Boston University’s Department of World Languages & Literatures invites applications for a renewable full-time Lecturer in Russian beginning July 1, 2023. The position is a professional career track with possibility of growth. The successful candidate’s responsibilities will include teaching five Russian courses per academic year, ranging from basic language to advanced content-based courses. The candidate will also serve as Coordinator of BU’s Russian Language program: developing curriculum; collaborating closely with faculty in Russian, other languages, and in related fields across campus. Demonstrated ability to train and mentor instructors; to administer a program; and to use digital learning platforms and other instructional technologies are highly desirable. Requirements include an MA (at minimum) in Russian or a related field; native or near-native command of Russian and English; commitment to a proficiency-based communicative curriculum; leadership and administrative ability; familiarity with the North American higher education system; and demonstrated excellence in college-level Russian language teaching.
Please submit the following materials through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/23094
1. Letter of application (including some reflections on your approach to teaching)
3. Teaching portfolio (please include: two sample syllabi; two sets of course evaluations [if available]; link to a teaching demo; diversity statement addressing how your teaching and/or professional activity could contribute to diversity, equity and inclusion).
Three recommenders should submit confidential letters of recommendation through Academic Jobs Online.
Please address questions to Yuri Corrigan, Convener of Russian in the Department of World Languages & Literatures (firstname.lastname@example.org). Preliminary interviews will take place over Zoom.
Preference given to applications received by November 2, 2022.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Posted on October 24, 2022.