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Instructor in Russian Language

University of Colorado - Boulder, CO

The Russian Program at the University of Colorado is looking for a new colleague. We are accepting applications for an Instructor in Russian Language. This is a three-academic-year, full-time (100%), non-tenure track position, with the possibility of renewal. The position begins fall 2021. Teaching responsibilities include all levels of Russian language as well as courses in 20th-century and/or contemporary Russian culture in English and/or Russian. Teaching load is three courses per semester. The position entails service components related to language placement, teaching assistant observation, assessment of learning outcomes, and participation in extra-curricular activities of the program.

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures houses programs in German (BA, MA, PhD), Russian (BA, MA), and Nordic Studies (minor). For more information about our department, please visit our web site (https://www.colorado.edu/gsll/).

Required qualifications: Native or near-native proficiency in Russian and English; MA degree or equivalent in Russian Studies, Russian Linguistics, or a closely related field; College-level language teaching experience; Familiarity with current language pedagogy and the ACTFL guidelines. Preferred qualifications: PhD or equivalent in Russian Studies, Russian Linguistics, or a closely related field; Evidence of an active research agenda in language pedagogy or second-language acquisition (i.e. publications or conference presentations).

Upload cover letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications; current curriculum vitae; statement of how your teaching and service could contribute to diversity and inclusion at CU; and contact information for three confidential references at CU Boulder Jobs: https://jobs.colorado.edu/jobs/JobDetail/?jobId=28077
Review of applications will begin on Jan. 15; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Inquiries to gsll@colorado.edu.

Posted on January 04, 2021.