Job announcement: Associate Professor/Professor of Comparative Studies of Cinema and/or Photography (European University at St. Petersburg)

The deadline for application is April, 10, 2014.

The Department of Art History of the European University at Saint-Petersburg opens a position of Associate Professor/Professor of Comparative studies of cinema and/or photography.

The Professor/Associate Professor of Comparative studies of cinema and/or photography shall teach two one-year courses in cinema and/or photography, based on research of these media in connection with other arts and media placing them in intellectual and social contexts. The Professor/Associate Professor shall supervise students' theses of MA and Ph. D. levels, participate in the seminars where MA and PhD students present their reports, publish a series of articles in the field of the professorship (in peer-reviewed journals), organize several seminars, master-classes and scholarly conferences, and prepare for publication a critical anthology in the field of professorship compiled from foreign texts which present current state of research.

The applicant is expected to have teaching and research experience and expertise in the fields of the professorship – comparative study of cinema and/or photography. He or she has to have the Candidate of Science or Ph. D. degree. The candidate must be fluent both in Russian and English. The language of teaching can be Russian or English; however students' papers supervised by the Professor/Associate Professor will be written in Russian mostly. Editing of the anthology requires proficiency in Russian too.

The level of the position (Professor or Associate Professor – Russian "Dozent") and the salary is to be defined by the University and depends on professional merits and experience of the candidate. EUSP would especially prioritize applications from candidates who have Russian Doctor of Sciences degree or will be able to obtain in in the nearest future.

The position will be opened August 1, 2014, and expanded for three academic years. If the results of the Professorship are considered successful, the position will become permanent.

The candidate should provide his/her CV, a letter of application and name 2 referees familiar with his/her work as well as three-years plane of teaching and research.

Email applications to; Fax: 7-812-3867639

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