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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 language, and a strong background in language pedagogy and program building are expected. In addition to chairing the Russian Department, the successful candidate will teach two courses per semester, advise students, and supervise honors and independent studies.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation may be requested at a later stage in the search process. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to the search chair at russiansearch@bowdoin.edu

A highly selective liberal arts college on the Maine coast with a diverse student body made up of 31% students of color, 5% international students and approximately 15% first generation college students, Bowdoin College is committed to equality and is an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage inquiries from candidates who will enrich and contribute to the cultural and ethnic diversity of our college. Bowdoin College does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, marital status, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or disability status in employment, or in our education programs.

Bowdoin College offers strong support for faculty research and teaching. We recognize that recruiting and retaining faculty may involve considerations of spouses and domestic partners. To that end, where possible, the College will attempt to accommodate and respond creatively to the needs of spouses and partners of members of the faculty.

For further information about the college please visit our website: http://www.bowdoin.edu.
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