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The Russian and Post-Soviet Studies Program of the College of William & Mary invites applications from recent Ph.D.s for the position of a Mellon Faculty Fellow in the humanities or social sciences

The Russian and Post-Soviet Studies Program of the College of William & Mary invites applications from recent Ph.D.s for the position of a Mellon Faculty Fellow in the humanities or social sciences.  Russian and Post-Soviet Studies is an interdisciplinary major that focuses on culture, history and politics of a vast region spanning from East-Central Europe to Siberia and Central Asia and is supported by faculty affiliates from several departments.

The successful candidate will have a two-year appointment, a reduced three-course load per year, a salary of $50,000, and will also benefit from mentorship and research support. The qualifications are Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment (August 10, 2014), and a demonstrated interest in blending undergraduate teaching with research.  An interest and expertise in European Studies will also be helpful.

For full consideration, application materials are due by January 15, 2014. Review of applications will begin at that time. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed.

Application materials, including a letter of application, current CV, copies of significant publications, course syllabi, teaching evaluations, and three letters of recommendation, at least one of which must speak directly to teaching ability, should be submitted electronically to the online recruitment system https://jobs.wm.edu. Please note that the system will prompt applicants for the contact information for their references. After submission of the application, those individuals will be contacted by us via email to submit letters of recommendation.
The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

The College conducts background checks on applicants for employment.

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