Senior Language Teaching Officer in Russian

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

The Slavonic Studies Section in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages at the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint a Senior Language Teaching Officer in Russian from 1 October 2018.

The Senior Language Teaching Officer (SLTO) in Russian coordinates and leads the Russian language teaching curriculum at all levels at the University of Cambridge. S/he provides superlative language teaching to students across all parts of the Cambridge course and contributes to the intellectual and administrative activities of the Slavonic Studies Section and the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages.

The successful candidate will be a suitably qualified native or near-native speaker of Russian with an excellent command of English. S/he will have extensive experience of teaching Russian in a Higher Education context and a recognised qualification in teaching Russian as a foreign language or engagement in professional development within their language teaching experience.

In order for your application to be considered, please upload a covering letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and a list of publications (if not included in your CV) before the vacancy closes at 12:00 midnight (BST) on Thursday 26 April 2018.

Applicants must provide the names and contact details of two referees who are familiar with their work in the relevant field. References will be requested after the closing date.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Candidates are welcome to seek more information beyond the Further Particulars by contacting Dr Rory Finnin, Director of the Slavonic Studies Section, at

Interview Date(s): It is hoped to hold interviews in the week commencing 7 May 2018.

Please quote reference GP15016 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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