Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor of Russian, Department of Languages and Literatures at the University of Denver

Name of Institution:  University of Denver

For more information, contact Ingrid Weyher, Assistant to the Chair, Department of Languages and Literature: (303) 871-2181    [email protected]

The Department of Languages and Literatures at the University of Denver invites applications for an appointment as Visiting Teaching Assistant Professor of Russian for one academic year beginning September 1, 2017. This is a non-tenure track position with a nine-month contract and full benefits. The position may be extended for an additional year, contingent on departmental need and funding. Responsibilities will include teaching eight courses over three academic quarters in Russian language as well as upper-division content courses in Russian and general education courses in English; advising majors and minors and students planning to study at Russian-speaking sites abroad (Teaching 90%; Service 10%).

We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to diversity and inclusive excellence through their teaching, research and service. To apply, please submit a letter of application, CV, teaching philosophy statement, statement of how you can contribute to DU’s inclusive excellence mission, evidence of excellence in undergraduate Russian language and literature instruction: student evaluations, sample beginning or intermediate-level syllabus and a sample lesson plan, as well as a link to a sample teaching video. In addition, two confidential letters of recommendation and official transcript of graduate studies should be submitted or made available through Interfolio. For full job description and application instructions, please refer to

Applications submitted after April 28, 2017 are not assured of consideration. The University of Denver is an EEO/AA employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBT community, people with disabilities, and veterans.


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