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Last updated: 8 September, 2022


Instructor of Russian

The Department of Modern Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a full-time, three-semester position in Russian to include the Spring 2023 semester and the full 2023–24 academic year. The teaching assignment will run from January 12, 2023 to Jun 12, 2023 and from August 15, 2023 to mid-June 2024. Duties will include teaching elementary to advanced Russian Language (expected teaching load of three courses per semester), contributing to major recruitment, and participating in and organizing activities for the Russian Language Program.

Requirements: MA or PhD (preferred) in Russian Language and Literature, Pedagogy, Foreign Language Pedagogy, Second Language Acquisition, or a related field; experience teaching Russian language to English-speaking students at the college level; native or near-native fluency in Russian; excellent command of English.

To apply: Please send application materials in a single email, using “Russian Instructor” in the subject line, to Russian section head Dustin Condren,, and include the following:

1.      Cover letter

2.      Curriculum vitae

3.      Terminal degree transcripts

4.      Full set of recent teaching evaluations

5.      Two letters of recommendation (to be sent separately by recommenders to the same email address with “Russian instructor recommendation” in the subject line).

Review of complete applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. 

The position is contingent on enrollment and staffing needs, and hiring is contingent upon a background check, funding, and proper immigration status for International Instructors. The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides. (See for more information.)