Teaching Associate in Russian Studies [Temporary Cover]

University of Cambridge
March 10, 2024
Offerd Salary:£33,966-£44,263
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Contract Type:fixed-term for 12 mo
Working Time:Full time
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Teaching Associate in Russian Studies Temporary Cover

The Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics at the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Teaching Associate in Russian Studies for the 2024-25 academic year. The post is fixed-term for 12 months, to provide temporary cover, with a start date of 1 September 2024. The Faculty commits to providing career development support and mentoring for the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching and examining of undergraduate courses in Russian language, literature and culture, to play an active role in the development of the undergraduate and graduate curriculum; and to contribute to the administration of the Section's activities. Experience of teaching Russian literature and culture will be considered essential; experience of teaching Russian language and nineteenth- century Russian literature and culture will be considered highly desirable.

Further information about the Faculty is available at https: // www. mmll.cam.ac.uk/

Candidates will need to show evidence of the following qualifications, skills and experience:

  • A PhD in a relevant subject area (or clear evidence that completion of the PhD is imminent);
  • Native or near-native command of both Russian and English;
  • Evidence of developing research activity in the subject area commensurate with a candidate's stage of career;
  • Evidence of ability to teach effectively, especially at undergraduate level;
  • Ability to play an effective role in the life and work of the Slavonic Studies Section;
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • For your application to be considered please submit the following:

  • a covering letter
  • a curriculum vitae including a list of publications
  • the names and addresses of two referees who are familiar with your work. Please ask your referees to submit their references directly to [email protected] by the closing date.
  • The role is being advertised on a full-time basis, but we welcome applications from candidates who wish to be considered for part-time hours. In your cover letter, please confirm the number of hours for which you wish to be considered if you are making a part-time application.

    The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) on Sunday 10 March 2024 and interviews will be held on Tuesday 19 March, subject to change.

    Candidates are welcome to seek more information beyond the Further Particulars by contacting Dr Rebecca Reich, Director of the Slavonic Studies Section, at [email protected]. On questions of procedure, please contact the Schools HR team on [email protected].

    This post is fixed-term for 12 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

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    Please quote reference GR40506 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

    The University of Cambridge is committed in its pursuit of academic excellence to equality of opportunity and to a proactive and inclusive approach to equality, which supports and encourages all under-represented groups, promotes an inclusive culture, and values diversity.

    The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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    Department of Slavonic Studies, Cambridge








    21 February 2024

    Closing date

    10 March 2024

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