INTERNATIONAL LITERARY AND CULTURAL STUDIES: Russian Language Part-time Lecturer (non-tenure track)

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Tufts University School of Arts and Sciences


Part-time Lecturer (non-tenure track)

The Department of International Literary and Cultural Studies at Tufts University is seeking a part-time lecturer to teach up to three Russian language courses (one in the fall semester, two in the spring) for the academic year 2019-2020 with the possibility of renewal. (The fall course, Beginning Russian, has already been scheduled for Tuesday & Thursday, 10:30-11:45 and Friday, 12:00-12.50.)


College degree with MA preferred; native or near-native fluency in Russian and English; demonstrated excellence in teaching Russian at the college level in North America; experience that demonstrates both collegiality and teamwork in language education; creativity in curriculum design and familiarity with current trends in Russian language pedagogy.

Application Instructions:

All application materials must be submitted via Interfolio at To apply, please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, a 1-page statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for two references.  For questions about the position, please contact Professor Vida Johnson, Russian Program Director, at [email protected]. Review of applications begins immediately and continues until the position is filled.

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Posted: 7/22/2019
Application Due: 9/20/2019
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