The ideal candidate should hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in Russian Language and/or Literature/Culture (ABDs will be considered). We are looking for an enthusiastic, creative instructor who has demonstrated excellence in teaching various levels of Russian language and has experience and expertise working with heritage students.
Complete fluency in Russian and English is required; as is familiarity with contemporary instructional technologies and best practices and current techniques for teaching heritage students. Applicants should apply online at: http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/886. Please submit a cover letter, CV, teaching statement; and contact information for a minimum of three individuals who have agreed to provide a recommendation letter. The University will contact the referees with instructions on how to submit their letters. We also encourage the applicants to upload additional documents if available including 1) teaching evaluations, 2) sample syllabi, assignments, and student assessments, 3) a link to a video recording of a class.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to establishing a more diverse faculty (for more information see:
http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html.) The University of Pennsylvania is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Position Posting Date 06/08/2016
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