Faculty Openings

Non-Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of the Practice in Russian and Slavic Studies

Boston College seeks a colleague for a full-time non-tenure-track Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Eastern, Slavic, and German Studies, with a specialization and strong training in Russian language, literature and culture and a secondary specialization in Polish or Czech language, literature and culture.

The candidate will be expected to coordinate the Department’s Slavic Studies and Russian course offerings, contribute to curricular and extracurricular development, create interdisciplinary cross-listed courses, advise undergraduate majors and minors, and collaborate with departmental colleagues and other university units invested in Slavic, Russian, and East European studies.


In addition to mastery of a second Slavic language and knowledge of Slavic philology and cultural history, the successful candidate will possess native or near-native fluency in Russian and English, demonstrate dedication to academic service, sustained intellectual activity, and potential for teaching excellence at a North American university and at all levels of instruction. The preferred candidate will have a Ph.D. in Slavic Languages and Literatures by the time of appointment in July 2021. Evidence of teaching experience, scholarly achievements and professional engagement with technology-enhanced learning are highly desirable.

Application Instructions

To receive full consideration for this position, a complete application including a cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy, syllabi, writing samples, a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation must be submitted electronically to Prof. Maxim D. Shrayer, Search Committee Chair, Department of Eastern, Slavic, and German Studies by November 20, 2020, via Interfolio. Preference will be given to complete dossiers received by November 10.

To apply, please go to http://apply.interfolio.com/80031.

Preliminary interviews will be conducted remotely.For more information, please contact ESGS Administrator, Ms. Korina Tazbir at tazbir@bc.edu.

Part-Time Lecturer

The Department of Eastern, Slavic, and German Studies is regularly looking to fill Part-Time Lecturer positions in Arabic, German, Hebrew, Russian, Persian, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean at the Elementary, Intermediate, and Advanced levels. Candidates with strong training in those Languages and Cultures, and with experience in teaching at a North American university are encouraged to send a CV and letter of interest to the Department Administrator, Korina Tazbir (tazbir@bc.edu) for consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.  

Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university that strives to integrate research excellence with a foundational commitment to formative liberal arts education. We encourage applications from candidates who are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic community. Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university, please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity.