Visiting Assistant Professor in Russian Studies -- College of Wooster

Russian Studies, Visiting Assistant Professor, 3-year

The College of Wooster: Faculty: German & Russian


Wooster, Ohio

Open Date

Apr 01, 2022


The College of Wooster invites applications for a three-year, visiting assistant professor position in Russian Studies, beginning Fall 2022. The successful candidate will have demonstrated training and experience in teaching and scholarship in Russian Studies. The successful candidate is expected to add depth and breadth to the program in Russian Studies and the college’s offerings in diverse traditions, viewpoints, and experiences. Expectation to participate in and offer courses for the college’s language requirement and the Russian Studies minor and major. Candidates who can contribute courses to one or more interdisciplinary programs at the College of Wooster (e.g., Film Studies, the new program in Global Media Studies, Global and International Studies, Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Environmental studies) are encouraged to apply. Ph.D. and native or near-native fluency in Russian and English required. The teaching load is 6 courses per year, which includes advising of junior and senior major theses. Application materials must be submitted through Interfolio at (  Please submit a letter of application, C.V., and dossier with 3 letters of recommendation, statements of teaching philosophy, diversity statement, and copies of unofficial graduate transcripts to Interfolio.


Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Beth Ann Muellner , Chair, Department of German and Russian Studies. Review of materials will begin April 4, 2022 until the position is filled.


The College of Wooster is an independent college of the liberal arts and sciences with a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. The College of Wooster values diversity, strives to attract qualified women and minority candidates, and encourages individuals belonging to these groups to apply. Wooster seeks to ensure diversity by its policy of employing persons without regard to age, sex, color, race, creed, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, or political affiliation. The College of Wooster is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Employment is subject to federal laws requiring verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act. Drug-free workplace.