Position Open: Lecturer, Pushkin Summer Institute

The Pushkin Summer Institute (PSI) is a five-week residential, precollege enrichment program held at University of Wisconsin-Madison for rising high-school juniors and seniors. The goals of the project are to build and improve students’ Russian language abilities; to build critical thinking, reading, and writing skills; to stimulate student interest in Russia and Russian studies; to prepare students for the demands of college life; to expose students to the opportunities UW-Madison and the Madison community have to offer.

PSI lecturers will be responsible for participating in orientation activities as well as instructor meetings throughout the six-week program. The six-week contract (June 12, 2022-July 23, 2022) includes one week of training and orientation (June 13-17, 2022) and five weeks of instruction (June 20-July 22, 2022). Under the supervision of the PSI On-Site Director, PSI lecturers will:
1. Teach a non-credit Russian course for high school students
2. Prepare syllabus, lesson plans, and teaching materials; prepare, administer, and grade classroom and homework assignments and exams; and hold office hours
3. Participate in weekly all-staff meetings and all sessions of pedagogy workshops organized by PSI
4. Lead at least one Russian cultural event during the program


Further information and application materials available here.