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Professor (Open Rank) of Slavic Languages and Literatures

Slavic Languages and Literatures Los Angeles, California

The department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) invites applications for an open-rank position (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor) with specialization in Russian literature and culture of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries.  Particular consideration will be given to scholarly focus on the Silver Age and Modernism; or to the later twentieth and twenty-first centuries. In addition to Ph.D. by August 2017 and significant scholarly potential or accomplishment, native or near-native fluency in Russian and English are required.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses, including courses in the University's general education program. 

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample of scholarly writing, and the names of three individuals who may be contacted by USC for letters of reference. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2017, and continue until the position is filled.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting

REQ20052613 Posted Date: 10/27/2017

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