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Visiting Assistant Professor in Russian Studies (one-year position)

Hamilton College - Clinton, NY

The Department of German, Russian, Italian, and Arabic at Hamilton College invites applications for a one-year position in Russian Studies at the rank of Visiting Assistant Professor, beginning July 1, 2022. Applicants should have native or near-native fluency in Russian and a record of excellence in teaching Russian language at all levels. The hire will teach Russian language classes as well as courses in translation relevant to their scholarship and areas of interest. The area of expertise for this position is open, but the department is particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and research can contribute to one or more of the College's other departments or interdisciplinary programs. We seek candidates who can demonstrate their experience in teaching or working with diverse student populations. Your cover letter should address the ways in which you would further the College's goal of building a diverse and inclusive educational environment.

A PhD in in Russian Studies or a closely-related field is preferred. The teaching load for this position is five courses. Candidates should submit a cover letter, a c.v., and a teaching portfolio, including a teaching statement and sample syllabi for a language course and a course in translation, via Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/102577 . Letters of reference will be requested from candidates selected for the first round of interviews. Questions regarding the search may be directed to John Bartle, Search Committee Chair, at jbartle@hamilton.edu. Our review of applications will begin on March 15th, 2022.

Hamilton (www.hamilton.edu) is a residential liberal arts college located in upstate New York. Applicants with dual-career considerations can find other Hamilton and nearby academic job listings at https://www.hercjobs.org/regions/higher-ed-careers-upstate-new-york/, as well as additional information at https://www.hamilton.edu/dof/faculty-development/resources-for-prospective-or-new-faculty/opportunities-for-spouses-or-partners (Opportunities for Spouses or Partners). Hamilton College is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in all areas of the campus community. Hamilton provides domestic partner benefits. Candidates from underrepresented groups in higher education are especially encouraged to apply.

Posted on February 14, 2022.