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Junior Research Fellowship in Russian and/or other Slavonic Languages!

Junior Research Fellowship in Russian and/or other Slavonic Languages
University College invites applications for a Junior Research Fellowship in Russian and/or other Slavonic Languages.
The Fellowship will be tenable for a period of three years starting on 1 October 2016.  Candidates should be engaged in literary, linguistic or cultural studies research related to the period 1800 to present.  Preference may be given to candidates whose research focusses on Russian, Czech, Slovak or Polish.  Candidates whose research is primarily in the field of history will not be considered. Junior Research Fellowships are intended to provide opportunities for outstanding academics at the beginning of their careers.  Univ has at any time between 8 and 10 JRFs.  The College has one permanent Associate Professor in Russian, Professor Polly Jones, a Senior College Lecturer in Czech (with Slovak), Dr Zuzana Rihova, and a Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in Russian, Dr Samantha Sherry.  Further details about …

Job: An open rank position at IU Bloomington: Professor of contemporary Russian politics and society

The Department of International Studies in the School of Global and International Studies at Indiana University seeks. an assistant, associate, or full professor of contemporary Russian politics and society.

The successful candidate will have broad expertise in contemporary Russia and the ability to address key social, economic, and international issues. Applicants should have fieldwork experience in the region. Especially attractive areas of specialization include Russian foreign policy and foreign relations; civil society, NGOs, and social movements; media and communication; religion and politics; ethnic identity, nationalism and militarism; environmental and health issues; and business and technology, among others.

Applicants should be comfortable in an interdisciplinary department. Evidence of strong teaching skills required. Applicants must have a Ph.D. by August 1, 2016, when the position begins.

Basic Qualifications
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae…

Jobs: Assistant Professor in Philosophy (multiple positions) National Research University Higher School of Economics Moscow, Russia.

Assistant Professor in Philosophy (multiple positions) National Research University Higher School of Economics Moscow, Russia
The School of Philosophy at the Faculty of Humanities of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, Russia invites applications for full-time, tenure-track positions of Assistant Professor in Philosophy and sub-fields. Applications for Associate and Full Professorships can also be considered in exceptional cases. Knowledge of Russian is not required as teaching is done in English.
About HSE
The HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university. Over the past twenty years, the HSE has become one of Russia's largest universities in the fields of economics, social sciences and humanities, and has earned the reputation of a national leader in higher education. One of its unique features has been its direct involvement in socioeconomic reforms in Russia, which has allowed HSE to develop as a “project and research university” where education, fundamenta…

Job: The Walter E. Havighurst Professor and Director of the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies

The Walter E. Havighurst Professor and Director of the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies
https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=1743

College of Arts and Science:  Miami University in Oxford, Ohio invites applications for theWalter E. Havighurst Professor and Director of the Havighurst Center for Russian and Post-Soviet Studies, with appointment to begin in Fall of 2016.Candidates should have the Ph.D. in a Humanities or Social Science discipline. The successful candidate will teach in Russian, Soviet or post-Soviet Studies, maintain an active research agenda, and provide scholarly and administrative leadership for the Havighurst Center.
Qualified candidates should be internationally recognized scholars and excellent teachers in a field of Russian, Soviet orpost-Soviet studies, and should have a teaching and scholarly record commensurate with the appointment of a full professor in a humanities or social science department.  Strong candidates will have a …

Job: Chair of the Russian Department (Bowdoin College)

Bowdoin College invites nominations and applications for a senior appointment in Russian language, literature, and culture, to begin July 1, 2016. The appointment will be made at the level of tenured associate or full professor commensurate with experience.

The area of specialization is open; however, candidates should note that the College values interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching and supports a number of interdisciplinary academic programs.

Bowdoin recently received a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support an innovative, collaborative pilot project with the Slavic Department at Yale University. The successful candidate will contribute to the leadership of this project. Candidates should demonstrate notable scholarly achievement, a creative research agenda, and a strong commitment to teaching in a diverse liberal arts community.

Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English, the ability to and interest in teaching all levels of Russian languag…

Job: A tenure-track assistant professorship in Modern Russian literature and culture (Brown University, Slavic Studies)

Brown University Slavic Studies
Assistant Professor of Slavic Studies
Location: Providence, RI

http://apply.interfolio.com/29544

The Department of Slavic Studies at Brown University announces a tenure-track assistant professorship in Modern Russian literature and culture, beginning July 1, 2016.  Advanced assistant professors may be accelerated through the probationary period. Area of secondary specialization open, but preference may be given to candidates with expertise in Soviet and Post-Soviet Russian literature and in visual studies (art, cinema, etc.).  Knowledge of another Slavic cultural tradition is a plus.

Interest in interdisciplinary collaboration expected. Demonstrated strength in research and publications and excellence in teaching required. Ph.D. must be earned by time of appointment.  Will teach wide range of undergraduate and graduate modern Russian literature and culture, and Russian language courses as needed.  Native or near-native fluency in Russian and …

Job: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) with expertise in twentieth-century Russian literature and culture (University of Pennsylvania)

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking applications for an assistant professor (tenure-track) with expertise in twentieth-century Russian literature and culture, to begin July 1, 2016. Preference will be given to candidates with additional expertise in such areas as Central European studies, history, literary theory, digital humanities, politics, economics, anthropology, sociology, theater studies, visual studies, and/or musicology.
Demonstrated strength in research and publication and excellence in teaching required. Ph.D. must be earned by time of appointment. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English required.
Please submit applications online at:http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/700. Include a cover letter describing research and teaching experience, a CV, teaching philosophy statement, and contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendat…