Assistant Professor, General Faculty

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Working Title: Assistant Professor, General Faculty

Position Type: Teaching and Research Faculty

Department: Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Location: Charlottesville

Posting Date: 07-15-2018

Posting Summary:
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures seeks applicants to fill a three-year, potentially renewable Assistant Professor position on the Academic General Faculty (tenure-ineligible) with an anticipated start date of December 25, 2018.

Subject areas of particular need include, but are not limited to: Slavic folklore, film, cultures, and literatures, 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 December 1, 2018. Applicants must hold the terminal degree at the time of appointment.

Candidates must have a strong, demonstrated commitment to teaching, and experience in teaching large-enrollment courses.

Applications will be considered beginning August 15, 2018; the position will remain open until filled.

To apply, please complete a Candidate Profile online through [email protected] (, and electronically attach the following:
1. a current CV,
2. a cover letter that includes a statement of teaching philosophy,
3. the applicant's most recent student evaluations (attach to Other 1),
4. a writing sample, and
5. three letters of recommendation from references who can comment in detail on the applicant's teaching and service. Search on posting 0623456. 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
[email protected]

Questions regarding the online application process should be directed to:
Anne EK Zook
[email protected]

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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Posted: 9/14/2018
Application Due: 11/13/2018
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