Overview

The Department of Russian at Bowdoin College invites applications for a lecturer position beginning in the 2019-20 academic year. One-year appointment with possibility of renewal for an additional two years, with further possibility of renewals in continuing three-year increments thereafter, based upon positive performance reviews and the College’s curricular needs. Lecturers at Bowdoin are fully eligible to apply for internal funding in support of research and departmental programming.

The Department seeks a candidate who would welcome the opportunity to contribute to a small but vibrant and growing Russian program. Applicants should be trained in the latest methods of foreign language pedagogy and should be able to show evidence of excellence in teaching and professional engagement. The normal teaching expectation is five courses per year, which may include language courses at all levels (including content-based advanced courses) and literature and culture courses taught in English. Candidates must have native or near-native proficiency in both Russian and English. Ph.D. in Russian language and literature is preferred; ABD candidates considered.

We welcome applications from candidates committed to the instruction and support of a diverse student population and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s ethnic and cultural diversity. We value a community in which students of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed. In your application materials, we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, and/or mentorship may support our commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Bowdoin College accepts only electronic submissions. Please visit https://careers.bowdoin.edu to submit letter of application, C.V., statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three references who have agreed to provide letters of recommendation on request