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Job Announcement: North-Eastern Federal University

English; Morphology; Semantics; Syntax: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, North-Eastern Federal University, Yakutsk, Republic of Yakutia, Russia

Employer: North-Eastern Federal University

Job Location: Yakutsk, Republic of Yakutia, Russia
Title: Professor
Rank: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Linguistic Field(s): Morphology
Language Specialty: English
LL Issue: 24.1116
Date Submitted: 04-Mar-2013
Job Description: North-Eastern Federal University (NEFU) is one of the major federal universities in the Russian Federation. And NEFU now invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the Linguistics Department (Master’s program) which is to be open in the academic year 2013. We seek to hire a specialist in syntax and semantics (or morphology). The Ph.D. is required by the beginning of the appointment. The successful candidate will have a native fluency of English. High language proficiency of Russian will be helpful but not required.

NEFU is on a two-semester calendar, in which each semester begins in January and September. We expect that the new faculty member will teach various linguistic courses, especially syntax and semantics, in English. The department currently has two full-time faculty members who cooperate with a number of joint faculty members of other departments.

To apply, please visit the NEFU website and complete the online application, including a cover letter, CV, brief statements describing teaching experience, a graduate transcript/diploma, and contact information for three letters of reference. Questions about the position or the application process may be directed to Professor Sang-Cheol Ahn at the contact email address below. If the NEFU website is down, please submit your application materials to Professor Ahn at the application email address below.

The NEFU website can be viewed in two languages: Russian ( and English (

Applications completed, including letters of recommendation, by April 30, 2013 will receive full consideration.

- PhD degree in Linguistics or related field
- Experience in research and excellent research skills, evidenced by publications in professional journals
- Excellent teaching skills at undergraduate and graduate level
- Experience in mentoring or working with students of diverse backgrounds
- Organizational experience and skills
- Native fluency of English

Appointment and Benefits:
The appointment will be permanent, after a period of two years on temporary basis and satisfactory performance. Preferred starting date is 1 September 2013. Salary will be competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. (But the gross monthly salary would range from 40,000_Rubles to 70,000 Rubles.) NEFU will offer free accommodation in the NEFU campus upon appointment.
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Application Email: click here to access email
Application URL:
Contact Information: Professor Sang-Cheol  Ahn
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