Russian Literature and Culture
The Department of Russian invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Russian, tenure track, to begin in Fall 2013. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to teach Russian literature and culture, native or near-native fluency in Russian and English, and interest and experience in teaching language at the undergraduate level. The position entails teaching Russian at all levels and courses in English on Russian culture and literature, with an emphasis on contemporary (20th Century and Post-Soviet) Russian culture / literature. Candidates should also demonstrate an ability to contribute regularly to one of the interdisciplinary programs at the college, for example, Environmental Studies, Literary Studies, Comparative Literature, Linguistics/Translation/Second Language Acquisition, or Race/Ethnicity/Minorities of the former Soviet Union. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to undergraduate teaching and scholarly potential.
Applications must be received by 15 October 2012. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Through Interfolio, submit letter of application with a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, graduate transcript, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability, addressed to Prof. Tatiana Smorodinska, department chair. If you are attending ASEEES, please let us know in your letter. http://www.interfolio.com/apply/13857
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