The Department of Russian invites applications for a full time Visiting Assistant Professor of Russian, one year position to begin in Fall 2024. Applicants should demonstrate an ability to teach Russian language at all levels, native or near-native fluency in Russian and English, and interest in teaching Russian literature and culture. The position entails teaching beginning and intermediate Russian language courses (5 courses total, one of which is in Winter Term).
Middlebury College is a top-tier liberal arts college with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both faculty teaching and research. It is also committed to fostering a truly inclusive, open, and supportive learning, teaching, and working environment. The College hires faculty from around the world and a myriad of life experiences, cultures, frames of reference, social identities, and learning perspectives to help cultivate and advance innovation in our curriculum and to provide a rich educational experience to our student body. Middlebury College seeks applications from people who would contribute to our increasingly diverse educational community not only through their backgrounds and interests, but in age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, religion, and physical ability.
Applications must be received by February 15, 2024. Middlebury College uses Interfolio to collect all faculty job applications electronically. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces differences, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. Candidates should provide evidence of commitment to undergraduate teaching and scholarly potential. Please submit a letter of application through Interfolio, including a statement of teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and three current letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. Please include in your letter reference to how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion, with concrete examples from your experience where possible. More information is available at https://apptrkr.com/4917029. Review of applications will begin on February 15, 2024 and continue until the position is filled.
Offers of employment are contingent on completion of a background check. Information on our background check policy can be found here: http://go.middlebury.edu/backgroundchecks.
Posted on January 23, 2024.