The closing date for applications is 21 April 2011.
You will be part of a research team in the Department of Russian, working under the direction of Professor Derek Offord on a multidisciplinary project wholly funded by the AHRC on 'The History of the French Language in Russia'. You will have completed a PhD thesis in some area of Russian studies and will have an excellent reading knowledge of Russian and French. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in either sociolinguistics and the history of the Russian language or pre-revolutionary Russian social or cultural history.
You will help write and edit the main outputs of the project, to develop and manage the project website and to organize and contribute to the main academic events (a seminar series and two conferences) arising out of the project. You will be able to work well in a close-knit research team. These appointments will be for three years from 1 August 2011 to 31 July 2014.
If successful, you may be appointed either on a fixed term or a permanent contract depending on the extent of your previous relevant research experience.Further information can be found at www.bristol.ac.uk/personnel/ftc/.
The Department of Slavic Languages at Georgetown University invites applications for a three-year, non-tenure track position of Instructor in Russian Language, with the possibility of renewal. Candidates must have at least an M.A. in Russian/Slavic Languages or a related field, native or near-native Russian and English, a record of pedagogical excellence, and the ability to teach all levels of the Russian language. Responsibilities will include the coordination of team-teaching arrangements in intensive courses.
Applicants are requested to send a cover letter detailing their teaching and academic interests, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation.
All materials should be sent to Marcia A. Morris, Chair,
Department of Slavic Languages, Georgetown University, Box 571050, Washington, D.C. 20057-1050, and be postmarked no later than March 15, 2011. No electronic applications, please.
Georgetown University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
Buckingham Browne & Nichols Job Posting Notice
Position Open: Russian Teacher, Full-Time
Starting date: September 2011
Department: Upper School World Languages Department
We are seeking a full-time Russian teacher. Primary responsibilities include teaching Four (4) Russian classes [Levels I-IV] and coordinating our ongoing exchange program with our sister school in Moscow, Russia which was established in 1988.
BB&N, a coeducational day school in Cambridge, MA, was established in1974 by the merger of two independent schools, the Buckingham School and the Browne & Nichols School, founded respectively in 1889 and 1883. The Russian program, one of the oldest in the U.S., was started in 1956. Located on three separate campuses, we work as one School in pursuit of excellence. We celebrate the diversity of our community, which enriches our daily experience. At BB&N we foster intellectual curiosity, critical thinking, and a deep concern and respect for others.
Skills and Competencies:
The ideal candidate should have a strong background in Russian who can play a musical instrument or enjoys leading a Russian singing group. Bachelors degree required, masters preferred and at least two years' full-time teaching experience, preferably in independent schools. In addition the ideal candidate will demonstrate the following:
Ability to engage students to converse in Russian in and out of class
Time commitment and active leadership and involvement in supporting and
promoting rich heritage and traditions of the Russian program
Fluency of a second acquired language
Excellent writing skills
Ability to communicate effectively with students and parents
Ability to collaborate with colleagues
Ability to coach and/or sponsor a significant activity
Comfort with the independent school setting and involvement
Understand and exhibit high standards of professional conduct
Warmth, sense of humor, and tact
Please visit http://www.bbns.org/careers/3443 where you will see link to Job Posting Notice for this position. After opening Job Posting Notice, in right hand corner below How to Apply click on Apply for this job online. Note: your online application as a single Word document should include resume, cover letter, personal statement & reference list.
Online Application Format:
When uploadng your application documents, it is important that this be done as one single Word document which contains: cover letter, resume, personal statement, & reference list. (Please do not submit any documents in PDF format.)