Columbia University invites applications for an appointment in Ukrainian studies to be filled at the rank of assistant, associate, or full visiting professor for one semester (fall or spring) in the academic year 2020-2021. Rank commensurate with experience. Ph.D. or equivalent is required. History is the preferred area of research and teaching specialization, but literary/cultural studies and other areas will also be considered. The successful candidate will be appointed in one of the Humanities or Social Science Departments in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and will teach two courses: a course of broad interest for upper-level undergraduates and a second course for graduate students. Additionally, the successful candidate will be expected to give one public lecture and to participate in the academic life of the University, including as an affiliate of the Harriman Institute.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of three persons who may be asked to provide a letter of reference, a modest sample (article or book or dissertation chapter) of scholarship, and past teaching evaluations, if available. The letter of application should include a statement indicating which semester the applicant prefers to teach, a short list of possible courses which the applicant might teach, and a description of the applicant's current research interests.
All applications must be submitted online at: http://pa334.peopleadmin.
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2020 and continue until the position is filled.
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The visiting professor(s) will be appointed in one of the Humanities or Social Science departments of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. The visitors will teach two courses per semester, one a lecture course of broad interest for undergraduates, the other a seminar for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students. The visitors are expected to give one public lecture and participate in the academic life of the University, whose interests in East and Central European studies are well represented on campus by the East Central European Center, the European Institute, and the Harriman Institute.
Please provide a letter of application, curriculum vitae, the names of three persons who may be asked to provide a letter of reference, and a modest sample (article or book chapter) of scholarship. The letter of application should include a statement of which semester the applicant prefers, a list with titles and brief (one-paragraph long) descriptions of two courses which the applicant might teach, and a description of the applicant’s current research interests.
For inquiries about the István Deák Visiting Professorship, please contact Christopher Caes: firstname.lastname@example.org
Review of applications begins 10/31/2019.