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Postdoctoral Fellow & Visiting Lecturer, Russian Studies Workshop.

Postdoctoral Fellow & Visiting Lecturer, Russian Studies Workshop

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The Russian Studies Workshop at Indiana University’s School of Global and International Studies invites applications for two Postdoctoral fellowships. The fellowships begin January 1, 2017 and are for up to three academic semesters, until June 1, 2018.

Applications from Social Science disciplines (including History) are welcome. Applicants should have active research programs on Russian politics (domestic or foreign) and/or society while contributing to disciplinary debates.

Requirements: Each fellow will teach two courses during the fellowship period. Fellows are expected to maintain a vigorous research program during the fellowship, contribute to the development of a biweekly Russian Studies Workshop (RSW), and actively participate in the RSW. Fellows are required to be in residence in Bloomington, Indiana. Special consideration will be given to scholars who have conducted extensive field research and have strong Russian language skills.

Applicants should be scholars conducting research in Russian politics and society while contributing to disciplinary debates. Special consideration will be given to scholars who have conducted extensive field research and have strong Russian language skills. Applicants should have active research programs on Russian politics (domestic or foreign) and/or society. Fellowships are open to scholars who have received the Ph.D. or Kandidat degree in the relevant discipline between July 31, 2011, and October 1, 2016.

Applicants must have completed all their degree requirements (completed and deposited the dissertation) by October 1, 2016.

Salary and Rank
$50,000

Special Instructions
All applicants are required to submit the following:
● Curriculum Vitae.
● Research proposal: 2-3 page statement describing the research project the applicant would pursue at Indiana University if awarded a fellowship, indicating its relation (if any) to the Ph.D. or kandidat’s dissertation. 
● A writing sample, such as an article or dissertation chapter.
● Teaching statement: 1-2 page statement outlining the applicant’s teaching experience and teaching philosophy. Applicant should describe 2 or 3 courses (undergraduate, or joint upper-level undergraduate and graduate) they would like to teach at Indiana University, highlighting courses that they might teach in Spring 2017. Strong applications will include sample syllabi of courses the applicant has previously taught and/or proposes to teach at Indiana University.
● Letters of recommendation: 3 letters of reference that include an evaluation of the applicant’s research. At least one letter should evaluate the applicant’s teaching qualification.
All application materials (including letters of reference) must be received on or before November 22, 2016. Candidates may be invited for a Skype or ASEEES interview.

Awards will be announced no later than December 1, 2016.

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Review of applications will begin immediately, but applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Professor Sarah Phillips, sadphill@indiana.edu .

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

All applicants are required to submit the following:
● Curriculum Vitae.
● Research proposal: 2-3 page statement describing the research project the applicant would pursue at Indiana University if awarded a fellowship, indicating its relation (if any) to the Ph.D. or kandidat’s dissertation.
● A writing sample, such as an article or dissertation chapter.
● Teaching statement: 1-2 page statement outlining the applicant’s teaching experience and teaching philosophy. Applicant should describe 2 or 3 courses (undergraduate, or joint upper-level undergraduate and graduate) they would like to teach at Indiana University, highlighting courses that they might teach in Spring 2017. Strong applications will include sample syllabi of courses the applicant has previously taught and/or proposes to teach at Indiana University.
● Letters of recommendation: 3 letters of reference that include an evaluation of the applicant’s research. At least one letter should evaluate the applicant’s teaching qualification.

All application materials (including letters of reference) must be received on or before November 22, 2016. Candidates may be invited for a Skype or ASEEES interview.

Awards will be announced no later than December 1, 2016. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Review of applications will begin immediately, but applications will continue to be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to Professor Sarah Phillips, sadphill@indiana.edu .

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