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Assistant Professor, Russian and Slavic Studies (tenure-track)

University of Arizona - Tucson, AZ

Assistant Professor of Russian and Slavic Studies, tenure-track, Department of Russian and Slavic Studies, in the School of International Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at the University of Arizona. We seek a specialist in Russian literature and culture (period open) with an innovative research agenda and strong teaching record. Ability and willingness to teach at all levels: Russian literature, language and culture, as well as general education courses. Interdisciplinary and transdisciplinary interests, particularly in digital humanities, preferred. Tenure-track faculty are expected to teach two courses per semester, maintain an active research agenda, and perform appropriate service. This position would begin on August 14, 2017.

The Department of Russian and Slavic Studies is a dynamic unit actively engaged in undergraduate education through its triple-track Russian major and contribution to the Unversity's general education mission, maintaining the excellence of its MA program, and engaging the local and global community through experiential learning, faculty presentations, and Study Abroad programs.

The candidate will contribute to the department's mission by engaging students through excellence in teaching and contributing to research-based learning initiatives, expanding and supporting community and business partnerships, and contributing to fostering and maintaining interdisciplinary synergies across colleges and units.

This is a full-time and benefits-eligible position. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016. For more information about the department and school: http://sillc.arizona.edu/. To apply for this position: http://uacareers.com/postings/13605

Posted on October 04, 2016.