Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Job: Assistant Professor of Russian, University of Wisconsin at Madison

Applications open until position filled.

The Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic at the University of Wisconsin – Madison invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Russian literature and culture beginning August 20, 2018. PhD in hand by the start of appointment required. Superior level of proficiency or higher (on ACTFL scale) in Russian and English required. Prior college or university teaching experience required.

We seek a new colleague with an active research agenda and outstanding promise as a scholar and teacher.Priority will be given to applicants with research expertise in Russian nineteenth-century literature and culture. Secondary specialization in the Soviet period or post-Soviet studies is a plus. The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate-level courses in the nineteenth-century literary tradition (Romanticism and Realism); ability to teach eighteenth-century Russian literature and culture at the graduate level also desirable. At the undergraduate level, the successful candidate will teach across the curriculum, including courses in 19th- through 21st-century Russian literature and culture as well as advanced Russian language. The standard teaching load is four courses each academic year (two courses each semester). Active engagement in research and publication at the national and international levels will be expected.

For a full position description and a link to the application, please go to

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