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Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian

Williams College - Williamstown, MA

The Department of German and Russian at Williams College seeks to fill a one-year visiting faculty position in Russian, with four courses per year, with teaching to begin in the fall semester of 2018. Specialization is open. Ph.D. preferred. Native or near-native proficiency in the language is required.

A passion for teaching is a must; specifically, the successful candidate will have significant language teaching experience, innovative ideas for upper-level courses in Russian, and a desire to work effectively, both inside and outside the classroom, with a student population that is broadly diverse.

Our program is founded on close student-faculty interaction and strong mentoring, as well as vibrant scholarship.

Application deadline: December 1, 2017.

Application should include: CV, cover letter, and four reference letters; a writing sample and other materials will be solicited later.

All materials should be addressed to Helga Druxes, Chair, Department of German & Russian, and must be submitted through Interfolio. Fax and email applications will not be accepted.

All queries should be directed to Janneke van de Stadt at jvandest@williams.edu.

We welcome applications from members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the field. All offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background check.

Further information is available here: http://dean-faculty.williams.edu/prospective-faculty/background-check-policy/.

Position Begins
July 1, 2018

Application Deadline
December 1, 2017

Apply Online https://apply.interfolio.com/43336

Williams College is a coeducational liberal arts institution located in the Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts. The college has built its reputation on outstanding teaching and scholarship and on the academic excellence of its approximately 2,000 students. Please visit the Williams College website (http://www.williams.edu).

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn, and thrive.

Posted on August 31, 2017.