Assistant Professor in Nineteenth-century Russian Literature and Culture at UPenn

The Department of Russian and East European Studies at the University of Pennsylvainia is seeking applications for an assistant professor (tenure-track) with expertise in nineteenth-century Russian literature and culture, to begin July 1, 2018. Of particular interest are candidates with additional expertise in some aspect of Central European studies. Demonstrated strength in research and publication and excellence in teaching required. Ph.D. must be earned by time of appointment. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and English required. Please submit applications online at: http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/1232. Include a cover letter describing research and teaching experience, a CV, teaching philosophy statement, and contact information for three individuals who have agreed to provide a letter of recommendation. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter to the website. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. The Department of Russian and East European Studies is strongly committed to Penn’s Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The University of Pennsylvania is an EOE. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.