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Lecturer in Russian

University of Wisconsin – Madison - Madison, WI

The Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic at the University of Wisconsin – Madison announces an opening for a Lecturer in Russian for 2018-19. This full-time appointment is renewable. The person in this position will be responsible for teaching six (6) courses in the academic year, including the following (or similar) courses: History of Russian Culture (in Russian, for students beyond the fourth-year level), Vladimir Nabokov: Russian and American Writings, third- and fourth-year Russian.

Requirements for position: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Russian Literature, Slavic Languages & Literatures, or the equivalent, required by the time of application. Native or near-native proficiency in both Russian and English. Previous teaching experience at a North American university, including at least two years of teaching experience in Russian as a foreign language, content courses in Russian beyond the fourth-year level, courses in Russian literature and/or culture in English, and broad expertise in Russian literature and culture.

Application deadline: 1 November 2017

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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Posted on October 11, 2017.