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Instructor - Russian Studies LTA

Dalhousie University - Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Dalhousie University Department of Russian Studies seeks applications for a 12-month 100% full-time limited term appointment (August 1, 2023 – July 31, 2024) at the Instructor level in Russian language and film. The position is subject to budgetary approval. The instructor will teach beginner and intermediate level Russian language classes, as well as two courses on Russian and Eastern European cinema. In addition, the instructor will be expected to oversee the establishment of a study abroad program for the Russian program. Travel abroad with the students to ensure the effective functioning of the program may be required (or alternate means of program oversight). The workload is equivalent to four full-credit (eight half-credit) classes per year.

Applicants should have a PhD in Russian; however, applicants with an MA degree may also be considered on an individual basis. Native or native-equivalent command of Russian and English, as well as experience in teaching the Russian language and Eastern European cinema are required. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and administrative skills. Candidates should provide a cover letter, up-to-date curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applications are to be submitted online.

The Posting can be found at https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/12859

Applications will be accepted until April 1st, 2023.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

Established in 1818, Dalhousie is a leading research-intensive university offering more than 180 degree programs in 13 faculties. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and is located in the heart of Halifax, a scenic coastal city and capital of Nova Scotia, which is home to 13 Mi’kmaq First Nations, a deeply rooted historical African Canadian community, and an increasingly diverse population. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is a dynamic body of students, faculty, and staff arranged into upwards of twenty programs and departments, many offering graduate degrees.

For further information, please contact Staci Hart, Administrative Coordinator.
902-494-1190, staci.hart@dal.ca

Posted on March 04, 2023.