The Department of Slavic Studies at Brown University invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Slavic Studies, beginning July 2023.
Qualified candidates will have native or near-native fluency in Russian and a strong background in the last four centuries of Russian literature and culture (documented by publication/s). We seek a dynamic teacher and an original scholar who can teach across different periods and genres of Russian literature, including XVIII century. We expect a successful candidate to be able to teach from an interdisciplinary perspective in dialogue with other branches of the humanities, such as visual studies, art history, or theater and performing arts.
Ph.D. required by the time of employment.
The Department of Slavic Studies and Brown University value faculty who are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion.
Candidates should provide: a letter of application; a dissertation abstract; a current CV; one writing sample of scholarly work (25pp maximum); three confidential letters of recommendation; and a brief description of research, teaching (including teaching evaluations), and service. This description should demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
All materials are to be submitted via Interfolio (link) by December 1, 2022. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
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