The Department of German & Russian invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Russian (tenure-track) beginning July 1, 2020. The successful candidate will be committed to the engaged teaching and active scholarship that characterize the mission of the liberal arts. Ability to teach all levels of Russian language is essential. Teaching load is two courses per semester plus a January-term course every other year. Area of specialization is open; candidates with comparative, interdisciplinary, and/or intermedial experience are welcome. Ph.D. should be in hand by the date of appointment.
For full consideration, applications must be received by October 12, 2019. Preliminary interviews for semi-finalists will be held at the ASEEES convention in San Francisco and via Skype for candidates who do not plan to attend the meeting. For initial application, please submit cover letter, CV, 2 sample syllabi (1 Russian language and 1 other course), and graduate school transcripts. A request for 3-4 letters of recommendation will be made following the preliminary interviews. Applicants are asked to note specific knowledge, experience, and abilities related to building a diverse educational environment in their cover letter.
We encourage applications from historically under-represented groups as well as individuals who have experience with diverse student populations. Williams College is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, mentoring and/or service. Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. For further information, please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu). Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.
All materials should be addressed to Janneke van de Stadt, Chair, Department of German & Russian, and must be submitted through Interfolio: https://apply.interfolio.com/66322
Fax and e-mail applications will not be accepted. All queries should be directed to email@example.com.
Posted on August 20, 2019.