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Russian and East European Studies Assistant Professor in Nineteenth-century Russian Literature and Culture

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Position Title Russian and East European Studies Assistant Professor in Nineteenth-century Russian Literature and Culture
Position Type Humanities/ History/ Philosophy
Position Description

The Department of Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pennsylvania is seeking applications for an assistant professor (tenure-track) with expertise in nineteenth-century Russian literature and culture, to begin July 1, 2018. Of particular interest are candidates with additional expertise in some aspect of Central European studies. Demonstrated strength in research and publication and excellence in teaching required. Ph.D. must be earned by time of appointment. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English required. Please submit applications online at: http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1232. Include a cover letter describing research and teaching experience, a CV, teaching philosophy statement, and contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter to the website. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The Department of Russian and East European Studies is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

Position Posting Date 09/01/2017
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicants
Posting Number 1350
Affirmative Action Statement

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class status in the administration of its admissions, financial aid, educational or athletic programs, or other University-administered programs or in its employment practices. Questions or complaints regarding this policy should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, Sansom Place East, 3600 Chestnut Street, Suite 228, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6106; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Teaching Statement
Optional Documents