Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies - College of Liberal Arts - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, TX
Open: Aug 15, 2017 • Close: Oct 31, 2017
The Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies in collaboration with the Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for the position of tenure-track assistant professor, with an anticipated start in the fall semester 2018. We seek applications from scholars who work on Russia/the former Soviet Union, and Eastern or East Central Europe who specialize in the social sciences (with a preference for Sociology, Anthropology, Geography, or Political Science). Engagement in interdisciplinary and digital scholarship is welcome, and all candidates must have an active research and publication agenda. Teaching duties will include a two course per semester load and the selected candidate will be expected to exhibit a commitment to service in the department, center, college, and university, and be qualified to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as direct graduate and undergraduate student independent research.
Salary is based upon qualifications and experience.
Successful candidate should have a PhD in hand in the social sciences with a focus on Slavic or Eurasian Studies, strong research and publication agenda, and evidence of excellence in teaching and/or strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, three letters of reference, and a scholarly writing sample of no more than 30 pages to Professor Julia Mickenberg, Chair, Department of Slavic and Eurasian Studies. If you do not have a dossier account with Interfolio, you will be prompted to create one prior to applying for the position. Assistance available from Interfolio's Customer Support - firstname.lastname@example.org or call (877) 997-8807.
Priority will be given to applications received by October 10, 2017. Finalists will be interviewed at the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) conference in Chicago in November. The University of Texas at Austin is an AA/EEO employer, and requires all expected hires to undergo a criminal background check.
The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.