The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at McGill University invites applications for a Faculty Lecturer position in Russian Studies. Duties include teaching Russian language on all levels, coordination of the language program, and supervision and training of graduate student instructors. Ph.D. in Russian Studies, second language acquisition or a related field preferred, but candidates with M.A. degree will be considered. Extensive teaching experience and excellent teaching record at the university level are required. Familiarity with current approaches to foreign language teaching and instructional technology and participation in the Department’s language and culture related activities are expected. Teaching assignment will be 21 credits per year.
Initial appointment of Faculty Lecturers is 3 years; appointment is renewable and becomes indefinite after a period of 6 years continuous employment. Start of appointment 1 August 2012. Starting salary is $50,000.
Applicants must fill out the Russian Search Application Form. A letter of introduction, cv and teaching portfolio should be submitted electronically via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Three letters of recommendation should be sent under separate cover (electronically or hardcopy) to: Professor Karin Bauer, Chair, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, McGill University, 688 Sherbrooke St. West, room 425, Montreal, QC, H3A 3R1. Email:email@example.com
Deadline for the receipt of applications: 19 April 2012.
McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, women, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.