Russian Language and Culture Position at Colgate University

Russian Language and Culture Position at Colgate University

The Department of Russian at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y., seeks a
Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian for a one-year replacement position
beginning in July 2010.  The candidate is expected to have or soon receive a
PhD in Russian language and literature. Our preferred field of
specialization is open, although we hope the candidate will be able to offer
one course in Russian film.  We place paramount importance upon proven
facility in teaching Russian language at all levels.

The successful candidate will join a strong interdisciplinary Russian Studies program with
colleagues in literature, anthropology, geography, history, and political
science.  Teaching duties will include five courses yearly ranging from
intermediate through advanced Russian, to Russian culture or film, to the
departmental senior seminar.  Fluency in Russian and English is a given,
along with a dynamic teaching presence and a strong commitment to

Please send a letter of application and C.V., and arrange to
have three letters of recommendation sent to:  Ian Helfant, Chair, Search
Committee, Department of Russian, Colgate University, 13 Oak Drive,
Hamilton, N.Y. 13346.  Review of applications will begin March 22, 2010.

Colgate University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Developing and sustaining a diverse faculty, staff, and student body further
the University’s educational mission.

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