Colby College, History
One-Year, visiting assistant professor, Russian/Soviet History
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maine, United States|
The History Department at Colby College invites applications for a one-year replacement position for a visiting assistant professor in Russian and Soviet history, to begin September 1, 2016. We seek a scholar with a PhD or ABD in history and demonstrated teaching and research interests in Russian and/or Soviet history. The candidate will teach five courses including two survey courses (one in Imperial Russian history, one in Soviet history), a course on the Russian Revolution as part of the college “Arts and Humanities” Theme for 2016-17, and two other courses that might explore such themes as ethnicity, race, and nation; science and technology; sexuality and gender; or monarchy, autocracy, and totalitarianism. Ability to teach a topical intensive writing course for first-year students is an advantage.
Please send letter of application, CV, a writing sample, three letters of recommendation, titles and/or syllabi of proposed courses, and evidence of teaching ability to: Professor Paul Josephson, Chair, Russian History Search Committee, Colby College, Waterville, ME 04901, in electronic form (as one pdf) to: firstname.lastname@example.org . Review of applications will begin December 31, 2015, and continue until the position is filled. Initial interviews will be conducted by skype in late January.
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Chair, Russian History Search Committee
|Primary Category:||Russian or Soviet History / Studies