Postdoctoral Teacher-Scholar of Russian Literature and Culture

Location
Fairfax, VA
Salary
Commensurate with education and experience.
Posted
Mar 30, 2020
Closes
Sep 27, 2020
Ref
FAC7847
Industry
Education
Hours
Full Time
Postdoctoral Teacher-Scholar of Russian Literature and Culture

The George Mason University, Department of Modern and Classical Languages, invites applications for a Postdoctoral Teacher-Scholar of Russian Literature and Culture, beginning Fall 2020. Candidates will have an active research and publication agenda focused on one or more of the following areas: Post-Soviet Russian literature, nineteenth and twentieth century Russian literature, Russian and (Post-) Soviet film, and cultural studies.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be able to teach undergraduate courses in both English translation and in Russian; courses in translation include those on major Russian writers, survey courses of nineteenth and twentieth century Russian literature, and Russian civilization; courses taught in Russian include Russian poetry and contemporary short fiction. Twelve month appointment and 2/2 teaching load. Position is renewable for up to three years.

Required Qualifications: Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. in hand at time of appointment, university-level teaching experience, and native or near-native fluency in Russian. Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching is essential.

Preferred Qualifications: Ability to teach a course on the cultural contributions of Russian and Soviet immigrants to the U.S. is a plus.

"For full consideration, applicants must apply at https://jobs.gmu.edu/ ; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, statement on inclusion/diversity and of teaching philosophy, three references, and an academic writing sample (such as a scholarly article or dissertation chapter)."

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