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Job: Univ. Lectureship Russian, U of Cambridge 9.5.13

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  • Andreas Umland
    Job: University Lectureship or University Senior Lectureship in Russian Literature and/or Culture (University of Cambridge) University of Cambridge University
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      Job: University Lectureship or University Senior Lectureship in
      Russian Literature and/or Culture (University of Cambridge)

      University of Cambridge
      University Lectureship or University Senior Lectureship (Assistant/Associate
      Professor) in Russian Literature and/or Culture, Department of Slavonic
      Studies Vacancy Reference: GJ27652 Available from:  1 September 2013 Closing
      date: 09 May 2013
      Salary: £37,382 - £47,314 for a University Lecturer; £50,186 – £53,233 for a
      Senior Lecturer.

      The Department of Slavonic Studies is seeking to appoint a University
      Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (depending on the experience of the applicant)
      in nineteenth-century Russian literature and culture, from 1 September 2013
      or as soon as possible thereafter.


      The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching and
      examining of undergraduate courses in Russian in the Modern and Medieval
      Languages Tripos, and postgraduate courses in the MPhil in European
      Literature, in particular in the area of nineteenth-century literature,
      thought, and culture, and to have a record of, or clear potential for,
      internationally-excellent research in this field.

      The post-holder will be expected to play an active role in the development
      of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum, to attract and supervise
      high-quality research students, and to contribute to the administration of
      the Department’s activities.

      Further information on undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Faculty
      is available on the Faculty’s website, http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/, and in the
      University’s Guide to Courses. More detailed information on courses in the
      Department, and on the active research environment, is available at
      http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/slavonic/. The website also includes a list of
      members of the Department, showing their teaching and research interests.

      Candidates will normally hold a PhD in a relevant field, and to show
      outstanding achievement and/or potential in research and publication in the
      field of Russian Studies. A native or excellent near-native command of both
      Russian and English is essential. The ability to contribute to comparative
      teaching within the Faculty and experience of and/or aptitude for
      collaborative ventures (conference organisation, research project
      management, etc.) may be an advantage.

      The pensionable scale of stipends for a University Lecturer is currently
      £37,012 to £46, 846 per annum; for a Senior Lecturer it is £50,186 –
      £53,233. All appointments are to the retiring age, subject to a probationary
      period (normally of five years).

      Informal enquiries are welcome and may be made to the Head of Department,
      Dr. Emma Widdis (01223 337568; ekw1000@...). Further particulars are
      downloadable from: http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/jobs/ or on request by emailing:
      jobs@... or by writing to the address below.

      Applications should be sent to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee,
      Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge CB3
      9DA, UK, OR by e-mail to: jobs@.... If there are any enquiries
      regarding this process please telephone 01223 335034. Applications are to
      arrive no later than 09 May 2013. Applications should include a covering
      letter, curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a completed
      form CHRIS/6 (Parts 1 and 3 only, available from:
      http://www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/chris6/), including the names
      and contact details of three referees. Applications should also include, in
      print or in electronic form, ONE article- or chapter-length research
      publication, whether extant or forthcoming. References must be received by
      the closing date
      Shortlisting is expected to take place w/c 13 May. Shortlisted candidates
      will be expected to give a presentation to a mixed group of graduate and
      undergraduate students and members of the Department and Faculty prior to
      interview. Presentations and interviews are expected to take place on 29 May
      2013, subject to confirmation.
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