Full-time lecturer position in Polish Studies at University of Florida’s Center for European Studies, Deadline October 25


The Center for European Studies (CES) at the University of Florida is conducting a search for a full-time, non-tenure track position in Polish Studies to begin August 16, 2011.  Primary duties include teaching two courses per semester: first or second year Polish language and a field-specific, area studies course. In addition, the successful candidate will assist in the continued development of the Polish Studies Program in collaboration with other Polish Studies faculty at UF. Program building tasks include but are not limited to: community outreach activities; enhancing collaboration with the on-campus Polish student organization; and co-directing a study-abroad program. The field of specialization is open and can include any aspect of contemporary Polish language, literature, culture, history, politics or society. Candidates with a demonstrated interest in language pedagogy and an interdisciplinary or comparative background are strongly encouraged to apply. Native or near-native fluency in Polish and English, as well as previous experience teaching Polish language are required. Candidates with Ph.D. are preferred, but qualified candidates who are A.B.D. may be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to participate fully in the scholarly and programming activities of the CES.

Send letter of application, CV, a writing sample (approximately 20 pages), 2 sample course descriptions (non-language), and three letters of recommendation to:
Chair, Polish Studies Search
Center for European Studies
3324 Turlington Hall
P.O. Box 117342
University of Florida
Gainesville FL 32611-7342.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon aspossible and to ensure full consideration, applications should be received by Oct 25, 2010. Only complete applications will be considered and the search will remain open until filled.
The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minority and
women candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. The Center for European
Studies is a Title VI National Resource Center (NRC) for European Studies.

Additional information on the Center and its activities is available online
at www.ces.ufl.edu

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