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Assistant Professor of Russian

University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa - Honolulu, HI

Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Russian (Position #83043)

Teach undergraduate courses in Russian language, literature and culture for the Russian BA, and culture, film and literature in translation for the Undergraduate Certificate in Russian Studies; engage in related research and publication; serve on department/university committees; help maintain and support the Russian Studies program; participate in other professional activities, as appropriate.

Minimum Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Russian and Slavic Languages and Literature or a closely-related field (Ph.D. must be in hand by start date: August 1, 2013). Excellent knowledge of Russian and English, and outstanding communication skills. Evidence of excellence in teaching at the college level and evidence of an active research agenda.

Desirable Qualifications:
Any suitable combination of the following: Evidence of teaching upper division Russian language; ability to work with other university department to promote teaching and research in Russian as well as inter- and intra-university initiatives in Russian; experience in motivating students to study Russian; desire to maintain relations with the Russian and greater communities.

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Send application materials in hard copy (no electronic submissions). Review of applications will begin November 30, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Include letter of application (indicate how you meet the qualifications), current curriculum vitae, contact information for three academic references and recent teaching evaluations.

Inquiries: Paul Chandler (808) 956-8828

Send to:
Dr. Paul Chandler, Chair
Department of Languages and Literatures of Europe and the Americas
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
1890 East-West Road, Moore Hall 483
Honolulu, HI 96822.

The University of Hawaii is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted on November 03, 2012.