December 9, 2012

Job opening: Portland State University The Russian Flagship Center, Instructor of Russian

The Russian Flagship Center in Portland (Oregon) State University’s Department of World Languages and Literatures invites applications for an instructor position teaching Russian. The position is for the academic year (fall, winter and spring). The position begins September 16, 2013 and is renewable.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Teach 36 credits of Introductory Flagship Russian, Advanced Russian across the curriculum Flagship courses, and other courses in the Russian program as assigned by the Russian Section. Work with the Flagship curriculum team on ongoing materials development, assessment and improvement of the Flagship program. Assess students’ oral and written language skills.

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s Degree or equivalent. Experience teaching Russian at the college level. Native or near-native fluency in Russian and in English.

Preferred Qualifications: ACTFL OPI training. Experience with and affinity for team teaching. Experience working with heritage speakers of Russian at Advanced levels of proficiency.

To Apply: Review of applications will begin December 17, 2012, and will continue until finalists are identified. Position will remain open until filled. Your application should include:
1. Letter of interest
2. C.V.
3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
4. Three letters of recommendation

Please mail all required application materials to:

Russian Instructor Search Committee
Portland State University
Department of World Languages and Literatures
PO Box 751 (WLL)
Portland OR 97207-0751.

Search correspondence will be conducted primarily by e-mail. Please include an e-mail address, or clearly indicate if you do not have e-mail. Your referees may submit letters of recommendation as email attachments to: wlldept at pdx dot edu. To learn more about our department and the Russian Flagship Center see and .

Alsufieva, A. [SEELANGS] Job opening: PSU The Russian Flagship Center, Instructor of Russian. SEELANGS listserv (SEELANGS@LISTSERV.UA.EDU, 6 Dec 2012).

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