Ass. Prof. in Russian/Soviet History Oberlin College

posted by Katalin Teller on 2010/02/21 11:09

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The Department of History at Oberlin College invites applications for a full-time, non-continuing faculty position in the general area of Russian and Soviet History in the College of Arts and Sciences. Appointment to this position will be for a term of 2 years, with the possibility of renewal for a third year, beginning fall 2010, and will carry the rank of assistant professor. Deadline for applications: April 1, 2010.

The incumbent will teach a total of five courses per year in the general area of Russian and Soviet History, including a two-semester survey class, one or two intermediate-level classes and at least one advanced class in her/his area of specialization. Desired subfields include, but are not limited to: nationalities and borderlands; Stalinism; early modern Russia.

Among the qualifications required for appointment is the Ph.D. degree in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2010-11. Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching. Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable.

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To be assured of consideration, send the following (hard copy only): a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, graduate academic transcripts, and at least three recent letters of reference, to Leonard V. Smith, Chair, History Department, 10 N. Professor Street, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, 44074 by April 1, 2010. Application materials received after that date may be considered until the position is filled. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience.

Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the development of a climate that supports equality of opportunity and respect of differences based on gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, and gender identity and expression. Oberlin was the first coeducational institution to grant bachelor's degrees to women and historically has been a leader in the education of African Americans; the college was also among the first to prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. In that spirit, we are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals who would contribute to the diversity of our faculty.

Contact: Leonard V. Smith, Chair, History Department, Oberlin College, 10 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074.