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Assistant Professor of Slavic Studies, tenure track

Brown University - Providence, RI

The Department of Slavic Studies at Brown University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Slavic Studies, beginning July 2023.

Qualified candidates will have native or near-native fluency in Russian and a strong background in the last four centuries of Russian literature and culture (documented by publication/s). We seek a dynamic teacher and an original scholar who can teach across different periods and genres of Russian literature, including the XVIII century. We expect a successful candidate to be able to teach from an interdisciplinary perspective in dialogue with other branches of the humanities, such as visual studies, art history, or theater and performing arts.

Candidates should provide: a letter of application; a dissertation abstract; a current CV; one writing sample of scholarly work (25pp maximum); three confidential letters of recommendation; and a brief description of research, teaching (including teaching evaluations), and service. This description should demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

The Department of Slavic Studies and Brown University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.

Brown University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origins, disability, or any other characteristic protected by the law. The University is particularly interested in recruiting and hiring qualified candidates from historically marginalized and under-represented backgrounds, including minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

All materials are to be submitted via Interfolio (apply.interfolio.com/111727) by December 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Posted on August 30, 2022.