Teaching Assistant Professor in Russian Language and Culture

University of Colorado Boulder

Teaching Assistant Professor in Russian Language and Culture

  • Institution: University of Colorado Boulder
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Boulder, CO US
  • Website: www.colorado.edu

Teaching Assistant Professor in Russian Language and Culture

  • University of Colorado Boulder | Boulder, CO US
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: April 28, 2023
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Job TitleTeaching Assistant Professor in Russian Language and Culture

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Faculty

Salary Range $ 54,000 - 56,000

Location Boulder, CO US

Application Deadline -

Contact Information

Contact Name Laura Olson Osterman

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Email laura.osterman@colorado.edu

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Job Description

T​he Russian Studies Program at the University of Colorado is looking for a new colleague. We are accepting applications for a Teaching Professor in Russian Language and Russian, East European and Eurasian Culture. This is a three-academic-year, full-time (100%), non-tenure track position, with the possibility of renewal. The position begins fall 2023. Teaching responsibilities include all levels of Russian language as well as courses in Russian, East European, and/or Eurasian culture in English and Russian. Teaching load is three courses per semester. The position entails service components related to language placement, teaching assistant mentoring and observation, organizing extra-curricular activities, and participation in department governance. ​

​The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures houses programs in German (BA, MA, PhD), Russian (BA, MA), and Nordic Studies (minor). For more information about our department, please visit our web site (https://www.colorado.edu/gsll/). The Russian Program is committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in our society and our discipline. Please see our Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement: https://www.colorado.edu/gsll/russian-program-statement-diversity-equity-and-inclusion.

This position will t​each 5-6 courses in Russian language and 0-1 course in Russian, East European and/or Eurasian culture.

All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to follow the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

​The salary for this position is $54,000 – $56,000. Professional development and relocation funds may be available within department guidelines. ​


  • Native or near-native proficiency in Russian and English.
  • MA degree or equivalent in Russian, East European and/or Eurasian Studies, Russian Linguistics, or a closely related field.
  • At least 1 year college-level language teaching experience (Experience teaching can be gained during graduate studies);
  • Familiarity with current language pedagogy and the ACTFL guidelines.

To apply, please submit the following materials:

  • A cover letter, which specifically addresses the job requirements and outlines qualifications;
  • Current curriculum vitae.
  • Statement of how your teaching and service could contribute to diversity and inclusion at CU.
  • During the application process, you will need to enter contact information for three references who will be contacted to provide letters of recommendation immediately after you apply.

Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2023. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please direct inquiries to gsll@colorado.edu.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs, https://jobs.colorado.edu/.

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