Visiting Asst. Professor of Modern Lang. & Lit. (Russian Studies)

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Present Position Number F0653W Role Title Assistant Professor/9-Mth Position Title Visiting Asst. Professor of Modern Lang. & Lit. (Russian Studies) Position Summary

The Department of Modern Languages & Literatures at William & Mary invites applications for a one year, non-tenure-track Visiting faculty position that will begin August 10, 2019. We seek an individual with expertise in Russian Cultural Studies. The successful applicant will be expected to be an effective teacher and will have a 3-3 course teaching load. The contract may be renewable pending performance review, department need, and funding.

Required Qualifications

M.A. with A.B.D. status is required, in Russian Studies. Native or near-native proficiency in Russian and English is required. The candidate must have demonstrated excellence in undergraduate Language, Literature and Culture teaching, including Russian language courses at all levels of the undergraduate curriculum. The candidate must also have experience in teaching Russian literature and culture courses in English.

Preferred Qualifications

Area of specialization is open; however, preferred qualifications are 19th century literature, experience in leading study abroad programs in Russia, and the ability to teach courses which might be cross-listed with existing interdisciplinary programs such as Gender Sexuality & Women’s Studies Program and/or Film and Media Studies Program. The candidate will teach an advanced topics course in his or her specialization area.

Department Modern Languages Dept - 3KD510 Location William & Mary Job Open Date 02/01/2019 Review Begin Date 03/02/2019 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Job Category Instructional Faculty Special Application Instructions

Submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests, a sample syllabus for a course the candidate has taught, and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which must speak directly to teaching ability. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by us with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, submit all application materials by the review date, MARCH 2, 2019. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

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Posted: 2/7/2019
Application Due: 9/11/2019
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