Position Open: Lead Russian Instructor, Project GO (Narva Program)

The Center for Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies invites applications for the position of Lead Russian Instructor for the 2022 Project GO study abroad program in Narva, Estonia. Appointed for the Spring-Summer Term 2022, the Lead Instructor will be chiefly responsible for teaching the ROTC 4th-year Russian course, while providing oversight and coordinating the Russian language curriculum with the 2nd and 3rd-year Russian instructors for the Narva program, from design to implementation. Other responsibilities will include: serving on scholarship selection committees, participation in all pre-departure orientation sessions; collaboration with Narva College on the design and implementation of cultural programs; coordinating classes with the content to be covered during lectures and excursions; preparing 4th-year Russian students for all program-related excursions and lectures; conversing with students in the target language at all times; and assistance with the administration of required language proficiency exams.

Qualifications: A Master’s Degree and 2-3 years of experience in teaching advanced Russian language at the college level required; Ph.D. in Russian language and culture preferred. Previous experience with OPI testing and designing cultural programs is also preferred.

Further information and application materials can be found here.