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Visiting Assistant Professor of Slavic Studies

University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh, PA

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor. The area of specialization is fully open and all primary fields of specialization within Slavic languages, literatures, and cultures will be considered. Candidates with additional expertise in such areas as gender and sexuality studies, as well as race and ethnicity studies are particularly welcome.

The dates of appointment are September 1, 2023, through April 30, 2024, pending budgetary approval. A Ph.D. in Slavic or a related field is required at the time of appointment. The position entails teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, where undergraduate courses may involve general-education literature, culture, and cinema courses in English.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, representative student teaching evaluations, representative syllabi, samples of scholarly writing (the length of one or two journal articles), a brief description of how their research, teaching, and service demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion, as well as the names and contact information for two persons able to provide confidential professional letters of recommendation, via the link above. Questions may be directed to Sara Abbott, Faculty Actions Coordinator at sea127@pitt.edu.

The review of applications will begin on 17 April and continue until the position is filled.

The Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and fostering a culturally diverse environment. Excellent interpersonal and relationship-building skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in support of a diverse community are required.

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Posted on April 13, 2023.