Assistant Professor in Russian literature and culture (Princeton University)

The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures of Princeton University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in Russian literature and culture to begin September 1, 2014. We are looking for an imaginative and energetic scholar with broad interests and the ability to teach a variety of courses. Candidates for the position must have native or near-native command of both Russian and English. Field of specialization is open. Applications, due 1 December 2013, should include a cover letter, a cv, three letters of recommendation, a graduate transcript, and an article-length writing sample. For candidates who do not yet have a Ph.D., the recommendation of the principal advisor must include precise information on the present status of the dissertation and the likelihood of completion by summer 2014. Preliminary interviews will be held at the AATSEEL conference in Chicago in January 2014.

The candidate will be expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses in a range of subjects and to produce excellent scholarship in his/her areas of specialization. The teaching load is two courses per semester.  

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