The Department of Slavonic Studies at the University of Cambridge is
seeking to appoint a full-time, permanent University Lecturer in
Pre-Modern East Slavic Culture, from 1 September 2014 or as soon as
possible thereafter. This is a new post, created through a generous
benefaction to the Department's Ukrainian Studies Endowment Fund.
Candidates will normally have a PhD in a relevant field, a strong
record of research and publication (or clear evidence of potential
publication) in any area of Pre-Modern East Slavic culture, and a
particular focus on and interest in Ukraine.
The successful candidate will be expected to take primary
responsibility for Departmental undergraduate teaching in Pre-Modern
East Slavic cultures across a broad chronological range, to contribute
to the teaching of the Ukrainian and/or the Russian language, and to
supervise postgraduate students at masters and doctoral level. The
language of instruction is English. The successful candidate will also
be expected to play an active role in supporting and developing the
Cambridge Ukrainian Studies programme of academic and cultural
activities, and to undertake departmental and faculty administrative
duties as required.
Further particulars of the post are available at http://www.mml.cam.ac.uk/faculty/jobs
The pensionable salary is currently £37,382 to £47,314. The appointment
is to the retiring age, subject to a probationary period (normally of
Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of the Department of Slavonic Studies, Dr Chris Ward, (+44) (0)1223 760817; email@example.com
Applications should be sent to the Secretary to the Appointments
Committee, Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages, Sidgwick Avenue,
Cambridge CB3 9DA, or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Applications are to arrive no later than the closing date of 17:00 on
Tuesday 17 December 2013. Applications should include a covering letter,
curriculum vitae including a list of publications, the names and
contact details of THREE referees and a completed form CHRIS/6 (Parts 1
and 3 only, available from www.admin.cam.ac.uk/offices/hr/forms/chris6/
Applicants must ensure that all three references are received by the
Secretary to the Appointments Committee by the closing date.
Applications should also include, in print or in electronic form, ONE
published article or ONE chapter-length specimen of research. If there
are any enquiries regarding this process please telephone the Personnel
Administrator, Adam Cooley, on +44(0)1223 760810.
It is expected that short-listed candidates will be invited for interview in Cambridge early in February 2014.
Please quote reference GR02167 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.
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