Faculty Search

Faculty Search

The School of Advanced Studies is recruiting professors in Cultural Studies, History (in particular, History of Technology), Film and Media Studies, Media Production, Psychology, Sociology, Information Technology and System Analysis, Economics, and Higher Education.

SAS is a growing interdisciplinary research center and educational institution (BA/MA) at the University of Tyumen, which opened in 2017 to serve as an international benchmark for universities across Russia. SAS operates in English and currently employs 29 full-time faculty from 17 countries, most of whom received their PhDs from universities top-ranked globally.

Research at SAS is organized around interdisciplinary team projects which replace disciplinary academic departments. BA education at SAS is modelled on a liberal arts and sciences paradigm; we are committed to values of transformative education that spans disciplines and encourages students’ independent academic work in small classes. SAS MA program in Experimental Higher Education underscores our understanding of education as a process in need of continuous reinvention.

We are interested in scholars committed to both research and teaching, who believe in the power of complex conversations across disciplinary boundaries. Jobs at SAS provide a rare chance to develop one’s research and teaching in an experimental environment and to contribute to shaping an innovative new institution.

SAS professors will teach in SAS 7 BA majors and 2 MA programs, contribute to SAS core curriculum and offer elective courses. SAS faculty regular annual teaching load is four 90-minute classes a week across 32 teaching weeks with a typical class size of less than 20 students. SAS professors are also expected to supervise 3rd and 4th year students’ research projects.

SAS offers either one-year or three-year renewable faculty appointments starting August 2021, pays competitive salaries, provides health insurance and research allowance. Suitable and interested candidates might be offered an initial visiting professor appointment in the Spring 2021. Preliminary interviews will be conducted online; short-listed candidates will be invited for a campus visit.

Please, apply with your CV and a cover letter specifying the candidate’s desired role in SAS research and teaching environment as well as three letters of recommendation sent separately. Please, direct all materials to job.sas@utmn.ru . Review of applications will begin November 10. The positions will be open until filled.