Asst Professor of Russian Cultural Studies
- The University of Nebraska–Lincoln
- Lincoln, NE
- Faculty Jobs
- Arts & Humanities, Ethnic & Cultural Studies
- Position Type
- Tenured & Tenure-Track
- Employment Type
- Full Time
- Institution Type
- Four-Year Institution
Asst Professor of Russian Cultural StudiesDepartment:
Modern Language & Literature-1090Requisition Number:
F_220157Posting Open Date:
08/26/2022Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date):
12/05/2022Open Until Filled:
YesDescription of Work:
Contingent on the availability of funding, the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 14, 2023. We are seeking a dynamic, creative, interdisciplinary, and productive scholar and teacher in the area of Russian language and Cultural Studies.The successful candidate will work closely with the Russian program coordinator to help grow the Russian program and develop courses that will appeal to students from across disciplines. Other duties include:
- Teaching established courses at the undergraduate level.
- Conducting research in their area of specialization.
- Pursuing collaborative research with faculty in other adjacent fields (e.g., Political Science, National Security Studies, Global Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Central and Eastern European Studies).
- Engaging in unit, college, university, and national service.
As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See https://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.Minimum Required Qualifications:
- Ph.D. Russian/Slavic, comparative literature, or a related language/literary studies field
- Native/near-native language skills in English and Russian
- Expertise in developing and teaching content courses in Russian Cultural Studies (in English and Russian), and at all levels of Russian language
- Demonstrated commitment to excellence in research as evidenced by dissertation research, publications, and/or externally funded research grants;
- Demonstrated teaching excellence as evidenced by teaching evaluations, peer observations of teaching, syllabi, and other evidence of curricular innovation.
- Experience teaching hybrid, blended, or online classes.
- Ability to teach courses in English that will appeal to students from other disciplines (ex. English, Women’s and Gender Studies, National Security Studies, Political Science, History, Global Studies, Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs, Medieval/Renaissance Studies).
- Interest in developing courses that will intersect with other intellectual points of interest in the department (ex. literary translation, Central/Eastern European Studies).
NoHow to Apply:
Click “apply for this job” and complete the information form. Attach the following documents:
- A cover letter
- Curriculum vitae.
- Two (2) sample syllabi. Attach as “Other Document.”
Faculty Tenure/Tenure LeadingJob Type:
9 MonthPosition funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?:
NoPlanned Hire Date:
August 14, 2023
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