The University of Denver Assistant Professor Russian

The University of Denver’s Department of Languages and Literatures invites applications for a full-time Assistant Professor of Russian. Tenure-track position with full benefits. Start: September 1, 2019. Teaching load: six courses over three quarters. Salary: competitive.

Required Qualifications:

  • PhD (or ABD at the time of application) in Russian or a closely related field with a strong Russian component.
  • Native or near-native proficiency in Russian and English.
  • Record of excellence and success in teaching Russian language at the college or university level.
  • Experience or evidence of a commitment to incorporate inclusive excellence teaching methods and/or pedagogies to effectively engage broadly diverse student populations.

Teaching will include courses at all levels on Russian language, culture and literature, as well as supervision of independent studies and honors theses. May also create courses for the common curriculum (in English). Scholarly potential and an active research agenda are expected. Departmental service is expected, including student advising and participation in program assessment and in extracurricular activities promoting the Russian program.

For best consideration, please apply by December 17th. Preliminary interviews will be conducted in early January 2019. A complete job description and application instructions are available at

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBT community, people with disabilities and veterans.  The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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