Readership in Russian at University of St Andrews

Senior Position: Readership in Russian at University of St Andrews – SK1084
School of Modern Languages, £46,846 – £52,706 per annum, Start: 1 January 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The School of Modern Languages is seeking to appoint a full time Reader in Russian. You will be expected to hold a PhD, and should possess native or near-native language skills in Russian and English. Applications are invited from candidates with a specialist interest in any area of Russian literature and culture, although applications in visual arts, film and twentieth to twenty-first century literature and culture are particularly encouraged.

A Reader in the UK is a senior post associated particularly with research excellence. Candidates for readerships at UK universities will normally be mid-career scholars who have reached Assistant or Associate Professor level in the US system.

Further details:

Further information about the School of Modern Languages can also be found at Informal enquiries can be directed to: Dr Emily Finer, e-mail:; Professor Margaret-Anne Hutton, Head of School of Modern Languages, e-mail:, tel. 01334 463678.

Ref No: SK1084

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