Assistant Professor in Russian Studies -- Dartmouth College

The Department of Russian at Dartmouth College invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professorship in Russian Studies, to begin July 1, 2022. We are especially interested in applicants with expertise in post-Soviet and contemporary literature, language, and culture; with a focus on the non-Russian cultures of the former Soviet Union and Eastern Europe; or on ethnicity/nationality/race in the former Soviet bloc. Qualified candidates must have a Ph. D. in Slavic languages and literatures or a related field at the start of appointment; native or near-native fluency in Russian and English; and the ability to teach language at all levels.  In addition to specialized courses that reflect their research interests, the person in this position will also be expected to teach core courses in Russian literature and culture and to lead the joint (with the Government Department and the Irving Energy Institute) Foreign Study Program to Moscow, St. Petersburg, and Irkutsk. Faculty are also expected to be actively involved in contributing to the vital intellectual and extracurricular life of the department. Qualified candidates should demonstrate initiative and organizational experience as well as willingness to serve the larger College community. For a full description of the position and to apply, please see

Applications should include: a cover letter addressed to the Russian Search Committee which describes research interests and teaching experience; one representative sample of published or unpublished work of no more than thirty pages; and three or four letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Preliminary interviews will be conducted by teleconference (Zoom or Skype) the week of November 29. Please address any questions about the position to Professor Lynn Patyk, Chair of the Russian Search Committee (

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