Visiting Lecturer Russian & East European Languages & Literatures — Rutgers University

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Recruitment/Posting Title Visiting Lecturer - Russian & East European Languages & Literatures
Department SAS-Germn,Russ&E Euro Lang&Lit
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary

The Department of Germanic, Russian and East European Languages and Literatures at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey (New Brunswick) invites applications for a full-time non-tenure-track one-year position as a Visiting Lecturer in the Russian and East European Program, effective September 1, 2022. We seek a vibrant instructor to teach first-year Russian language, as well as undergraduate courses in Russian and East European literature and cultures. Secondary specialization in cinema studies, post-colonial theory, and/or non-Russian East European literatures and cultures a plus. Teaching load is 3-3. The appointed Lecturer is expected to participate in the life of the program, help organize student events, and advise students.

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Under Policy 60.1.35, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster (where eligible) against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption.  Prospective employees who are not eligible for a booster at the time of an offer of employment must provide proof they have received a booster within two weeks (14 calendar days) of eligibility.  Based on current guidance, individuals are considered fully vaccinated against COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the final dose of any COVID-19 vaccine authorized or approved for use in the United States by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Eligibility for a booster against COVID-19 varies and is explained on the University’s web site located at  Failure to provide proof of primary vaccination and booster will result in rescission of a prospective employee’s offer of employment and/or disciplinary action up to and including termination.

Posting Number 22FA0483
Posting Open Date  
Posting Close Date 05/30/2022


Minimum Education and Experience

Ph.D. in Slavic or a closely related field strongly preferred, although candidates who are ABD will be considered. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English and evidence of successful teaching experience required.

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Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a cover letter detailing their research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation. Priority given to complete applications on file by May 16.

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