Dean's Postdoctoral Scholar in Slavic (OPS) Location:
Tallahassee, FL Regular/Temporary:
Temporary Full/Part Time: Job ID:
Department of Modern Languages & Linguistics
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Responsibilities The Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics at Florida State University invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Teaching Fellowship in Slavic Languages, Literatures, and Cultures beginning August 9, 2021, with the possibility of renewal the following year. The postdoctoral fellow is responsible for teaching courses that contribute to the Russian and Slavic Program’s curriculum and maintaining an active research program. The teaching load will be 2 courses per semester.Postdoctoral fellows are expected to participate in the intellectual life of the Department, whose programs, curriculum, and events bring together faculty from multiple disciplines.Qualifications Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching. Native or near native proficiency in Russian and English are required.Candidates should demonstrate ability to teach a variety of courses in the undergraduate curriculum (such as Russian Grammar and Conversation, Russian Culture and Civilization, Slavic Culture and Civilization, Soviet Russian Cinema, Russian Fairy Tales).Eligibility is restricted to applicants who received their degree between July 31, 2017 and August 30, 2021 and do not hold concurrent employment at another institution.Contact Info
Questions about the position may be directed to the Director of the Slavic Program, Dr. Lisa Wakamiya, at [email protected].
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This is an OPS/temporary Job.
How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service. Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.
Applications must include: (1) letter of application; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) brief research statement describing the specific projects to be undertaken during the fellowship period; and (4) teaching portfolio. Three letters of recommendation must be requested separately through our system as described below.
The application deadline is June 21, 2021. Review of applications will begin on June 15, 2021.
Request Letters of Reference This position requires that you have three confidential professional letters of recommendation submitted on your behalf. Follow the steps below to request these letters through our system: 1) After submitting your application, click the Careers link;
2) Click the My References link;
3) Click the Send/View Reference Request button next to the appropriate position; and
4) Follow the steps on that page to send your references a system generated email requesting they submit a letter of recommendation on your behalf.You may also return to the My References link and click on "Send/View Reference Request" to see if your references have responded, add additional references, or resend requests.Affordable Care Act
OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees who meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information on the Affordable Care Act, please visit the Benefits website and click on Employee Insurance Eligibility.
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