Assistant Professor of Russian Studies - College of Wooster in Wooster Ohio

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College of Wooster

Wooster, Ohio 44691

United States


Detailed Job Description

Ph.D. required. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English required. Area of specialization is open, but preference will be given to candidates with cross-disciplinary interests (e.g., a secondary field in film or visual culture; comparative literature; women’s, gender, and sexuality studies; theatre and performance studies; religious studies; Central Asian or Caucasus Studies; Eurasian studies; border studies; environmental studies; international relations). Participation in the College’s interdisciplinary programs, including First-Year Seminar, is expected. The teaching load is 5.5 courses per year, which includes language and literature/culture courses, as well as advising of junior and senior major theses. Submit letter of application, C.V., and dossier with 3 letters of recommendation, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and copies of graduate transcripts through Interfolio ( Review of materials will begin November 1, 2014. Preliminary interviews will be held at MLA/AATSEEL in Vancouver.


The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Drug-free workplace.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Russian language
  • cross-disciplinary
  • Russian literature
  • comparative literature
  • Russian culture
  • women's, gender, and sexuality studies
  • theatre and performance studies
  • religious studies
  • Central Asian or Caucasus Studies
  • film or visual culture
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Competitive
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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