LINGUIST List 13.2331

Tue Sep 17 2002

Jobs: Russian Applied Ling: Asst Prof, IL, USA

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  1. cjcolema, Russian Applied Ling: Asst Prof, U of IL at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Message 1: Russian Applied Ling: Asst Prof, U of IL at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 14:34:05 +0000
From: cjcolema <cjcolemaUIUC.EDU>
Subject: Russian Applied Ling: Asst Prof, U of IL at Urbana-Champaign, USA

University or Organization: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Rank of Job: Assistant Professor
Specialty Areas Required: Applied Linguistics, Language Teaching
Required Language(s): Russian (RUS); English (ENG)


The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University
of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign announces a full-time Assistant
Professor, tenure-track position in Russian.

Responsibilities include language teaching and the supervision of
language instruction in the department. Candidates should also be able
to contribute to the teaching of Russian literature and/or culture,
although their primary commitment should be language teaching. We
seek a promising scholar with a demonstrated commitment to excellence
in teaching, and a well-defined research program that complements
existing departmental strengths. Native or near-native proficiency in
Russian and professional-level proficiency in English are required.
Knowledge of a second Slavic language and experience in use of
technology in the classroom are desirable. The successful candidate
should show a commitment to building the department, attracting and
retaining undergraduate and graduate students, and developing outreach
programs to promote the study of Slavic languages and literatures.

Applicants should hold the Ph.D. by the date of appointment. Salary
commensurate with qualifications and experience (entry level salary
with Ph.D completed is $49,000). Starting date: August 21, 2003.

To ensure full consideration, applicants' CV, three letters of
recommendation, sample publications and/or dissertation chapters, and
evidence of excellence in teaching language (e.g., student evaluations
or observations) must be received by November 30, 2002.

The University of Illinois is an AA/EO employer.

Address for Applications:

	Attn: Professor Harriet Murav, Chair
	Slavic Search Committee, 
 3092 FLB, MC-170
	University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 
 707 S. Mathews Ave.
	Urbana, IL 61801
	United States of America 
 Applications are due by 30-Nov-2002
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