Assistant Professor in Central European Studies

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (http://gsll.unc.edu/) invites applications for a full time, tenure track position: Assistant Professor (Working Title: Laszlo Birinyi, Sr. Fellow) in Central European Studies to begin July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will maintain an active research program, teach a range of courses in Central European culture, literature, and/or film, and perform service for the department and other units in the university such as the Center for Slavic, Eurasian and East European Studies.

Doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in Germanic Languages and Literatures, Slavic Languages and Literatures, or a related field by July 1, 2019 required. Candidates should have a strong research portfolio that includes Central European literature, film, or other media.

Applicants must apply online at https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/148713, and upload 1) a letter of application; 2) a current CV; 3) statements of research and teaching philosophy; 4) an English- language scholarly writing sample of no more than 25 pages; and 5) the names, titles, and contact information for four individuals willing to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf. These reference providers will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Reference letters must be signed and written on institutional letterhead.

Open until filled; review of applications will begin on November 15, 2018. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype.

Inquiries to: CentralEuropeanSearch@unc.edu.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Assistant Professor in German-Jewish Studies

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (http://gsll.unc.edu/) invites applications for a full time, tenure track position: Assistant Professor in German-Jewish Studies to begin July 1, 2019.

The successful candidate will maintain an active research program, teach a range of courses in German and Jewish culture, literature, and/or film, and perform service for the department and other units in the university such as the Carolina Center for Jewish Studies.

Doctorate (or foreign equivalent) by July 1, 2019 and native or near-native competence in German required. Candidates should have a strong research portfolio that includes German-Jewish literature, film, or other media. We invite applicants with a Ph. D. in Germanic Languages and Literatures, Comparative Literature, Jewish Studies, or a related field.

Applicants must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/148941, and upload 1) a letter of application; 2) a current CV; 3) statements of research and teaching philosophy; 4) an English- language scholarly writing sample of no more than 25 pages; and 5) the names, titles, and contact information for four individuals willing to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf. These reference providers will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Reference letters must be signed and written on institutional letterhead.

Open until filled; review of applications will begin on November 2, 2018. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype.
Inquiries to: GermanJewishStudiesSearch@unc.edu.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Teaching Assistant Professor in Polish & Russian

The Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages and Literatures at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (http://gsll.unc.edu) is seeking a superior and innovative instructor to teach both introductory and intermediate language courses in both Polish and Russian as well as literature/culture courses. This is a fixed term Teaching Assistant Professor position with a one-year renewable appointment to begin on July 1, 2019.

Doctorate (or foreign equivalent) in Slavic languages and literatures or a related field required by July 1, 2019. Candidates are expected to have familiarity with the methods and technologies used in teaching foreign languages at the college level. Native or near-native proficiency in Polish, Russian, and English required.

The successful candidate will carry a full-time, 3/3 teaching load and perform service for the department.

Applicants must apply online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/151469 and upload: 1) a letter of application; 2) a CV; 3) a statement of teaching philosophy (1-2 pages); and 4) sample syllabi for both introductory and intermediate language courses (one Polish, one Russian); and 5) the names and contact information for four individuals willing to submit letters of recommendation on their behalf, two of whom must be prepared to discuss the applicant’s language teaching in detail.  These reference providers will be contacted via email with instructions for uploading their letters of support. Reference letters must be signed and written on institutional letterhead.

Questions should be addressed to Professor Radislav Lapushin at PolishRussianSearch@unc.edu.

Open until filled; review of applications will begin on January 31, 2019. Preliminary interviews will be conducted via Skype shortly thereafter.

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.