Lecturer in Russian (Fall 2018)

Dahlonega, GA
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Lecturer in Russian (Fall 2018)

Position Number: 53063446

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Campus Location: Dahlonega

General Summary: The Department of Modern and Classical Languages at the University of North Georgia invites applicants for a Full-time Lectureship (with benefits) in Russian, primarily on its Dahlonega campus. This position is for the 2018-19 academic year and, contingent upon enrollments and budgetary support, is projected to be renewable.

Located in the fastest-growing region of the state, the University of North Georgia is a multi-campus university with an enrollment of over 19,000 students, making it one of the largest institutions in the University System of Georgia. Through a variety of educational pathways that provide access and range from certificates and associate degrees to a professional doctoral program, UNG is responsive to regional education and economic development needs. Federally designated as a senior military college, one of the university's signature leadership programs is its 800-member Corps of Cadets on UNG's Dahlonega Campus.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Responsibilities for this position include teaching four (4) undergraduate Russian courses per semester (including content courses in Russian beyond the third-year level with the focus on Economy and Politics of modern Russia) as well as engagement in extracurricular activities.
  • Teaching schedules may include assignments on the Gainesville and/or Cumming campuses, evening or on-line classes, and coordinating or teaching intensive immersion courses and programs, including Summer Language Institute.

Certifications/Licenses & Minimum Requirements:
  • Master's degree in Russian or closely-related field is required; a similar doctoral degree by the time of application is preferred.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in Russian, previous teaching experience at a North American university, including at least two years of teaching experience in Russian as a foreign language, are required.
  • Specialization is open. Broad expertise in Russian literature and culture is encouraged.

Anticipated Hire Date: 08/01/2018

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae, Unofficial Transcripts

Special Instructions to Applicants: If you received any graduate degrees from an institution outside the United States, you must provide a foreign course-by-course credential evaluation by an independent evaluation service that is a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). Find a full list of NACES members at http://www.naces.org/members.htm.

Candidate should submit names/contact information of at least three professional references with application.

Employer Information: All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by the University of North Georgia in its sole discretion. The University of North Georgia, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sex or national origin, age, disability, religion, genetics or veteran status. Georgia is an open records state. Also, UNG is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans.

We provide equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, protected veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.

The University of North Georgia is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants without discrimination at the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, sex, age, disability or handicap as a matter of college policy and as required by applicable state and federal laws.


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