LEO Lecturer I -- University of Michigan

LEO Lecturer I

Apply Here: https://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/208281/leo-lecturer-i

Applications are due Feb. 15, 2022.

How to Apply Upload one PDF file to include a letter of application explaining your qualifications, curriculum vitae, a suggested course topic with a no more than one page course description, and a writing sample. Three letters of recommendation are also required, but these may be sent directly to slavic@umich.edu. The appointment is subject to final approval by the departmental executive committee and the Associate Dean for the Humanities, College of LSA. Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and will continue until the position is filled with an anticipated offer by early May 2022.
Summary The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of Michigan invites applications for a one-year, non-tenure track instructional position beginning September 1, 2022 through April 30, 2023. The position will focus on Russian literature and culture. Strengths in another co-territorial language and culture, as well as in intersections of history, film, gender, and ethnicity will be an asset.
Mission Statement The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.
Responsibilities* The successful candidate will be required to develop broad and innovative undergraduate courses and teach six undergraduate courses (three course per term, for a total of six course for the academic year).
Required Qualifications* The successful candidate will have a PhD in-hand. Native or near native proficiency in English and preferably Russian, and will be expected to have instructional expertise that would allow the candidate to teach at all levels of the curriculum as needed. Departmental qualifications included proven teaching excellence to diverse populations, curriculum innovation, and prior experience at a North American institution of higher learning.
Union Affiliation This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.
Background Screening The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
U-M EEO/AA Statement The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.