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Assistant Professor - Russian Studies LTA

Dalhousie University

The Department of Russian Studies at Dalhousie University seeks applications for an 18-month 100% full-time limited term appointment (January 1, 2023-June 30, 2024) at the Assistant Professor level in Russian language, literature and culture. The position is subject to budgetary approval. The professor will teach an intensive advanced Russian class, literature, as well as upper level Russian culture courses. The workload is equivalent to three full-credit (six half-credit) classes per year.

Applicants preferably have a Ph.D. in Russian or comparative linguistics/language pedagogy/literature and culture. Native or native-equivalent command of Russian and English, as well as experience in teaching the Russian language and Slavic topics at the undergraduate level, are required. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and administrative skills. Candidates should provide a cover letter, up-to-date curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, evidence of teaching effectiveness. Applications are to be submitted online at https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/11353.

Applications will be accepted until October 20, 2022.

For further information, please contact Ms. Staci Hart, Administrative Coordinator at 902-494-1190, http://www.dal.ca/faculty/arts/russian-studies.html

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University commits to achieving inclusive excellence through continually championing equity, diversity, inclusion, and accessibility. The university encourages applications from Indigenous persons (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, and persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQ+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. For more information, please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

Established in 1818, Dalhousie is a leading research-intensive university offering more than 180 degree programs in 13 faculties. It is the largest university in Atlantic Canada and is located in the heart of Halifax, a scenic coastal city and capital of Nova Scotia, which is home to 13 Mi’kmaq First Nations, a deeply rooted historical African Canadian community, and an increasingly diverse population. The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is a dynamic body of students, faculty, and staff arranged into upwards of twenty programs and departments, many offering graduate degrees.