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Instructor of Russian Language and Film

Dalhousie University

The Dalhousie University Department of Russian Studies seeks applications for a 12-month 100% full-time limited term appointment (August 1, 2024-July 31, 2025) at the Instructor level in Russian language and film. The position is subject to budgetary approval. The instructor will teach beginner and intermediate level Russian language classes, as well as two courses on Russian and Eastern European cinema. In addition, the instructor will be expected to supervise the study abroad program for the Russian program. Travel abroad with the students to ensure the effective functioning of the program may be required (or alternate means of program oversight). The workload is equivalent to four full-credit (eight half-credit) classes per year.

Applicants should have a PhD in Russian; however, applicants with an MA degree may also be considered on an individual basis. Native or native-equivalent command of Russian and English, as well as experience in teaching the Russian language and Eastern European cinema are required. The successful candidate will possess strong organizational and administrative skills. Candidates should provide an updated résumé / curriculum vitae (CV), cover letter, teaching statement, teaching dossier and list of referees.

The posting can be found at https://dal.peopleadmin.ca/postings/16730. All applications are to be submitted online. Applications will be accepted until July 6, 2024.

For further information, please contact Ms. Rizwana Tasneem, Administrative Coordinator at rizwana.tasneem@dal.ca

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 Peoples of Turtle Island (especially Mi’kmaq), persons of Black/African descent (especially African Nova Scotians), and members of other racialized groups, persons with disabilities, women, persons identifying as members of 2SLGBTQIA+ communities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. In accordance with our Employment Equity Policy, preference will be given in hiring processes to candidates who self-identify as members of one or more of the equity-deserving groups listed above. For more information, including details related to our Employment Equity Policy and Plan and definitions of equity-deserving groups please visit www.dal.ca/hiringfordiversity.

If you require any support for the purpose of accommodation, such as technical aids or alternative arrangements, please let us know of these needs and how we can be of assistance. Dalhousie University is committed to ensuring all candidates have full, fair, and equitable participation in the hiring process. Our complete Accommodation Policy can be viewed at
https://www.dal.ca/about/leadership-governance/university-policies.html.

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.