Assistant Professor of Slavic Languages and Literatures – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The department of Slavic Languages and Literatures in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California) invites applications for a tenure-track position at the level of assistant professor in the area of 19th-century Russian literature, with an emphasis on prose. In addition to Ph.D. by August 2024 and significant scholarly potential, native or near-native fluency in Russian is required.  The successful applicant will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses, including courses in the University’s general education program. 

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the “Apply” link at the top or bottom of this page. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, sample of scholarly writing, and the names of three individuals who can be contacted by USC for references. In order to receive full consideration materials should be submitted no later than November 1, 2023.

The annual base salary range for this position is $99,800 – $105,400. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The university particularly encourages members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting

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