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Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 13:25:56 -0500
From: Serguei A. Oushakine <oushakin@Princeton.EDU>
To: oushakin@Princeton.EDU
Subject: Job: Assistant Professor, Russian Studies (Aarhus University, Denmark)


Aarhus University - Assistant Professor, Russian Studies

Location: Denmark
Institution Type: College/University
Position Type: Assistant Professor
Submitted: Friday, January 16th, 2009

Main Category: Social and Cultural History
Secondary Categories:  	Russian/Soviet History

Assistant Professor in Russian Studies
The Institute of History and Area Studies
Reference number 2009-212/1-160

The Department of History and Area Studies invites applications for an
assistant professorship in Russian studies. The position is tenable from
August 1, 2009.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent and document research
qualifications within the field of modern Russian cultural studies
(literature, film, media, youth culture, or related fields). Applicants
must furthermore demonstrate strong language skills in Russian.

An assessment committee will evaluate the applicants, who must
demonstrate a scholarly production equivalent to the Ph.D. level and
have sound records of pedagogical skills (preferably including teaching
in English). The successful candidate must be able and prepared to teach
broadly in the fields of Russian culture. The Department views Russian
Studies as an integrated part of European and East European studies and
therefore desires a candidate who is able to situate his/her interest,
research and teaching of Russian culture in a broader geographical and
cultural context.

Teaching at the Department is conducted in Danish and English.
Applicants without any knowledge of Danish are required, if appointed,
to acquire within two years a sufficient level of proficiency in the
language to be able to participate in all the activities of the

It is expected that the person appointed will be present at the
Department on a normal daily basis.

Prospective candidates are invited to view the Institute's web pages at

Informal inquiries may be directed to Head of Institute Jan Ifversen,
tel +45 8942 6492, email kultji@hum.au.dk
The Institute of History and Area Studies comprises four departments,
the Department of Asian Studies, the Department of East European
Studies, the Department of European Studies and the Department of
History and offers programmes in history, European Studies (including
East European Studies), South Asian Studies, Chinese and Japanese. The
institute has an academic staff of around 50 and some 900 students.

All are invited to apply, regardless of age, gender, race, religion and
Applicants must submit curriculum vitae, a list of publications
(CD-rom), documentation of teaching experience and other qualifications
and 3 copies of a maximum of 5 publications to be considered in the
evaluation. For further information see

The Faculty refers to the Ministerial Order No. 92 of 15. February 2008
about the appointment of teaching and research staff at Danish
universities. (No English version)
Salary and other terms of employment will be in accordance with the
agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation
of Professional Organizations, including the agreed-upon job structure.
The letter of application (marked with the number mentioned below)
should be addressed to the Aarhus University, Journalkontoret, Ndr.
Ringgade 1, DK-8000 Aarhus C.
Publications (also marked with the number mentioned below) should be
sent to the Institute of History and Area Studies, Aarhus University,
Building 1410, Ndr. Ringgade, DK-8000 Aarhus C.
Closing date: Deadline for applications: Monday 2 March 2009, 12 o'clock
Please mark the application: 2009-212/1-160

Aarhus University offers a good and inspiring education and research
environment for 35,000 students and 8,500 members of staff, who produce
academic results of a high international standard. The budgeted turnover
for 2009 amounts to EUR 700 million. The university's strategy and
development contract are available at www.au.dk.

Contact Info:
Aarhus University
Ndr. Ringgade 1
8000 Aarhus C

Website: http://www.au.dk/index.jsp

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