Purdue University's Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures is looking for a beginning tenure-track Assistant Professor in Modern Russian Literature and Culture to begin August 2012:
Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures
Assistant Professor in Modern Russian Literature and Culture
Beginning tenure-track Assistant Professor of Russian to begin August 2012. Duties: Responsibilities will include teaching undergraduate courses for the Russian major and contributing as needed to any of several interdisciplinary undergraduate and graduate degree programs such as comparative literature, women’s studies, philosophy and literature, Jewish studies; assist with and direct honors theses, master’s theses and dissertations; contribute to designing a curriculum in Russian studies; promote interest in Russian outside of the classroom; maintain an active research record. Background in Russian literature and culture of the modern period (ca. 1800 – present). Demonstrated excellence in teaching, evidence of research promise, native or near-native fluency in both Russian and English, and PhD in hand by August 2012. Review of applications will begin December 5, 2011. Please send a cover letter and CV, as well as three letters of reference addressing applicant’s teaching and research strengths, to Professor Adrian Del Caro, Department Head, Purdue University, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, 640 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907. Email submissions are accepted. Email submissions to spencerc at purdue dot edu
Salary, benefits and teaching load are competitive.
Application Deadline: December 5, 2011, or until the position is filled. Please send letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation (addressing candidate's research and teaching strengths) to Professor Adrian Del Caro, Head, Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures, Purdue University, 640 Oval Drive, West Lafayette, IN 47907-2039.
A background check will be required for employment in this position.
Purdue University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, and Equal Access Employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce.
William, J. [SEELANGS] Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Russian, Purdue University. SEELANGS listserv (SEELANGS@bama.ua.edu, 7 Nov 2011).