The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures at The University of Iowa announces an opening for a full-time lecturer position in Russian to begin in August 2019. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possible reappointment of up to two additional years, and the position will be renewable thereafter in three-year increments, pending collegiate approval and demonstrated excellence in teaching. Salary and benefits will be commensurate with experience.
Responsibilities include: teaching three classes (up to 12 credit hours) per semester from lower to upper level language courses including rotation of a Russian literature, culture, or translation courses and assisting the Russian program coordinator with curricular development.
Required Qualifications: PhD in Russian Language and Literature, PhD in Second Language Acquisition with focus on Russian Language and Linguistics, or an MFA in Literary Translation with an emphasis in Russian Literature; native or near-native fluency in Russian and English; extensive experience in teaching Russian at the college/university level in North America.
Desirable Qualifications: Experience teaching courses in the translation of Russian literary texts, published translations of Russian literary texts to English, and experience in organizing academic and cultural activities.
To apply, please visit jobs.uiowa.edu and reference Requisition #73528.
The application materials must include a letter of interest, a curriculum vitae, samples of the most recent course evaluations by students, and three letters of recommendation. Deadline for application is February 14, 2019. Screening begins February 14, 2019 and preliminary interviews may be conducted by telephone or videoconference.
The Department of Asian and Slavic Languages and Literatures, the Division of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University, College, Division, and Department reflect this
commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Posted on December 05, 2018.