightest minds and most accomplished professionals in the world. The diversity of thought and active engagement of our colleagues makes for a dynamic and interesting work environment. The University has been named a best place to work, and a big part of that is the people. Our diverse faculty and staff embody a dedication to serve our students, so that a job becomes a passion with no limits.



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Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures is accepting applications for one full-time non-tenure track Instructor of Russian beginning August 15, 2017 at a 9 month salary of $42,000. This is an annual appointment that must be renewed each year, contingent upon satisfactory performance, departmental needs, and the availability of funding.

Duties: Teach introductory through advanced Russian language and/or culture or linguistics courses (four classes per semester); prepare course syllabi and handouts; evaluate and grade student class work, assignments and papers; maintain required records including student attendance and grades; maintain regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students; participate in program and departmental meetings and activities.

Required Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications: A Master's degree in Russian or a related field is required and must be in hand by August 1, 2017. Evidence of teaching experience at the collegiate level and native or near-native fluency in Russian and English is expected. Must currently be authorized to work in the U.S., without future need of any sponsorship for employment authorization.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Russian, or a related field.



Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2017 Job Open Date 07/12/2017 Job Close Date 07/21/2017 Open Until Filled No Special Conditions for Eligibility Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/16583 EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.



Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

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Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Resume
  4. Teaching Portfolio
  5. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Media File
  5. Other Supporting Documents
  6. Research Portfolio
  7. Writing Sample(s)/Sample Publications

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