Assistant Professor, General Faculty
Working Title: Assistant Professor, General Faculty
Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty
Department: Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Posting Date: 03-29-2018
The College and Graduate School of Arts & Sciences with 12,000 students and 750 faculty members is the largest of the University of Virginia's 11 schools and is the institution's intellectual core. Our mission is to equip our students with the ability and desire to make a positive difference in the world and inspire others to do the same. We aspire to be a leader in research and graduate education while maintaining our long-standing reputation for excellence in undergraduate education and exceptional teaching.
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks applicants to fill a three-year Assistant Professor position on the Academic General Faculty (tenure-ineligible) with an anticipated start date of August 25, 2018.
Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to: Slavic literatures, film, and cultures, folklore, and Polish language. Compensation will take the form of full-time salary with full-time benefits. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. at the time of application or be on track to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field by May 2018. Applicants must hold the terminal degree at the time of appointment.
Candidates must have a strong, demonstrated commitment to teaching.
Applications will be considered beginning April 19, 2018, however the position will remain open until filled.
To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through Jobs@UVa (https://jobs.virginia.edu), and electronically attach the following: a current CV, a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching philosophy, a writing sample, and complete contact information for three references who can comment in detail on the applicant's teaching and service. Search on posting 0622909. Short-list candidates should expect to send a teaching portfolio or other proof of teaching excellence.
Questions regarding this position should be directed to:
Edith Clowes, Chair, Search Committee
Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to:
The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to making a final offer of employment.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
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