LEO Lecturer I - Slavic - Fall 2021

University of Michigan Dearborn

United States

October 1, 2021

Description

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How to Apply

Please upload the following documents as one PDF document with your application:

  • A cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experiences that directly relate to this position.
  • A current CV.
  • Evidence of teaching excellence. Ideally, this would include one or more letter(s) of recommendation, your teaching philosophy statement, and copies of past evaluations, including student comments.
  • Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. It is anticipated an offer will be made no later than October 1, 2021.

    Job Summary

    The Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures at the University of Michigan invites applications for one 11.11% non-tenure track instructional position (Lecturer I) for the Fall 2021 term, September thru December. The budget for this position is for fall term, 2021 only. The candidate must be qualified and prepared to teach an undergraduate course on the topic of Albanian literature.

    Responsibilities

    Responsibilities will include teaching, in English, one mini-course (one credit) in the field of Albanian Literature. The course will be offered one day per week for two hours (14 total contact hours) during the last seven weeks of the fall term 2021. The instructor will be required to hold at least two office hours on campus each week the course is offered and maintain regular contact with students through email/Canvas. The specific topic of the course offering is subject to approval by the Chair of the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures. The scheduled days/time of the course will be communicated upon hiring.

    Required Qualifications

    Requirements for this position include a record of excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level, and an interest in the development and application of innovative instructional methods.

    M.A. or recent Ph.D. (preferably in Slavic Studies or Comparative Literature is required as well as English fluency.

    Prior teaching at a North American institution of higher learning is highly preferred.

    Union Affiliation

    This position is covered under the collective bargaining agreement between the U-M and the Lecturers Employee Organization, AFL-CIO, which contains and settles all matters with respect to wages, benefits, hours and other terms and conditions of employment.

    Background Screening

    The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

    Selection Process

    Applications will be selected based upon meeting the required qualifications, demonstrated subject matter expertise, documentation of successful performance in the classroom, and meeting the instructional needs of the Slavic department.

    U-M EEO/AA Statement

    The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

    U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

    COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

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