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Lecturer, Russian language and Russian literature or culture

University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA

The University of Virginia Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures invites applications for a three-year, full-time, non-tenure-track Lecturer position with an anticipated start date of August 23, 2023. The teaching load is 3 courses per semester spread over two fields, Russian language and Russian literature or culture taught primarily in English. Other Slavic and/or comparative interests might be possible to accommodate in future years. The position has the possibility of renewal contingent on job performance, continuing need, and budget.

Candidates must have a strong commitment to teaching. A Master's degree in Slavic or a related field is required, as is native or near-native fluency in both Russian and English. A PhD is strongly preferred. Experience teaching Russian language and Russian literature or culture at a North American institution of higher education is strongly preferred. The position requires some departmental service.

This position will remain open till filled and review of applications will begin on January 3, 2023. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

To Apply:

Please apply through Workday, and search for R0042551. Complete an application online with the following documents:

· A cover letter detailing areas of competence, areas of special interest, teaching experience, and experience with issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion, and/or diverse populations

· Current CV

· A complete set of recent teaching evaluations for three courses, if possible at least one language class and at least one literature or culture class

· Complete contact information for three professional references

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile by searching 'Find Jobs'.

For additional information about the position, please contact David Herman at dh9a@virginia.edu.

For questions about the application process, please contact Melanie Sponaugle, Academic Recruiter, at unw5dq@virginia.edu.

UVA is located in beautiful Charlottesville with easy access to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the eastern shore and the nation's Capital. Charlottesville is one of the best places to live; outdoors, vibrant town with culture, music, restaurants, excellent schools, etc. Opportunities for excellent clinical, and laboratory-based research and teaching pursuits working within the collegial work environment are available.

UVA assists faculty spouses and partners seeking employment in the Charlottesville area. To learn more please visit https://dualcareer.virginia.edu/ For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.

For more information on the benefits available to faculty at UVA, visit https://provost.virginia.edu/subsite/faculty-development and hr.virginia.edu/benefits.

Posted on December 15, 2022.